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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

6 students from Baguio win academic Olympiad in South Korea

Team Elatus poses a happy photo after winning the 2017 Global Youth Forum and Academic Olympiad. Photo courtesy: Christine Angluben.
Baguio City - Six young and smart students from the city of Baguio bag home trophy and cash prize after winning the 2017 Global Youth Forum and Academic Olympiad held last June 12-16 in Mungyeong, South Korea.

The six 10th grader students namely Chloe Rosette Angluben, Veronica Liu, Andrea Gaerlan San Gabriel, Gabrielle Berne Padaco, David Adrian Paddit and John Michael Fangolino have brought home trophy and cash prize worth $1,500 or about P75,000.

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The Global Youth Forum targets students from North America, Asia and Korea to seek solutions to the global issues through discussions and presentation. The forum also seeks national development through cooperation among countries.

The Baguio team called "Elatus" successfully gained the honor as the champion by brilliantly solving problems presented to them and also gave academic solutions to the given problems, Manila bulletin reports. 

Each of the students shared their knowledge in different academic subjects such as English, Mathematics and Science.

Angluben competed in Science, Mathematic, and Essay Writing in English; Liu competed in English Essay and Science; San Gabriel in Mathematics and English Essay; Paddit in English Essay; and both Padaco and Fangolino in Science. The group also brought home each Grand Award in the Academic Achievement and Exemplary Performance award.

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These young students brought home the honor to the country despite the lack of support from their school and the government which not hinder them to go to Korea to show their brilliant minds.

source: Manila Bulletin


Lucas deep said...

Good to know about this news and i am going to write article about these students at ilmibook

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