Three grade school students displayed competence in mathematics last July 24, 2021 and received recognition at the Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge (SIMOC) during the awarding ceremony held last August 8, 2021.
According to simoc.sg, Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge (SIMOC) is a unique concept of mathematics competition which not only tests one’s ability to solve mathematical problems on pen and paper, but also tests his ability to work with a team, to play interactive mathematical games and solve puzzles. SIMOC gives participants an opportunity to compete with top mathematical talents from around the world and learn from each other as a team. Individual and team recognition awards are given to deserving students.
The following young Xaverians were amongst thousands of young delegates from 25 participating countries from around the world.
Lucas John R. Aquino received an honorable mention at the Math Olympiad Contest which is an individual written contest. He and his team also received a silver award at the Math Master Mind Competition. He ranked 3rd among participants from the Philippines and received an honorable mention after being ranked globally. He is currently a grade 2 student.
Emilio Javier C. Uysipuo, a grade 6 student, received a bronze award at the Math Olympiad Contest. He ranked 14th among participants from the Philippines and ranked bronze globally.
Zachary D. Isberto, also a grade 6 student, ranked 23rd among participants from the Philippines.
Our delegates participated under their grade levels last school year.
The whole Xavier community celebrates these young achievers as they continue to let their light shine amidst the challenges brought by the pandemic. Congratulations, boys!