98 Pinoy kids capture award in Australian math contest

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AustralianMath_awardees_1000x700 Andres Rico Gonzales, Grade 8 student, emerged as one of the only 42 students worldwide who got perfect scores among the 300,000 participants from 40 countries including the Philippines who joined the contest this year. The AMC was administered simultaneously in each participating country. Executive director Mike Clapper of the Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT), which organizes the AMC, flew to Manila from Australia for the awarding ceremony of the Filipino winners held on Oct. 23 at the Manila Grand Opera Hotel in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Clapper awarded the winners together with Andrew Hodges, first secretary of the Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Dr. Simon Chua, president of the Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines (MTG); Ruby Cristobal, head of the S&T Manpower Education Research and Promotion Division of the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI); and Dr. Isidro Aguilar, MTG business manager. Gonzales received the AMC medal and the Peter O?Halloran Certificate of Excellence for his feat. ?Filipino students do very well (in the competition),? said Clapper. Other AMC medalists are Kyle Patrick Dulay of the Philippine Science High School-Main, Vince Jan Torres of Sta. Rosa Science and Technology High School and Farrell Eldrian Wu of MGC New Life Christian Academy. Filipino students who won Prize Awards are Nicholas Marcus Lua, Kei Hang Derek Chan, and Alexandra Gochian, all of Saint Jude Catholic School; Raphael Dylan Dalida, St. Mary?s Academy-Pasay; Erin Christen Noceda, Special Education Center for the Gifted-Subic Bay; Filbert Ephraim Wu, MGC New Life Christian Academy; Annika Angela Mei Tamayo, Ateneo De Iloilo-SMCS; Frederick Ivan Tan, Xavier School; Bryce Ainsley Sanchez, Grace Christian College; Sean Ty, Zamboanga Chong Hua High School; and Clyde Wesley Ang, Chiang Kai Shek College. ?The 2015 AMC results showed that Filipino students continue to demonstrate remarkable competencies in the field of mathematics,? said Chua. In her message, DOST-SEI director Josette Biyo said, ?Our performances in the AMC and other mathematics and science competitions have been very promising to say the least. It has become a trend that our Philippine contingents constantly bring home medals and honorable distinctions that seems to challenge our students even more to perform better in other competitions.? ?A big congratulations to all the students who won a prize this year in the Australian Mathematics Competition,? Hodges told the awardees. The 83 Filipino students who received the AMC High Distinction award are: Year 3 Middle Primary Michaella Kisha Camba – Bolinao Integrated School-Pangasinan Leon Chua – Mother Goose Special School System Neo Gatbalayan – British School Manila Alysa Corinne Llantero – De La Salle University Integrated School STC Luigi Trevor Lui – Grace Christian College Justin Miguel Ngo Grace Christian College Matteo Sy – British School Manila Year 4 Middle Primary Theodore Abara – La Salle Green Hills David Addison Calimlim – De La Salle University Integrated School STC Marinoelle Castillo – Notre Dame of Greater Manila Rovi Gabriel Dela Cruz – Pasig Catholic College Armea Helena Sien Dimayacyac – Notre Dame of Greater Manila Walsh Nico Letran – Saint Jude Catholic School Hashanti Nikisha Liao – St. Stephen’s High School Lauren Reyes – Saint Jude Catholic School Mico Xander Rubico – Calamba Elementary School John Renzo Umadhay – SPED-Integrated School for Exceptional Children Year 5 Upper Primary Marianne Casugbo – Hua Siong College of Iloilo Reginald Cedric Lim – Grace Christian College Kian Colin Chua – Saint Jude Catholic School Noel Stephen Dequito – Xavier School Nuvali Ethan Cedric Jao – Saint Jude Catholic School Sigfred Kerwayne Kwan – Zamboanga Chong Hua High School Phoemela Ashley Talabucon – UP Integrated School Chiara Bernadette Tan-Gatue – Saint Jude Catholic School Cassidy Kyler Tan – Davao Christian High School Sean Matthew Tan – Jubilee Christian Academy Kristen Steffi Teh – Grace Christian College James Martin Young – SPED-ISEC-Iloilo Year 6 Upper Primary Jedd-Sebastian Abrigo – Notre Dame of Greater Manila Gabriel Alteza – Meridian International Learning Experience-QC Adalbert Apuya – Aquinas University of Legazpi Jodi Marcia Arcadio – Notre Dame of Greater Manila Dominic Lawrence Bermudez – Notre Dame of Greater Manila Jose Maria Bernardo II – Ateneo de Manila Grade School Shawn Darren Chua – MGC New Life Christian Academy Justin Teng Soon Khoo – Learning Circle-Olongapo City Lance Heinrich Lim – Saint Jude Catholic School Enrico Rolando Martinez – Xavier School Rexza Mae Panaligan – Santa Barbara Central Elementary School-Iloilo Jethro Asahel Roxas – Ann Arbor Montessori-Bi?an Trisha Danielle Sia – Chiang Kai Shek College Keean Nathaniel Tang – UNO High School Year 7 Junior Immanuel Josiah Balete – St. Stephen’s High School Jhervey Edric Cheng – Chiang Kai Shek College Vincent Dela Cruz – Valenzuela City Science High School Naomi Anne King – Saint Jude Catholic School Ryan-Jericho Sy – Chiang Kai Shek College Oniluv Troy Tabujara – Falcon School Gregory Charles Tiong – Saint Jude Catholic School Year 8 Junior Eion Nikolai Chua – MGC New Life Christian Academy Fedrick Lance Lim – Zamboanga Chong Hua High School Raymund Carlo Masbano – St. John?s Institute-Bacolod City Andrei Raphael Mayuga – Colegio San Agustin-Makati Marjana Ysabella Montanez – Philippine Science High School-Main Stefan Marcus Ong – Saint Jude Catholic School Andrhea Angelina San Gabriel – University of Baguio Science High School Kathleen Ann Sison – Hua Siong College of Iloilo Bert Joseph Tropicales – Philippine Science High School-Main Jonathan Conrad Yu – Philippine Christian Gospel School Year 9 Intermediate John Michael Alarcado – Fountain International School-San Juan Aeram Clester Albo – Quezon City Science High School Vicente Raphael Chan – Zamboanga Chong Hua High School Jinger Chong – Saint Jude Catholic School Jan Joshua Cruz – Pasig Catholic College Lawrence Gabriel Dy – CCF Life Academy Foundation Christian Philip Gelera – Philippine Science High School-Main Shamira Liao – St. Stephen’s High School Year 10 Intermediate Christopher Banzon – Makati Science High School Luke Matthews Bernardo – Philadelphia High School-Quezon City Jaymi Mae Ching – Jubilee Christian Academy Shaquille Wyan Que – Grace Christian College Carl Joshua Quines – Valenzuela City Science High School Isabel Jocyn Villanueva – PAREF Woodrose School Makarios Joash Wee – Philippine Christian Gospel School-Cebu Eason Wong – Philippine Cultural College-Caloocan Year 11 Senior Alfonso Miguel Abella – Grace Christian College Sedrick Keh – Xavier School Grant Aaron King – Grace Christian College Kelsey Lim Tiong Soon – Grace Christian College Gerrick Spencer Limsiy – Grace Christian College Margarita Penson – Makati Hope Christian School Hans Markson Tan – St. Stephen’s High School]]>

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