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Malabonian pupils dominate DoST’s ‘Salinlahi Agham Galing Quiz Contest 2017’

  • Written by Peoples Tonight
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Malabon National High School (MNHS) was adjudged champion in the Department of Science and Technology’s
(DoST’s) Salinlahi Agham Galing Quiz Contest held on September 4 at DOST Compound, Upper Bicutan, Taguig
City.

Meanwhile, City Mayor Antolin A. Oreta III conveyed his admiration and gratitude to the contest
winners for excelling in this second annual nationwide science quiz competition and bringing honor to
Malabon.
    
Along with MNHS, Tinajeros and Longos National High Schools (TNHS and LNHS) also entered their
best in Science Grade 7, 8 and 9 students to compete with numerous science-oriented and science-high
schools in the land.
    
DoST, through its advisory body, the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST),
sponsored the event to provide a platform for highlighting the rich Philippine science heritage and
develop a stronger appreciation for the country’s scientific endeavors.
    
It also aims to showcase the achievements of Filipino scientists and inspire the youth to pursue
careers in science.
    
A number of easy, average and difficult science-based questions were prepared for the
contestants to gauge their team aptitudes and wits, through which MNHS emerged atop.
    
Joruss Martin R. Bautista (Gr. 7), Asher C. Ayeras (Gr. 8) and Nicus Charles S. Villaluna (Gr.
9) teamed up for the MNHS with teachers Jaquilyn Anabo-Floriano and Mary Grace Dimacutac as their
coaches.
    
Second runner-up TNHS was comprised of Anton Luis A. Cruz (Gr. 7), Alsbeth Noren B. Lucañas (Gr.
8) and Cristel B. Comida (Gr. 9) who were earnestly trained by Allen Maye G. Bagorio, Marilou B. Cortes
and Margie R. Soriano.
    
LNHS, which placed eighth in the contest, include Rhegie Mae Panizales (Gr. 7), Jhon Christoper
Hernandez (Gr. 8) and John Eduard Reyes (Gr. 9).
    
A strong advocate of academic excellence and the value of education, Oreta expressed full
support for the students and their trainers alike and commended their dedicated performance and worthy
achievement seen in the contest.