October 20, 2015
SAN JOSE, Antique – Representatives from three Antique secondary schools are set to defend the province’s title in the Regional Statistics Quiz after winning the provincial tilt on Friday at the Merrace Training Center here.
Luke T. Perez, Ronan Kyle S. Santoalia and Willian Harry M. Diana of Antique National School (ANS) here will lead the nine-man contingent from Antique. The trio was declared overall winners after consistently topping the elimination to the final round.
In 2nd place were Raynalexzel E. Dojono, Steve John Suyom and Cirilo Gallenero of Barbaza National High School, while in 3rd place were Gezeiryl Gonzalez, Franklin Garion Jr. and Marille Labios of Col. Ruperto Abellon National School in Laua-an.
The top three schools will represent the province in the regional competition slated Oct. 23 in Iloilo City. For the past years, Antique has been getting awards in the regional level. The most recent was last year when ANS was declared champion.
The Statistics Quiz Contest was held in line with 26th National Statistics Month themed “Pagyamanin at Gamitin ang Estadistika, Kalusugan Para sa Lahat ay Abot Kamay Na.”
Provincial Statistics Officer Jesus Escote Jr. said the activity hopes to identify and nurture talents among students and promote the use of statistics on evidence-based decision-making. Result of the contest could also provide indications of effectiveness of statistics component of mathematics as a subject in the secondary level.
Fifteen secondary schools, both public and private, joined the competition. (PIA Antique/PN)