Achievement 2018 – 2019

*US and UK University Acceptance, click here.

*Physics Competitions, click here.

*Chemistry Competitions, click here.

*Michael Smith Science Contest, click here.

*Private School Application, click here.

*Mathematics Competitions, click here.

*Computer Competitions, click here.

*Debate Competitions, click here.

*Writing Competitions, click here.

US and UK University Acceptance (2018-2019)

This year, 19 Olympiads School students have been accepted into elite US and UK universities.

  • Princeton University: Henry Tang, Richard Zhu
  • Stanford University: Cecilia Xia
  • Yale University: Linda Liu
  • Cornell University: Jessica Sun, Evan Lee
  • University of Chicago: Keyer Thyme
  • University of Cambridge: Steven Mai
  • University of California San Diego: Judy Liu
  • Carnegie Mellon University: Bill Qin, Howard Halim
  • Harvard University/ Princeton University/MIT/Yale University: Jennifer Liang
  • Yale University/Duke-NUS Medical School: Jacqueline Jin
  • University of Pennsylvania: Grant Li, Frank Hong
  • University of Pennsylvania (Wharton/Engineering Dual Degree Program): Yanling Chen
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Victor Rong, William Zhao, Isaac Liao

Mathematics Competitions

1) International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO)

In 2019, five students from Olympiads School, William Zhao, Victor Rong, Thomas Guo, Howard Halim, and David Tang had been selected to the national team to represent Canada to compete in the IMO in Bath, England.

  • Gold Medal: Victor Rong
  • Silver Medal: Howard Halim
  • Bronze Medal: William Zhao, David Tang, Thomas Guo

2) Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO)

In 2019, the top 3 contestants of the CMO, which was held on March 27th, were all from Olympiads School. They were:


  • First Place: William Zhao, with prize $2000 and a champion trophy
  • Second Place: Victor Rong, with prize $1500
  • Third Place: Howard Halim, with prize $1000


Two students from Olympiads School were listed in the Honorable Mentions (4th to 8th Place). They were Michael Li and Eric Shen.


Former Olympiads School students Thomas Guo, who is currently studying in the U.S., received top three in the international division.

3) Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge (COMC)

This year, nine students from across Canada won the Canadian Champions. Six of them were from Olympiads School. They were:


  • Silver Medal: Victor Rong
  • Bronze Medal: Howard Halim, Eric Shen, William Zhao
  • Honor Roll: Thomas Guo, Michael Li


Olympiads School’s students also did an amazing job in different Grades Divisions:


  • Grade 12 (awarded to 9 students in total)
    • Silver – Victor Rong
    • Bronze – Howard Halim and William Zhao
    • Honor Roll – Bill Qin


  • Grade 11 (awarded 11 students in total)
    • Silver – Michael Li
    • Honor Roll – Brian Chau, David Tang, and Kevin Wan

4) Seven students from Olympiads School qualified for 2019 Canadian Mathematics Winter Camp

This year, 14 students in total from Canada were invited to the 2019 Canadian Mathematics Winter Camp. There were 7 students from Olympiads School who received invitation to the 2019 Winter Camp. They were William Zhao, Victor Rong, Thomas Guo, Howard Halim, Michael Li, David Tang, and Jennifer Liang.

5) Asian Pacific Mathematics Olympiads (APMO)

In 2019 APMO, students from Olympiads School received top 3 among all Canadian candidates.


  • 1st Place: Victor Rong
  • 2nd Place: William Zhao
  • 3rd Place: Thomas Guo


Another two students from Olympiads School got into top ten among Canadian candidates. They were David Tang (7th Place) and Michael Li (8th Place).

6) United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO)

In 2019, 16 Canadian students qualified for USAMO. Nine of them were from Olympiads School. They were William Zhao, Victor Rong, Howard Halim, Michael Li, Eric Shen, David Tang, Alex Xu, Thomas Guo, and Bill Qin.

7) Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament (HMMT)

This year, almost a thousand competitors attended the HMMT. Victor Rong received 7th place in the individual overall score and Michael Li received 35th place.

