TOURNAMENT of CHAMPIONS at Yale University
What sets the final round apart from those preceding it, is that the ToC takes place in the prestigious Yale University, alma mater to the likes of George W. Bush and Bill and Hillary Clinton. But in addition to its impressive ranking and list of notable alumni, what makes the school even greater is its breathtaking collegiate gothic architecture. Robert A. M. Stern, Dean of Yale’s School of Architecture, once said: “Our campus is a living history of the architecture and urbanism of its three centuries in New Haven.” From the dining halls to the courtyards, to say that every inch of the magnificent university is stunning would be an understatement and we were more than honoured and exhilarated to have been given the opportunity to compete in a venue with an unmatched atmosphere that is very inspiring, ultimately motivating us to fight even harder for the medals we have stayed up so many late nights for.
We are more than proud to announce that this year’s ToC is Sekolah Victory Plus’ most successful final round to date! Our two senior teams produced very great results. Stephanie raked in eight medals, Denisa brought home six, Michael scored four medals, both Atta and Karla won three while Adelia got two medals. The junior team was equally amazing with Mathew winning 5 medals and both Gabriela and Schalke bringing back 2 medals. Our school’s teams managed to win 35 medals collectively, but above that, the lessons learned, the memories made, and the people we met are what made our trip to U.S.A so special and rewarding; and we can’t be any more grateful to have come back to Indonesia with a greater love for life and learning.