Monday, 13 March 2017 00:00

BRC scholars rule Bicol Bio Quiz


Of the 36 competing teams from 20 schools all over the region, two teams of Pisay-Bicol scholars notched two of the three major prizes in the recently concluded 4th Inter-Junior High School Biosciences Quiz Bee on March 3, 2017 at the Ateneo de Naga University.

The team comprised by Simon Paul Salvatori Altar, Aaron James Libuit and Edrian Octavo bagged the championship. Meanwhile, the team of Hannah Fenina Estrella, Juchele Mhyene Sta. Isabel and Joshua Beltran emerged as 2nd –Runner Up.

The competition had two rounds. During the Elimination Round, the teams from PSHS-BRC got the first and second ranks qualifying them, alongside with eight other teams, to the Final Round which they dominated.

The winning PSHS-BRC teams -- together with their coach, Jona Lou Mesia (Biology Unit Head) -- were awarded with medals, trophies and cash prizes.

It was the fourth instalment of the said event but it was the first time that PSHS-BRC sent a team to compete.  The Inter-Junior High School Biosciences Quiz Bee this year was sponsored by Biology Teachers Assoc. of the Phils. (BIOTA) Bicol Chapter; Ateneo de Naga University College of Science and Engineering Natural Sciences Department; Ateneo Biology Majors Organization (ANBIOM); and BANHI for Environmental Sustainability.