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Filipino mathlete claims 'star of Asia' and 'grade champion' awards

The Philippine team composed of 59 math wizards collected medals and awards, reaping a total of 5 gold, 9 silver, 28 bronze medals and 17 merit awards from the 2012 Asia International Mathematics Olympiad held in Hong Kong on July 28 to August 1, 2012. Lu Christian S. Ong of Grace Christian College, a gold medalist, was proclaimed as the 'grade champion' for earning the highest score among the participants from 9 countries in Grade 9 Division. He also received the title 'star of Asia' for his remarkable performance. Joining this year's roster of gold medalists were Sterling Alvin K. Tiu, Grade 9 of St. Stephen's High School, Natalia M. Varela , Grade 8 of St. Paul College, Pasig, Thamania Keith C. Gumilao , Grade 7, of Pasig Catholic College and Anchelle Grace O. Ho , Grade 7 of Silliman University SBE High School. The Filipino math wizards who claimed the country's 9 silver medals were Deanne Rochelle L. Abdao , Grade 7, P

PHL math teams claim victory in HK

The Philippines, after sending a strong team of 125 math wizards, reaped various medals from their participation in the 2012 "King of Math" International Mathematics Contest and 2012 8th "Asia Cup" Stars of the Olympic Math Contest for Grades 1 to 6 and Grades 1 to 9 respectively in Hong Kong Teachers Association Lee Heng Kwei Secondary School on July 25, 2012. The two contests held simultaneously made Filipino math wizards garnered a total 14 gold medals, 51 silver medals, 36 bronze medals and 24 merit awards in the "Asia Cup" and 6 gold medals, 13 silver medals, 19 bronze medals and 79 awards in the "King of Cup". Among the Philippine participants, Szel Leeven Yu Embay, Grade 4, of La Salle Academy, Adrian Nathaniel Chua, Grade 6 of Xavier School and Tiffany Mae Ong, Grade 5, of Immaculate Conception Academy, all winning silver medal in Asia Cup and gold medal in King of Cup also grabbed a trophy each as a special prize. Here are the ot