City officials commended and congratulated Ana Sophia Estrada of the University of the Cordilleras (UC) integrated school for placing first in the National Battle of Math and Science Champions–Grade 9 category held on February 11, 2023.
In a resolution authored by Councilor Arthur Alad-iw, local legislators stated that. Estrada’s feat shows and continues to uphold the city’s title as the education center of the North.
Earlier, the Association of Science and Mathematics Educators of Philippine Private Schools (ASMEPPS) conducted the National Battle of Math and Science Champions last February 11, 2023.
Further, the National Battle of Math and Science Champions is a regional online contest of ASMEPPS which aims to strengthen the development of knowledge and skills in science and mathematics by conducting friendly competitions.
The said competition has been categorized into 2, namely, Math Quiz Bee and Science Quiz Bee and is further categorized to the different grade levels as well as high school levels.
Estrada of the UC integrated school, a Grade 9 student and a resident of the city, emerged as the champion in the Science Quiz Bee under the Grade 9 category bringing honor and pride to the city.