By Jonathan Hicap
Filipino elementary students bagged 23 medals at the 14th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad for Primary School (IMSO) held in Singapore from Nov. 20 to 24.
Delegation head Dr. Isidro Aguilar, president of the Mathematics Trainers Guild Philippines (MTG), said the Philippine team took home 2 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals in the math division, and 8 silver and 4 bronze medals in science.
In math, the gold medalists are Christopher James Yap of St. John’s Institute and Alvann Walter Paredes Dy of St. Jude Catholic School.
Winning silver medals in math and science are Cris Lorraine Dela Cruz, Bolinao Integrated School; Armea Helena Sien Dimayacyac, Notre Dame of Greater Manila; Walsh Nico Adrian Letran, St. Jude Catholic School; John David Magnaye, Holy Rosary Academy of Las Pinas City; Ambrose James Torreon, Rainbow of Angels Learning Center-Butuan; Dillon Keller Chan, UNO High School; Katrina Isabelle Dela Rama, Integrated Montessori Center-Taguig; John Florence Dizon from Calamba Elementary School; Juan Rafael Landicho, Stonyhurst Southville International School; Jaime Iñigo Rojo. Special Education Center for the Gifted-Kalayaan, Hans Ethan Ting, Rainbow of Angels Learning Center; Ziron John Valaquio, SPED Integrated School for Exceptional Children and Chantal Paige Vargas, Ateneo de Zamboanga University.