TTMIST DOST scholar tops provincial statistics quiz in Samar
by Ninfa B Quirante
Catbalogan, Samar (16 October) -- Rodney Manalo, a Department of Science and Technology (DOST) scholar and a first year Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) student topped the 18th Samar Provincial Quiz at the GSP Headquarters, Catbalogan, Samar.
The statistics quiz held today, October 16, 2009 serves as the highlight in the NSO celebration of National Statistics Month.
Manalo enrolled at Tiburcio Tancinco Memorial Institute of Science and Technology (TTMIST) topped contestants coming from schools all over Samar.
Second placer was from the Samar State University (SSU) Arvie Jay Castillo a Bachelor of Science in Statistics college freshman.
Garnering third was another lad from TTMIST named Kevin Collin Colitoy, a civil engineering student.
In a phone interview with TTMIST President, Dr. Socorro Bohol, she said she is happy and honoured that TTMIST students are being recognized for their exemplary performance in academics and other activities showing their abilities.
Both Manalo and Colitoy received accolades for their consistency in entering rounds two and three of the statistics quiz.
Their coach Mr Teodoro Amatosa, Jr was all praises for the duo who reaped honors for TTMIST.
All three winners will represent Samar province in the regional statistics quiz that will be held in November according to NSO Assistant Provincial Director Romeo Gabatbat. (PIA-Samar) [top]