Scholars, Raymond Francis Dorutheo San Antonio and Lorraine Faye Sarmiento won the second place in the 2nd Biotechnology Quiz held at the Gateway Mall on November 29, 2012. The said contest was held in celebration of National Biotechnology Week.
Forty-three (43) high schools were competing in the first elimination round where seven PSHS campuses were included. In this round, San Antonio and Sarmiento gained 86 points making them the top scorer. Ten finalists faced off for the second round where the UP Rural High School got the 1st place with a cash prize of P35,000; PSHS-BRC landed in 2nd place with P30,000 cash and PSHS-CMC as 3rd place with P20,000.
The campus’ representatives were coached by Ms. Ma. Feliciana Benita M. Eloreta and Ms. Jona Lou L. Mesia.
The said event was sponsored by the department of Agriculture BIOTECH Program Implementation Unit, The Philippine Academy of Microbiology, National Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (NIMBB-Diliman and Los Banos) and the Filipino Teachers Realizing the Importance of Biotechnology Education (FILTRIBE).
(Credits: Ms. Jona Lou L. Mesia and Ms. Ma. Feliciana Benita M. Eloreta)