Apayao, Philippines – Apayao students have proven their excellence as they achieved medals and merit awards in the final round of Philippine International Math Olympiad (PhIMO) held in Davao City from Sept. 22 to 25, 2023.
The Philippine-hosted, “most sophisticated” international mathematics competition is designed to honor the learners with exceptional wits, mettle, and mathematical abilities through friendly battle, and at the same time foster cultural exchange among participating countries.
Student-delegates from Kindergarten to Grade 12 of Myanmar, Vietnam, Japan, Australia, Iran, Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Philippines gathered in the “King City of the South” for the battle.
Proving their global competence, those from Apayao showcased their brilliance in solving math problems.
At least nine students from Apayao Science High School emerged as medalists or merit awardees.
Adrian Agngarayngay (Secondary 1), Chloe Nirah Lactam (Secondary 3) and Quennie Heart Orbosis (Junior Secondary) were hailed as bronze medalists, while John Mark Baddo and Sahara Koph Labueng, both of Secondary 1, along with Jeanne Mariz Wamil of Secondary 2, settled as merit awardees.
Also conferred with merit accolades were Frances Seah Filog of Secondary 3, Kyanjin Cabralda and Owen Earl Menor, both of Senior Secondary.
The medals and awards of the olympiads wouldn’t be possible without the guidance and support of coaches Daine D. Gamiao, Jenny Ann B. Molina, Noble Marissa C. Domingo.
The overall medal tally is yet to be made available.
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