     Individual Competition (Around 1000 students)

  • Algebra and Math Theory

Victor Rong achieved 9th place; Bill Qin and Michael Li achieved 42nd place;

  • Geometry

Victor Rong achieved 14th place; Howard Halim achieved 29th place (In UTS team);

  • Combinatorics

Victor Rong achieved 19th place; Michael Li achieved 21st place; Chau achieved 24th place (Usually in the individual competitions, top 50 will be listed on the honorable list)

     Group Competition (Around 100 teams)

  • GUTS

Olympiads School Team (Arcana) achieved 27th place;


Olympiads School Team (Arcana) achieved 16th place;


Olympiads School Team (Arcana) achieved 26th place;


Olympiads School Team (Arcana) achieved 25th place;

Physics Competitions

1) International Physics Olympiad (IPhO)

In 2019, there were 3 students from Olympiads school selected to the Canadian national team. They were Isaac Liao, Eric Shen,Roger Li, who represented Canada to IPHO, which held in Israel.

2) Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)

David Tang achieved 3rd place in CAP, which was held on April 9th, 2019. Eric Shen, Isaac Liao and Roger Li achieved 4th to 6th place.

3) International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT)

This year, six students represented Canada in the 32nd IYPT and received a team Bronze medal. They were Clark Li, Dave Singh, Raymond Lin, Andrew Marin, Jason Xiong. All of them were trained at Olympiads School.

Chemistry Competitions

1) International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO)

Olympiads School students Eric M. Shen and Colin Cai were selected to the Canadian national team and represented Canada to participate IChO in Paris, France 2019.


Eric Shen received a Silver medal.

2) Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO)

The CCO was held in April 2019. Four students from Olympiad School got into top 16 of Ontario. They were Eric M. Shen, Michael Chen, Ivan Kwong, and Andy Xia.

Computer Science Competitions

1) International Olympiad of Informatics (IOI)

In 2019, four students from Olympiads School students had been selected to the national team. They were Victor Rong, Kevin Wan and George Chen. They went to Azerbaijan to participate in the IOI.

2) Canadian Computing Olympiad (CCO)

In 2019, 19 out of 27 students from Olympiads School were qualified to write the CCO. They achieved outstanding results in the CCO.


  • Eight students received gold medals. Five of them were from Olympiads School. They are George Chen, Thomas Guo, Howard Halim, Victor Rong, and Kevin Wan.


  • Nine students received silver medals. Seven of them were from Olympiads School. They were Juho Kim, Sunny Lan, William Li, Ava Pun, Junyi Wang, Richard Yi, and Evan Zhang.


  • Ten students received bronze medals. Two of them were from Olympiads School. They were Allen Pei, Alex Xu, and Royi Luo.

Michael Smith Science Contest

This year, a total of 1266 students participated in the Michael Smith Science Contest. Rally Lin achieved the National Winner. Many other students achieved great results as well:

  • 1st Place: Rally Lin, National Winner
  • 4 students top 1%, they were Rally Lin, King Wang, Andy Gong, Vinson Zhang
  • 2 students top 3%, they were Edward Wu, Zhao Yan
  • 7 students top 10%, they were Hector Chen, Rena Liu, Yiming Sun, Feiyu Lin, Lucas Zhang, Maxwell He, Allan Yin

Debate Competitions

1) International Competitions

2019 World Schools Debate Championships

Three students from Olympiads School were selected to the Canadian national team and represented Canada to attend the WSDC in Thailand this year.


  • Finalists Naomi Panovka, Max Rosen, and Angela Li

Harvard College World Schools Invitational (HCWSI)

This competition was held on March 8th to 10th, 2019. This was the first time Olympiads School attended this competition.


In the final round, Canada A team beat the American A team and won the championship. All students from Canada A team were trained at Olympiads School. They were Angela Li, Max Rosen and Naomi Panovka. The Canada B team reached the quarterfinal. Olympiads School student Alice Chen was in the B team.

2) National Debate Tournament

2018 Canadian National BP Debate Championships

  • Champions Max Rosen (former)
  • 3rd Place Angela Li (former)
  • 8th Place Michael Kanter (former)
  • 2nd Sr. Speaker Max Rosen (former)
  • 4th Sr. Speaker Angela Li (former)
  • 9th Sr. Speaker Alice Chen (former)
  • U15 Champions Angie Lei and Heather Li (former)
  • U15 5th Place Andrew Shi
  • U15 Top Speaker Andrew Shi
  • U15 9th Jr. Speaker Gabby Lin

