The Philippines medal haul in the most prestigious math and science competitions in the world continues as four high school students net gold, silver and bronze medals in the recently concluded 5th International Earth Science Olympiad.
Taking home honor for the Philippines from Modena, Italy where the competition was held were gold medalist Williard Joshua Jose of Philippine Science High School (PSHS) Main Campus, silver medalists Christoper Jan Landicho of PSHS Bicol Region Campus and Charles Kevin Tiu of St Jude Catholic School in Manila and bronze medalist John Allan Olesco of Aquinas University Science High School. Jose won a silver medal in last year’s IESO held in Nigeria.
The winning team was mentored by Prof. Miguel Cano of Bicol University and Dr. Marietta de Leon. PSHS Main Campus Director Dr. Helen Caintic joined as an observer.