Kelsey Lim Tiong Soon, a 4th year student of Grace Christian College struck back with another perfect score,
a consistent feat showing her seemingly inexhaustible number prowess, this time
in the Hypatia Contest, a math
challenge run by the Center for Education in Mathematics and computing of the
University of Waterloo in Canada.
Tiong Soon, 15, one of the best in her batch, showed her flair for mathematics
more eloquently than most of her peers. Her score, 40 out of 40, tightened her
reins on her foreign counterparts from 49 cities worldwide to secure her lead. In
this latest achievement, she stood with 6 other perfect scorers, all from
year, the Philippines is first in the rank among the many other participating countries
due to the outstanding average score of the Filipino team in the Hypatia
Contest. Thus, the credit also went to
these four Filipino math whiz kids, Nathanael
Joshua Balete of St. Stephen’s High School, Harvey Eaton Uy of British School Manila, Kaye Janelle Yao and Jason
Carlo Carranceja of Grace Christian College.
result of the Fryer Contest is
another remarkable success for the Philippines. This time, three Filipino
number crunchers achieved a mark that was just a point away from the perfect
score. With the seven others from Troy, Michigan, the almost faultless marks
belonged to Kyle Patrick Dulay of
Philippine Science High School – Main Campus, Albert John Patupat of Holy Rosary College and Terence Brian Tsai of Chiang Kai Shek College.
other Filipino math wizards in the honor roll of the Fryer Contest were Clyde Wesley Ang of Chiang Kai Shek
College, Luke Matthews Bernardo of
Philadelphia High School, Shaquille Wyan
Que and Adam Christopher Chan of
Grace Christian College, Christopher
Banzon of Makati Science High School, Alyana
Zoie Chua of MGC New Life Christian Academy, Miko Johnson Co of St. Stephen’s High School, Matthew Angelo Isidro of St. Jude
Catholic School, Raphael Villaluz of
Philippine Science High School – Main, Jaymi
Mae Ching of Jubilee Christian Academy, John Aries Ceazar Hingan of San Beda College – Alabang, and Kenneth Shi of Philippine Cultural
Philippines ranked 2nd based on the average score of the Pinoy team
in the Fryer Contest, the first place
went to team of Indus Center for
Academic Excellence, Troy MI.
winning moment continued in the Galois Contest when Farrell Eldrian Wu of MGC New Life Christian Academy finished it
with just a point way from the perfect score but still and all, his performance
and of that of his team members mattered in placing the Philippines 5th in the ranking.
the limelight of success in the Galois Contest were Andrew Lawrence Sy and Sedrick
Scott Keh of Xavier School, Andrea Jaba and Isabella Mae Tan of St. Jude
Catholic School, Raymond Joseph Fadri of Makati Science High School and Gen
Mark Tanno of Southville International School and Colleges.
for the job well done!!!