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Brendon Matthew Go Tops Math Contest

brendon-go-for-web.jpgBrendon Matthew Go, Gr. 7A , achieved a perfect score in the individual category and, together with other members of the Philippine team, emerged as one of the overall champions in the Po Leung Kuk 12th Primary Math World Contest in Hong Kong.
The contest, held from July 11-15, drew 44 teams from the United States, Bulgaria, South Africa, Thailand, Taiwan, India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, People’s Republic of China, Macau, Mexico, and the Philippines. There were seven perfect scorers in the Philippine team. Aside from Brendon, former Xavier student Kenneth Tan Co, now enrolled at the Philippine Science High School, also achieved a perfect score.

brendon-matthew.jpgAccording to the Mathematics Training Guild, this year’s performance of the students was spectacular. The remarkable performance of the four teams from the Philippines paved the way for the Philippines to emerge, for the first time, as one of the overall champions in the team competitions. Philippine Team B and Philippine Team D were adjudged as first placers together with five other teams from Taiwan, Beijing-China, San Marcos-USA, Indonesia, and Hong Kong.

Editor: Brendon also achieved perfect scores in two other competitions he joined, the Math Olympiad for Elementary and Middle School (MOEMS) and the Gauss Contest for Gr. 7, Canadian Mathematics Competition.

Mrs. Imelda Claro-Isada said,

August 1, 2008 @ 5:49 pm

to kenneth, CONGRATULATIONS too! luceat lux!


Mrs. Imelda Claro-Isada said,

August 1, 2008 @ 5:47 pm

as your former teacher, i’m so proud of you brendon! always thank the Lord for all your blessings and you will have more… luceat lux!


thet said,

July 30, 2008 @ 12:12 pm


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