PSHS tops 2015 Regional Statistics Quiz for High School Students

October 30, 2015 10:58 am 

ILOILO CITY, Oct 30 — Philippine Science High School (PSHS) of Western Visayas bested 22 other schools in the recently concluded Regional Statistics Quiz for High School Students in Region 6 held at the RDC Conference Hall, NEDA-VI Office in this city.

Deanne Alcalde, Maxim Grace Sorongon and Cris Jericho Cruz represented PSHS and consistently topped the preliminary and final rounds. In second place was Iloilo National High School and Hua Siong College of Iloilo-Ledesco Campus follows at third place. Alcalde, Sorongon and Cruz were coached by Dr. Myrna Libutaque, Mr. Ranel Abellar and Ms. Charmaigne Aguirre.

The annual regional quiz conducted by NEDA Region VI is designed to enable the youth to explore their talents and abilities on statistics and its application in other fields of interest by participating in a competition with their contemporaries from other schools and to develop appreciation on the use of statistics in development planning to improve people’s lives.

The winners received trophies, certificates of commendation and cash prizes – Php15,000 for the first prize, Php10,000 for the second prize and Php8,000 for the third prize, during the NSM Closing Ceremonies at the Diamond Jubillee Hall of the Division of Iloilo, Iloilo City on October 29, 2015. Their respective coaches and schools were likewise given certificates of commendation. (PNA)

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