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CSCS students top Science tilts

by College of Science and Computer Studies


Posted on September 4, 2015 at 2:21 PM



Representatives from the College of Science and Computer Studies have posted a winning streak in inter-school competitions since February, bagging honors at the recently concluded 5th IT Skills Olympics, 16th Inter School Pre Medicine Quiz Show and the 7th Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Society of Parasitology.

BSIT students Syeya Omelig and Michael Angelo Go, who were coached by Mr. Jayson Sable got a bronze medal in the IT Quiz Bee while the team of Juvar Abrera and Rafael Bono III, coached by Ms. Kathleen Lumandas was awarded a silver medal under the Web Design category at the 5th IT Skills Olympics hosted by the University of Makati.

40 schools participated in the four major events including Web Design, PC Assembly and Disassembly, Java Programming and IT Quiz Bee.

Meanwhile, the team of Kathleen Grace Maniago (MEB41), James Daniel Omalin (MEB41), Javee Anne Pelayo (HUB43), and substitutes, Marco de Guzman (MEB31), Bianca Moredo (MEB31), were declared champions in the 16th Inter School Pre Medicine Quiz Show held at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, receiving a cash prize of P7,000 and a trophy.  This was the first time the school bagged the championship after 2007, when the team coached by Mr. Johnny Ching won the title. This year’s team was coached by Mr. Norbel Tabo.

The event was sponsored the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila’s Brotherhood of Medical Scholars.

Senior students of BS Biology major in Human Biology Nathaniel Peter Glenn Z. Castasus and Anna Shielu Y. Chandumal also brought the University honors by bagging second place in the Research Poster Competition of the 7th Scientific Meeting of the Philippine Society of Parasitology held at the Far Eastern University Manila.

Their research paper entitled, “Detection of Parasites in Chanos Chanos (Milkfish) and Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia) from Laguna Bay”, done under the guidance of  Dr. Cristina C. Salibay, bested 11 competitors from the different prestigious universities in Manila.