Filtered By: Pinoyabroad
Pinoy Abroad

Pinoy students bag 22 medals in Malaysia math tourney

Young Filipino students won 28 awards, including 22 medals, in the 4th Challenge for Future Mathematicians (CFM) contest held last December 8 to 12 in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia, the Mathematics Development Academy of the Philippines (MATHDAP) announced on Wednesday.

In a statement, MATHDAP president Dr. Archieval Rodriguez said the Filipino contestants bagged five gold, 13 silver, and four bronze medals, and two merit awards in the individual contest and second, third, and fourth runners-up trophies in the contest.

About  250 students from Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Thailand competed in the CFM.

The Filipino winners were:

Gold medalists:

  • Kristner Sheyn Saludo - San Beda College-Alabang
  • Michael Angelo Saluta - Pembo Elementary School
  • Lauren Reyes - St Jude Catholic School
  • Timothy Lawrence Andal - St. Philomena Academy of Lipa
  • Justin Teng Soon Khoo - Regional Science High School-Region III

Silver medalists:

  • Sophie Jill Co - Pace Academy
  • Anika Gayle Tan - Zamboanga Chong Hua High School
  • Mark Gomez Jr. - Bacolod Tay Tung High School
  • Samantha Louise Samson  - Mothergoose Science School System
  • Alexandra Brianne Gochian - St Jude Catholic School
  • Jacques Simon Timtiman - Iloilo Scholastic Academy
  • John Angelo Oringo - Philippine Science High School-BRC
  • Frederick Ivan Tan - Philippine Science High School-Main
  • Gwyneth Margaux Tangog - Southville International School and Colleges
  • Deanne Gabrielle Algenio - Makati Science High School
  • Jodi Marcia Arcadio - Philippine Science High School-Main
  • Andrei Lenard Chan - Zamboanga Chong Hua High School
  • Wesley Gavin Palomar - Philippine Science High School-Main

Bronze medalists:

  • Iris Lexi Ababon - Colegio San Agustin-Makati
  • Benn Jethro Sia - Kong Hua School
  • Zoe Angeli Uy - St. Jude Catholic School
  • Sofia Fabula - Immaculate Heart Of Mary College-Paranaque
  • Merit awardees:
  • Alexandra Louis Chan - Zamboanga Chong Hua High School
  • Hans Cedric Galande - Zamboanga Chong Hua High School

— Margaret Claire Layug/MDM, GMA News