Trio emerged as Grand Champion at the APT JSO
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Three students from the Philippine Science High School Western Visayas Campus (PSHS-WVC) in Iloilo and three students from PSHS Central Luzon Campus in Clark represented the Philippines at the ASEAN PLUS THREE JUNIOR SCIENCE ODYSSEY (APT JSO) held in Brunei Darussalam from June 10-17, 2012. PSHS-WVC students were Magin Benedict Ferrer, Ina May Sison and Vicah Adrienne Villanueva. The three students from PSHS Central Luzon Campus in Clark were Gabriel Pineda, Gabriel Sophia Seva and Michael Eubanas. They were accompanied by teachers Ms. Flordeliza Remonde from PSHS-WVC, Mr. Arnold Pitpetunge from PSHS-CLC, and Dr. Josette T. Biyo, PSHS System Executive Director.
The APT JSO is the equivalent of the International Science Olympiad in Asia. It is a science competition in laboratory skills assessment in Chemistry, Biology and Physics. The eight –day event was participated in by seventy 13-15 years old gifted students from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, and Sweden as an observer country.