3) Provincial Debate Tournament

2019 OSDU Jr. Provincial Championships

  • Champion Hugo Hu
  • 2nd Place Michael Chen and Jasma Zhou
  • 3rd Place Jessica Yu
  • 5th Place Andrew Shi
  • 6th Place Ethan Chiang and Edward Yang
  • 7th Place Amy Jia and Tim Guo
  • 8th Place Rally Lin
  • 9th Place Angie Lei
  • 3rd Speaker Jessica Yu
  • 4th Speaker Andrew Shi
  • 6th Speaker Ethan Chiang
  • 8th Speaker Angie Lei

2018 Ontario Oxford Cup Qualifier

  • Champions Andrei Comlosan-Pop and Angela Li (both former)
  • Finalist Max Rosen (former)
  • Finalist Alice Chen (former)
  • Semifinalist Akil Huang and Anna Xia
  • Semifinalst Michael Kanter (former)
  • U-15 Champions Angie Lei and Heather Li (former)
  • U-15 Finalist Andrew Shi
  • Top Speaker Andrei Comlosan-Pop (former)
  • 2nd Speaker Angela Li (former)
  • 4th Speaker Max Rosen (former)
  • Top U-15 Speaker Gabby Lin
  • 6thU-15 Speaker Elizabeth Zhu (former)
  • 9thU-15 Speaker George Wang

10th U-15 Speaker Joyce Chen

4) Debate Tournament held by Universities

2019 Waterloo High Schools BP

  • Finalists Angie Lei and Gaby Lin
  • Finalist Max Rosen (former)
  • Semifinalist Joseph Wu
  • Semifinalist Jonathan Liu (former)
  • Champions Andrew Shi and Tracey Zhang
  • Finalists Stellar Zhang and Isabelle Guo
  • Finalist Ella Zhu
  • Top Speaker Angie Lei
  • 4th Speaker Gaby Lin
  • 7th Speaker Max Rosen (former)
  • 7th Speaker Jonathin Liu (former)
  • Top Jr. Speaker Angie Lei
  • 2nd Jr. Speaker Ella Zhu
  • 4th Jr. Speaker Isabelle Guo
  • 5th Jr. Speaker Stellar Zhang

2019 York U Women’s High School Debate Championship

  • Champions Amy Zhu and Jasma Zhou
  • Finalists Naomi Panovka (former) and Angie Lei
  • Finalists Serena Yuan and Gaby Lin
  • Finalist Anna Ma
  • Semifinalists Hannah Zhao and Hannah Zhao (both former)
  • Quarterfinalists Ella Zhu and Amy Jia
  • Quarterfinalist Vicky Huang
  • Junior Finalists Amber Chen and Celine Chung
  • Top Speaker Naomi Panovka (former)
  • 2nd Speaker Angie Lei
  • 3rd Speaker Gaby Lin
  • 5th Speaker Anna Ma
  • 6th Speaker Serena Yuan
  • 7th Speaker Hannah Zhao (former)
  • 7th Speaker Amy Zhu
  • Top Jr. Speaker Angie Lei
  • 2nd Jr. Speaker Jasma Zhou
  • 3rd Junior Speaker Amber Chen
  • 5th Jr. Speaker Michael Chen

2019 Hart House High Schools

  • Finalist Naomi Panovka (former)
  • Semifinalist Angie Lei
  • Semifinalists Serena Yuan and Gaby Lin
  • Semifinalist Max Rosen (former)
  • Quarter Finalists Akil Huang and Anna Xia
  • Quarterfinalist Jonathan Liu (former)
  • Quarterfinalist Alicen Chen (former)
  • Champions Michael Chen and Jasma Zhou
  • Finalists Amy Jia and Ella Zhu
  • Top Speaker Jonathan Liu (former)
  • 2nd Speaker Angie Lei (junior)
  • 5th Speaker Naomi Panovka (former)
  • 7th Max Rosen (former)
  • Top Jr. Speaker Angei Lei

2019 Western High Schools

  • Finalist Max Rosen (former)
  • Semifinalists Serena Yuan and Gaby Lin
  • Champion Angie Lei
  • Finalist Andrew Shi
  • Top Speaker (tied) Max Rosen (former)
  • 3rd Speaker Gaby Lin
  • 5th Speaker Serena Yuan
  • Top Jr. Speaker Angie Lei
  • 3rd Jr. Speaker Edward Yang
  • 5th Jr. Speaker Ethan Chiang

