Minister of Education Praise the Thai student team for winning 3 gold medals and 2 silver medals at the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad.
On October 1, 2023, Pol. Gen. Phoempoon Chidchob, Minister of Education Congratulations to the Thai student team for winning 3 gold medals and 2 silver medals from the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad in the Hellenic Republic.
“I would like to congratulate the students, teachers, and everyone involved. I would also like to thank the team of the Foundation for the Promotion of Academic Olympics and Development of Science Education Standards. Under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Princess Galyani Vadhana Krom Luang Narathiwat Rajanagarindra (NTF) who helped take care of Thai students to participate in the competition and make a reputation for the nation this time. Especially winning the Absolute Winner award, the highest score in the world. It is a matter of great admiration.”
For the results of the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad Junior Secondary School No. 2 (IOAA-Jr 2023) between 24-30 September 2023 in Volos, Hellenic Republic. Thailand representatives received 3 gold medals, 2 silver medals and the Absolute Winner, the highest score in the world, as follows:
Chaiyaphon Nonthasut, Suankularb Wittayalai School won the gold medal and received the Absolute Winner award, the highest score in the world.
Apiwit Channarong, Suankularb Wittayalai School won the gold medal
Nanthon Kitphadung, Dibuk Phang Nga Wittayayon School won the gold medal
Natthanan Chenyongsak, Saengthongwittaya School received a silver medal
Piti Thammakowit, Demonstration School, SWU Pathumwan, received a silver medal.
Team leader teacher
Asst. Prof. Dr. Monsit Thanasitkoson, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (Team Leader)
Dr. Narimas Jay and Prince of Songkla University, Pattani (Deputy Team Leader)
Dr. Matiphon Tangmatitham, National Astronomical Research Institute
Teacher Kulchaya Pittayawongruek Suankularb Wittayalai School.
Source: Thai News Agency