NSO Quezon to hold PSQ prov'l elimination on October 28
by Ruel Orinday
Lucena City (7 October) -- The National Statistics Office (NSO), Quezon Provincial Branch will hold the 2009 Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ), Provincial Elimination on October 28, 2009 in Lucena City.
Ms. Airene Pucyutan, Provincial Statistics Officer said this is the 18th PSQ being conducted annually by the National Statistics Office.
Pucyutan added the provincial competition shall be participated in by college students from different schools and universities all over Quezon province. The objectives of this activity are the following: To assess the competency and skills of students in statistics as acquired from secondary education curriculum; To promote, enhance and instill awareness and appreciation of the importance and value of science, statistics in particular, among the studentry and to generate public awareness on the important uses of statistics in all development planning activities and win overall support for all government statistical activities.
Interested and qualified college students for the said provincial statistics quiz may register at the NSO Quezon Provincial Office, 3rd Floor Pacific Mall, Lucena City. Applicants must submit also the following requirements: Application form with 2 copies of 1x1 black and white photo with endorsement of an official of the academic institution; Certification as a college entrant in the first semester of SY 2009-2010; Proof of enrollment in the first semester and a photocopy of a high school diploma.
The deadline of submission of said requirement is on October 15, 2009. Students who will be declared winners in the provincial competition will receive cash prizes. (PIA-4a) [top]