2019 McGill Bonanza

  • Semifinalist Hannah Zhao (former)
  • Semifinalists Maria Xu and Rally Lin
  • 5th Speaker Hannah Zhao (former)
  • Top Jr. Speaker Rally Lin

2019 Queen’s High Schools Debating Championships

  • Champion Alice Chen (former)
  • Finalist Naomi Panovka (former)
  • Semifinalist Max Xu (former)
  • Quarterfinalist Heather Li (former)
  • Quarterfinalist Emily Deng (former)
  • Octofinalist Hannah Zhao (former)
  • Octofinalists Eric Tu and David Kanter (both former)
  • Champion Angie Lei
  • Semifinalist Randy Chang
  • Semifinalists Michael Chen and Jasma Zhou
  • Top Speaker Alice Chen (former)
  • 2nd Speaker Naomi Panovka (former)
  • 4th Speaker Max Xu (former)
  • 5th Speaker Heather Li (former)
  • Top Jr. Speaker Angie Lei
  • 5th Jr. Speaker Randy Change

2018 York High School BP Tournament

  • Champion Serena Yuan
  • Finalist Hannah Zhao (former)
  • Finalists Sarenna McKellar and Emily Deng (both former)
  • Semifinalist Randy Chang
  • Champions Michael Chen and Jasma Zhou
  • Finalists Edward Wang and Ethan Chiang
  • Top Speaker Serena Yuan
  • 8th Speaker Max Xu (former)
  • 8th Speaker Sarenna McKellar (former)
  • 10th Speaker Victoria Wang (former)
  • 10th Speaker Emily Deng (former)
  • Top Jr. Speaker Randy Chang
  • 2nd Jr. Speaker Michael Chen
  • 3rd Jr. Speaker Jasma Zhou
  • 5th Jr. Speaker Ethan Chiang

2018 Western High School Tournament

  • Champions Naomi Panovka and Max Rosen (both former)
  • Finalist Angela Li (former)
  • Semifinalists Sarenna McKellar and Elizabeth Zhu (both former)
  • Finalist Edward Yang
  • Top Speaker Naomi Panovka (former)
  • 3rd Speaker Max Rosen (former)
  • 5th Speaker Sarenna McKellar (former)
  • 7th Speaker Angela Li (former)
  • Top Jr. Speaker Edward Yang

2018 McGill High School BP

  • Champions Naomi Panovka (former) and Serena Yuan
  • Finalist Alice Chen (former)
  • Semifinalist Heather Li (former)
  • Junior Finalist Angei Lei
  • Top Speaker Naomi Panovka (former)
  • 4thSpeaker Serena Yuan
  • 5thSpeaker Alice Chen (former)
  • 6thSpeaker Heather Li (former)
  • 8thSpeaker and Top Junior Speaker Angei Lei

5) Debate Tournament held by High Schools

2019 Iroquois Ridge Debate Tournament

  • Champion Joyce Chen
  • Finalist Michael Chen
  • Semifinalists Sarah Zhao and Randy Chang
  • Quarterfinalist Jasma Zhou
  • Top Speaker Joyce Chen
  • 2nd Speaker Michael Chen
  • 4th Speaker Gaby Lin
  • 7th Speaker Jasma Zhou

2019 Northern S.S. Debate Tournament

  • Champions Amy Zhu and Akil Huang
  • Finalists Celine Chung and Amber Zhao
  • Semifinalist Andrew Mao
  • Semifinalist Hannah Zhao

2019 Thornhill SS tournament

  • Champion Amy Zhu
  • Finalist Joseph Wu
  • Semifinalists Gaby Lin and Angie Lei
  • Top Speaker Gaby Lin
  • 2nd Speaker Angie Lei
  • 5th Speaker Joseph Wu
  • 10th Speaker Michael Chen

Writing Competitions

1) Commonwealth Essay Contest 2019:

  • Judy Ma – Gold medal
  • Harry Lu – Silver medal
  • Cassandra Nguyen – Bronze medal

2) Polar Expressions 2019

  • 3rd Place: Mingmei Dang (G11)

Private School Application

SSAT Exams

  • In 2018/2019 academic year, there were 55 students invited by UTS to attend 2nd round interview.
  • There was 1 student scored 2130 in SSAT middle level exam. She is Antian Jiang.