Two scholars prevail in monthly finals
By Sheena May B. Briagas
After their rousing victory in the weekly finals on Oct. 30, two students from the Philippine Science High School – Bicol Region Campus dominated the monthly finals of the Memo Plus Gold IQ Challenge 2010: The Quest for Bicol’s Best Quizzers at the LCC Mall Activity Center, Naga City, November20.
Said students were Christoper Jan Landicho and Kenneth Anthony Roquid, third- and fourth-year students, respectively, and were coached by Mathematics teacher Mr. Arniel Bare.
The duo posted 31 points to defeat St. Louise de Marillac School of Pili with 23 points and Milaor High School, which had 17 points.
The monthly finals win earned for the duo the chance to compete in the semifinals on February 14, 2011. A semifinal win will bring the team to the grand finals on February 19, 2011.
Started on October 2, the educational quiz show is sponsored by the People’s Broadcasting Network, Inc. (PBN) and Memo Plus Gold.