Math Whiz Hones Up for Int’l Tourn

Today starts yet another challenging day for Gen Mark Tanno, an incoming grade six Southville student as he prepares for the upcoming mid-year international math competitions to be held in either Korea, Singapore or China.

Gen Mark aced intellectually challenging math problems during the 2010 Young Mathematicians’ In-house Intensive Training Program (YMIITP) sponsored by the Mathematics Trainers Guild of the Philippines (MTG). He ousted more than 700 other aspirants, giving him the Top Scorer Award and crowning him the privilege of representing the country in international competitions. He is set to undergo more rigid and mind-boggling trainings under the 2010 Math Olympiad Summer Training Program (MOSTP) from April 12-May 14, 2010.