Six PIQC students earned high scores in the 2017 International Competitions and Assessments for School Mathematics (ICAS Math) with Fallon Kynan C Co obtaining a High Distinction mark (Upper 5% in all schools that participated and upper 1% in the entire Region). This was followed by Sebastian B Calderon who got a Distinction mark (Upper 1% in the schools that participated and upper 2% in the region). Ysabel B Calderon of Grade 9 Gratitude and Sofia C Manding of Grade 7 Humility obtained Credit Award while Carmela Tan of Grade 5 Honesty and Keaton Theodore C Shih of Grade 8 Simplicity earned Merit Awards
“ICAS is the most comprehensive skills-based educational assessment program available under the Educational Assessment Australia (EAA). Educational Assessment Australia (EAA) specialises in school assessments including ICAS which is conducted annually in Australia and over 20 countries globally. EAA is a part of UNSW Global Pty Limited, a wholly owned enterprise of UNSW Australia (the University of New South Wales). “ In the Philippines, ICAS is handled by the Mathematics Trainers’ Guild. (https://www.eaa.unsw.edu.au/)
Congratulations to Fallon Kynan Co, Sebastian Calderon, Ysabel Calderon, Sofia Manding, Carmella Tan, and Keaton Theodore Shih.