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Sep 07, 2011

Neither by mere luck nor chance, the Filipino participants outsmarted many of their foreign counterparts in the recently concluded 8th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO) for Primary School Students held on September 2- 6, 2011 in Naga City.

Shining the brightest were Farrell Eldrian Wu of MGC New Life Christian Academy in Taguig who swept the competition by winning champion in Math Theory while Raphael Villaluz of San Beda College-Alabang in Muntinlupa had been declared champion in Science Experiment. Obviously, it is the passion in mathematics and science in them that have brought out such remarkable feats in science and math.

The Philippine teams composed of PH NCR, PH Region 4A, PH Naga, and PH Province garnered a total of 28 medals in mathematics and another 28 medals in science, that is, 4 gold, 7 silver and 17 bronze medals in mathematics; and 2 gold, 5 silver and 21 bronze medals in science category.  Here are the complete lists of winners for both contests.

1.   Wu, Farrell Eldrian Gold MGC New Life Christian Academy
2.   Keh, Sedrick Scott Gold Xavier School
3.   Ang, Clyde Wesley Gold Chiang Kai Shek College
4,   Suarez, Errol John Gold Bicol University Basic Education Dept
5.   Jaba, Andrea Silver St. Jude Catholic School
6.   Patupat, Alberto John L. Silver Region IV-A
7.   Claveria, Elijamin Wolfgang Silver Region IV-A
8.   Uy, Mark Christopher Silver Xavier School
9.   Hingan, John Aries Ceazar T. Silver San Beda College Alabang
10. Tañada, Patrick Allen Silver Pembo Elementary School, Makati City
11. Ildesa, Miguel Lorenzo Silver Westbridge School, Iloilo City
12.  Que, Shaquille Wyan T. Bronze Grace Christian College
13.  Tsai, Terence Brian Bronze Chiang Kai Shek College
14.  Gattud, Kyle Aiden A. Bronze Region IV-A
15.  Corpuz, Frederick Matthew Bronze Colegio San Agustin - Makati
16.  Chan, Vicente Raphael C. Bronze Zamboanga Chong Hua High School
17.  Bernardo, Luke Matthews B. Bronze Philadephia School, Quezon City
18.  Susana, Mark Ebson R. Bronze Region IV-A
19.  Wong, Samantha Louise E. Bronze Philippine Institute of Quezon City
20.  Opulencia, Justine Marcus A. Bronze Region IV-A
21.  Robredo, Jillian Therese Bronze Universidad de Sta. Isabel, Naga City
22.  Locsin, Jose Ignacio A. Bronze St. John’s Institute, Bacoloc City
23.  Santos, Emmanuel Paulo A. Bronze Colegio San Agustin - Binan
24.  Briones, Rugilyn Bronze Naga City
25.  Panes, Angela Claire Bronze Naga Hope Christian School
26.  Alentajan, Viq Ashley Bronze Canumay West Elem School, Valenzuela City 
27.  Borja, Christopher John Bronze Ateneo de Naga
28.  Hufano, Cheska Marina C. Bronze Mother Goose Special School, Dagupan City
1.   Villaluz, Raphael Gold San Beda College Alabang
2.   Gelera, Christian Philip Gold National Capital Region
3.   Ramos, Aroanna Sofia Silver National Capital Region
4.   San Ramon, Mikaela A. Silver Naga City
5.   Go, Xavier Jefferson Ray Silver Zamboanga Chong Hua High School                  
6.   Ojeda, Yna Mari D.C. Silver Naga City
7.   Doblon, Hazel France B. Silver Naga City
8.   Co, Miko Johnson Bronze St. Stephen’s High School
9.   Razon, Justin Brian L. Bronze Naga City
10. Naldoza, Christian Joseph B. Bronze Region IV-A
11. Tech, Lorenz Matthew Bronze Pasig Catholic College
12. Baluyut, Azriel Cais T Bronze Davao Christian High School
13. Uy, Matthew Johann Bronze Xavier School
14. Coralde, Frances Marie Kyle S. Bronze Naga City 
15. Soria, Guinevere P. Bronze Precious International School, Davao City
16. Caramoan, Ina Francesca C. Bronze Naga City 
17. Javier, Franchell Eda M. Bronze Naga City 
18. Montales, Luis Alfonso Bronze Colegio San Agustin Makati
19. Fortuna, Q-Shane Lilian E. Bronze Naga City 
20. Bondad, Miguel Angelo E. Bronze Region IV-A
21. Lat, Reyshell Marie Bronze Region IV-A
22. Notorio, Paolo Carmelo F. Bronze Naga City 
23. Lazaro, Lorenzo Thomas  Bronze Ateneo de Manila Grade School
24. Cea, Jehiel Angelica Mari C. Bronze Naga City 
25. Alo, Kristine Mae M. Bronze Region IV-A
26. Balayan, Christopher James Bronze St. Mary’s College Quezon City
27. Sagle, Norking Ace Bronze National Capital Region
28. Balane, Mary Katherine M. Bronze Naga City 

The contests focused on short-answer problem, essay type problem, exploration problem in mathematics and theoretical and experimental problems in science had been participated in by 131 and 137 contestants in science and math respectively from 12 countries:  China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and the Philippines.

The host city headed by Hon. John D. Bongat, mayor of Naga City and chairman- 8th IMSO with Dr. Simon Chua, co-chairman and resident of MTG Philippines had expressed their delight with how the young Filipino math and science wizards fare in both contests.

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