Friday, October 14, 2011

RP Wins Gold at 5th IESO

Williard Joshua Jose from the Philippine Science High School in Diliman, Quezon City won the country's first gold medal at the 5th International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) held last 5-14 September 2011 at Modena, Italy. Jose was also a silver medalist at the 7th International Junior Science Olympiad held last year in Nigeria.

Other medalist in the Olympiad includes the following:

Silver: 1) Christopher Jan Landicho - Philippine Science High School - Bicol Regional Campus
           2) Charles Kevin Tiu  - Saint Jude Catholic School Manila

Bronze: - John Allan Olesco - Aquinas University, Legaspi City

The participants were coached by Prof. Miguel Cano from Bicol University and Dr. Marietta De Leon of UP Diliman. Dr. Helen Caintic, current director of PSHS- Diliman served as observer.

Congratulations to these whiz kids!

Reblogged from ABS-CBN

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