The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) 1 will bring this year into stage young outstanding students through Quiz Bee contest as part of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration on July 25-29, 2016.
Dubbed as “Pisay Pinnasiriban 2016”, Mr. Ronnie R. Calanno, Curriculum and Instruction Division Chief of the Philippine Science High School, said the activity is open to grade 6 pupils and high school students regionwide. On July 16, 2016, a simultaneous provincial elimination at Robinsons, Ilocos Norte, JTC Mall Bantay, Ilocos Sur, CSI The City Mall San Fernando, La Union and Robinsons Calasiao, Pangasinan will be undertaken. “The coverage of the test items will be based on the subjects Verbal Aptitude, Scientific Ability, Quantitative Ability and Abstract Reasoning,” Mr. Calanno said.
The top 3 scorers from both elementary and high school levels in the provincial eliminations will be the official contestants for the finals which will be held on July 27, 2016 at Manna Mall Events Center in San Fernando City, La Union. Mr. Calanno also added that the team with the highest score will be declared as the First Place winner; the second highest, Second Place and the third highest, the Third Place. The winners will be awarded with cash, medals and certificates.
The celebration of the NSTW is an annual showcase of locally developed technologies presented through exhibits, bazaar, Science and Technology fora, and many more. The NSTW is open to the public from July 25-29, 2016 at the CSI The City Mall, San Fernando, La Union.