Saturday, October 21, 2017

Iligan City LGU Gives Recognition to Student Achievers

(Tuesday, 19th day of September 2017)

 

ILIGAN CITY – Several students were honored and awarded on September 15 during the flag raising ceremony for giving pride and honor to the Philippines and the City of Iligan in various international competitions.

In the International Mathematics Wizard Challenge (IMWC) on May 17 in Xiamen, China (participated in by Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Thailand, China, and Philippines) students from Lanao Chung Hua School of Iligan City brought home the bacon. Kassia Rhiannon S. Tiu and Joellianne Elisha G. Diaz each bagged bronze award, while Jayden Elyze G. Diaz seized the silver award. Sydney Kaede D. Sy, on the other hand, won a bronze medal in the International Mathematics Challenge (IMC) held  in Singapore on August 4-7. International Mathematics Challenge (IMC) aims to provide students with the opportunity to be innovative, creative and to develop a global mindset in the pursuit of knowledge. The biennial event allows students to showcase and pit their skills in a rigorous competition in the application of mathematics. Students will have the opportunities to interact in social and cultural activities (http://www.nushigh.edu.sg/admission-n-outreach/outreach/singapore-international-mathematics-challenge).

Kyla Keith S. Tan, also from Lanao Chung Hua School won the silver award and Andrea Margarette Y. Ganancial from Tambo Central School won the gold award in the most recent event, the International Mathematics Open for Young Achievers (IMOYA) on September 1-4 in Singapore. The IMOYA was participated in by 2,203 students from the different regions all over Asia. Contestants are from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand (https://philnews.ph/2017/09/09/pinoy-wins-273-medals-math-contest/).

Some awardees were not able to attend the city flag raising ceremony but, likewise, deserve to be mentioned and praised. These students are: Alan Nageena A, Mamutk (Tambo Central School, Bronze Medalist, IMWC), Rutchell C. Guibay (La Salle Academy, Silver Medalist, IMWC), and Chauncy Ryle Rojo (Philippine Science High School-Central Mindanao Campus, Silver Medalist, IMOYA).

 

– –  Kristoff S./Web-CIO

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