‘Green Flame Project – Smart Energy Competition’, jointly held by Towngas and Hong Kong Education City and co-organised by the Education Bureau, was successfully concluded at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre today. Aiming to deepen students’ understanding of smart energy by encouraging them to apply STEAM knowledge and hands-on skills in producing innovation solutions, a panel of judges comprising of experts in the field selected the top three teams in the primary and secondary school divisions in the final round of the competition and results were announced at the Award Presentation Ceremony this afternoon. Ying Wa College and Tai Koo Primary School were awarded the Champion of the secondary and primary school division respectively. The teams were awarded a $100,000 scholarship as a token of encouragement.
With ‘Smart Energy’ as its core theme, this competition featured 139 participating teams from 66 primary or secondary schools. Contestants underwent a preparation process which included learning seminars, judging for the preliminary round among other events for more than 7 months. The aim of the competition is to encourage participating students to make breakthroughs continuously during the learning process, and to assist them in building their professional connections for a career in science, technology and innovation. The eight finalists of each division were selected from the 48 teams in the preliminary round, with Ying Wa College as the champion, Ng Yuk Secondary School as the 1st
runner-up and Lai King Catholic Secondary School as the 2nd
runner-up in the secondary school division; and Tai Koo Primary School as the champion, TWGHs Ma Kam Chan Memorial Primary School as the 1st
runner-up and LST Leung Kau Kui Primary School (Branch) as the 2nd
runner-up in the primary school division. Other awards for each division include five merit awards and one most active participation award.
Students of Tai Koo Primary School, the champion of the primary school division, introduced their project.
Ying Wa College, the champion of the secondary school division, hopes to reduce carbon emissions through their project ‘Smart Glass Buildings’.