4 bronzes, 2 merits for Imuseños in 12th IMC

By: Christian Mespher A. Hernandez
Osonnie Kay A. Marcos
Ryle Benedict A. Esquivel and Scoutla Rue B. Rosarda, bronze medalists in the recently concluded 12th IMC, raise the cellular phones they received as incentives from SDO Imus City
Ryle Benedict A. Esquivel and Scoutla Rue B. Rosarda, bronze medalists in the recently concluded 12th IMC, raise the cellular phones they received as incentives from SDO Imus City headed by OIC-SDS Dr. Lualhati O. Cadavedo (2nd from left).

Mission accomplished.

Six Imuseño Mathletes endured tough competition and bagged a total of four bronzes and two merits at the 12th International Mathematics Contest (IMC) held from July 29 to August 1 in Information Technology and Engineering College Central, Singapore.

The four bronzes were garnered by Scoutla Rue B. Rosarda and Ryle Benedict A. Esquivel, both from Imus Pilot Elementary School in Primary-Grade 3; Hyo Jin L. Kim of International British Academy (IBA) in Junior High School-Grade 9; and Aldrik Job D.T. Quintanilla of Elizabeth Seton School-South in Primary-Grade 5.

Earning merits, meanwhile, are IBA’s Elihanna Angeline L. Claveria in Primary-Grade 4 and Eun Jin Choi in Senior High-School Grade 11.

The six awardees are part of the Philippine contingent which ruled the 13-nation competition after bringing home a total of 208 medals (26 gold, 50 silver, and 132 bronze).

Inaalam ni Dr. Annabelle M. Asuncion ang grado ng mata ng isang mag-aaral sa 
                                            Imus Pilot ES gamit ang Snelles Chart
12th IMC bronze medalists Ryle Benedict A. Esquivel and Scoutla Rue B. Rosarda (4th and 5th from left) strike a pose with Cavite Gov. Boying Remulla (center) and other awardees during the courtesy call. Accompanying them are their coach Mrs. Anicia G. Cueno (left), Mrs. Josephine P. Canlas, EPS in-charge of Mathematics; and Mrs. Jocelyn A. Limosinero, principal of Imus Pilot ES (right).

Philippines was followed in the medal tally by China with 196 medals, host Singapore (123), Vietnam (82) and Taiwan (71).

Other participants came from South Korea, Iran, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, India, Laos and Hong Kong.

A total of 1, 202 students participated in the 12th IMC.

“Maraming paghahanda ang ginawa namin. Mga trainings at review na hanggang 6:00 ng gabi. Noong araw ng exam, sobrang nerbiyos namin kasi ang daming kalaban, 13 countries,” Mrs. Anicia G. Cueno, coach of Rosarda and Esquivel said.