Southville Monarchs shine in international science assessment

Southville Monarchs shine in international science assessment

Students of Southville International School and Colleges (SISC) received awards in the 2018 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) – Science that drew over one million student entries from more than twenty countries. Ervin Joshua Bautista of Gr. 6 – Perseverance, Robert Jeremiah Rivera of Gr. 7 – Resilience, and Gwyneth Margaux Tangog of Gr. 9 – Compassion were awarded the High Distinction Certificate for placing in the top 1% of all participants in their level. Additionally, Robert Jeremiah Rivera will be awarded a medal and a medal winner’s certificate for getting the top score of his level.

Getting the Distinction Certificate for belonging in the next 10% of all participants in their level were Miguel Dominico Alzona of IB 1, Shane Allison Climacosa of Gr. 8 – Integrity, Stefano Crispino De Castro of IB 1, Jiana Maxine Gregorio of Gr. 8 – Integrity, Samantha Tricia Lobien of Gr. 9 – Compassion, Raven Breanna Maat of Gr. 7
– Resilience, Rueben Maat of Gr. 10 – Commitment, Jose Antonio Masilungan of Gr. 6 – Perseverance, and Vince Santos of Gr. 6 – Perseverance.

Conducted by Educational Assessment Australia of the University of New South Wales in Sydney, the skills-based assessments with a competition element evaluated the participants’ skills, knowledge and understanding in Earth Sciences and Astronomy, Chemistry, Biology and Ecology, and Physics.