Nasungkit ng mga Pilipinong mag-aaral ang 32 medalya sa 15th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad for Primary School Students (IMSO) na ginanap sa Zhejiang, China mula Setyembre 28 hanggang Oktubre 4.
Ayon sa Mathematics Trainers Guild- Philippines (MTG), nakuha ng mga batang math wizards ang 2 gold, 15 silver at 15 bronze medals sa paligsahan na sinalihan ng halos 400 kalahok mula sa 21 bansa at rehiyon.
“We are so happy that all the contestants from the Philippines took home medals. We congratulate these students for their hard work,” wika ni MTG president at team leader Dr. Isidro Aguilar.
Sa Math division, nanalo ng gold si Mohammad Nur Casib, Grade 6 student ng My Precious Child Learning Center sa Marawi City.
Silver medals naman ang iniuwi nina Kody Briones, Emmanuel Christian School; Maria Bernadette Landicho, Stonyhurst Southville International School-Batangas; Patric Xamwell Legaspi, Vel Maris School; Tracy Lauren Lei, Saint Jude Catholic School; at Michael Gerard Tongson, Stonyhurst Southville International School-Malarayat.
Bronze medallists sina Miguel Cayetano, Tuguegarao West Central School; Sophie Jill Co, PACE Academy; Ian Gabriel Hong, PACE Academy; Jehan Dave Martinez, Butuan City SPED Center; Periel Matthew Panganiban, Ateneo de Naga University-Grade School; Charles Patrick Salome, St. Francis of Assisi College; Adrian Guanson Soriaga, St. Jude Catholic School; at Anika Gayle Tan, Zamboanga Chong Hua High School.
Sa Science division, ang gold medalist ng bansa ay si Ervin Joshua Bautista of Southville International School and Colleges.
Silver medalists sina Bernice Marie Buaquena. San Beda College-Alabang; Gabrielle Micha Co, Saint Jude Catholic School; Jose Ma Alfonso Gomos, San Beda College-Alabang; Marie Emmanuelle Martinez, University of the Philippines (UP) Integrated School; Hans Mathew Mestidio, SPED Integrated School for Exceptional Children; Catherine Anne Panelo, Immaculate Conception Academy-Greenhills; Yuan Carlos Regencia Special Education Center for the Gifted; Kristner Sheyn Saludo, Southville International School and Colleges; Ashley Nicole Uygongco, Hua Siong College of Iloilo; at Shaun Mannix Yap, Saint Jude Catholic School.
Nanalo ng bronze medals sina Iris Lexi Ababon, Colegio San Agustin Makati; Elaiah Asperin, Saint Jude Catholic School; Ron Chelo Carambas, Morning Star Montessori School; Mark Gomez Jr., Trinity Christian School; Theya Moriah Mendoza, Colegio San Agustin- Biñan; Juliene Nissi Palada, BHC Educational Institution; at Chantal Paige Vargas, Ateneo de Zamboanga University.
-Jonathan M. Hicap