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Joseph P. Lingao

Magna Cum Laude,

BS in Health Sciences,

Ateneo de Manila University

Southville High School Class 2007

"A drive for excellence is something that can be honed and developed, and it is precisely that which has brought me to where I am today. Southville sparked in me that burning desire to achieve something greater. Fortunately... "read more>>


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Southville Stude Perfects Int’l Math Quiz



Gen Mark Tanno of 6-Perseverance once again proved his math acumen by achieving a perfect score in the 2010 American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) 8 conducted last November 2010. He and five other Filipino math whizzes will receive First Place certificates and winner pins. The AMC 8 participants from the Philippines comprise of Grades 5, 6, HS 1 and HS 2 students.

The AMC 8 begun in 1985 with the aim to promote enthusiasm and positive attitude towards mathematics. It is a 25-item, 40-minute multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to enhance the students’ problem solving skills. Calculators are not allowed for this test and the questionnaire covers a wide range of applications.

With the numerous awards and recognitions he garnered, Gen Mark humbly expresses his gratitude to his alma mater. He remarks:  “In the competitions I have joined, I have always been confident of the advantage Southville has given me. Yes, I do not only know. I am able to make sense of what I know because I understand.”