YEAR 9 to 11 students from 27 schools nationwide recently participated in the Pehin Jawatan Dalam Challenge Trophy History Quiz.
The competition is jointly organised by the History Centre, Awang Semaun Secondary School and the Media in Service Centre (MiSC), Ministry of Education.
The preliminary rounds took place in June at four different venues. After this 14 schools advanced to the quarter finals of the quiz.
The quarter final round took place last September 30 to October 1 and saw four schools advancing to the semi-final round of the competition.
The four teams are from Sultan Sharif Ali Secondary School, Menglait Secondary School, Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College and Sayyidina Husain Secondary School.
The semi-final and finals is scheduled to take place in November.
The competition aims to spark students’ interest in History, spread awareness among the younger generation on the importance of the History subject and to enliven the spirit of patriotism.
The theme for this year’s quiz is, ‘Sejarah Saksi Semalam Sarana Masa Depan.’