St. John Joins Scilympics for the First Time

Selected Junior High School Students of the College of St. John – Roxas joined the 2016 Division of Roxas City Scilympics, Secondary Level for the first time at Congressman Ramon A. Arnaldo High School (CRAAHS) last September 17 with the theme, “Science and Technology Innovation for a Livable Environment.”

14344281_977934552315577_7970652194127465230_nAll in all, 411 students from 10 public schools and 6 private schools participated in this year’s competition. It held Mega Quiz Bee (Individual and Team Category); Create, Show, and Tell (Team Category); Scilympics Can Painting (Team Category); and the Science Investigatory Project / SIP (Team Category).

Sir Joseph Lopez, school principal of CRAAHS said this line in his opening remarks,

“Science is really significant and must be given attention.”

The goal of the competition is to make science principles more meaningful and relevant to the learners.

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Khraven Brian Villareal, Grade 7 – Second Place – Mega Quiz Bee (Individual Category)
Sarah Clarisse Olilang, Grade 7 – Sixth Place – Mega Quiz Bee (Individual Category)
Nikka Ysabel Vela, Grade 8 – First Place – Mega Quiz Bee (Individual Category)
Josaiah Borres, Grade 8 – Third Place – Mega Quiz Bee (Individual Category)
Ian Vincent Acevedo, Grade 7; Ginaldine Joi Bornales, Grade 7; and Sean Winston Baniel, Grade 10 – Fifth Place – Scilympics Can Painting (Team Category)

Congratulations also to their coaches!
Ms. Angeline Marcelino, Ms. Jirah Tagoc, Sir Neil Bryan Dapetillo

The race is not yet done — the first and second placers are qualified to the 2016 Regionals Scilympics in Roxas City this coming October 2016. Animo and God bless!

Photo Source:
 Jirah Tagoc
 Giovanni Acevedo

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