City officials commended and congratulated Rynne Daven A. Barrios of the University of Baguio (UB) Science High School for bagging the gold in the Southeast Asian Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO) 2022.
In a resolution, local legislators stated that the outstanding performance of Barrios has portrayed unquestionable discipline and academic excellence that serves as an inspiration for the whole city and worthy of emulation, especially to the youth.
The Southeast Mathematical Olympiad (SEAMO) is a unique assessment platform originating from Singapore that places strong emphasis on critical thinking skills as part of its 21st century core competencies.
Further, SEAMO has grown to become the most highly acclaimed Math Olympiad competition in the Southeast Asian region over the past several years.
The council claimed that over the years, SEAMO has established a wide network of mathematics Olympians across the globe where knowledge, skills and culture are shared.
Moreover, hundreds of thousands of eager young minds have received encouragement and recognition as they grow their passion for Mathematics.
One of the hundreds of participants in the recently held SEAMO 2022 is Carillo who displayed outstanding attitude towards accepting mathematical challenges during the Math Olympiad and for representing the city among hundreds from the country and the Southeast Asian region.
Barrios snatched the gold medal in the said competition under the category of Grade 12 students besting other students from the Philippines, and the Southeast Asian countries.