Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System proved who’s the boss after bagging 18 of the 20 medals awarded in the Philippine National Chemistry Olympiad 2021 held remotely on March 6.
The virtual awarding took place last Saturday, March 19 that determined the country’s official delegates to the 53rd International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) to be organized remotely in Japan.
Kristoff John A. Padilla and Nathan Wayne F. Ariston of the Central Mindanao Campus and Ron Angelo A. Gelacio of the Main Campus won gold medals and qualified as official Philippine delegates to IChO 2021.
Ariston and Gelacio both won bronze in 52nd IChO held in Istanbul, Turkey in 2020.
Seven PSHS students won silver medals: Paulo John A. Mercado and Lamberlain V. Muji (Central Luzon Campus), Mark Ranielle R. Cueto and Allan Dominic D. Gavica (CALABARZON Region Campus), Adrian Richard C. Salazar (Bicol Region Campus), and Seth Marchen S. Trompeta and Andrei Mikael R. Silverio (Main Campus).
The eight bronze medalists are Gabriel Laurence I. Gomez (Ilocos Region Campus), Edrian Paul S. Liao and Luis Jerard Salum (Cagayan Valley Campus), Anshari Kirsten G. Dalan and Juan Miguel Sebastian E. Orille (Cordillera Administrative Campus), John Joseph S. Liwag (CALABARZON Region Campus), Paolo Miguel C. Torres (Main Campus), and Taj Liam A. Banz (Southern Mindanao Campus).
The PSHS coaches are Julius Victorius A. Saluria (Main Campus); Monaliza M. Callueng (Ilocos Region Campus); Bryle C. Eusebio, Mark Merrill N. Mesa, and Maria Cristina C. Valeros (Cagayan Valley Campus); Fiona U. Paredes (Cordillera Administrative Region); Mark Xavier E. Bailon, Princess Ann B. Digneneng, Angelo Batoon, Brenda A. Pelagio, and Rodolfo Del Rosario (Central Luzon Campus); Moises Jerome M. Garrero (CALABARZON Region Campus); Alpha Rowena O. Pimentel (Bicol Region Campus); Le Grande O. Dolino (Southern Mindanao Campus); and Jay Carl M. Agbay (Central Mindanao Campus).
(Aries N. Oliveros, Executive Assistant)