The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is beaming with pride as it congratulates another pool of 17 young statistics whizzes who emerged victors in the 23rd Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ) regional championships held simultaneously on November 13, 2014. As a result, they will have to battle it out with one another to reign supreme in the National Finals slated on December 9, 2014 at the Toyota Asian Center Auditorium in Diliman, Quezon City.
Competing in this year’s PSQ National Finals are the following:
|NCR||JOMAR B. CALAUOD||Far Estern University Institute of Technology||BS in Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|CAR||JOHN CHRISTIAN R. TOLENTINO||St. Louis University||BS in Electronics Engineering|
|I||CHARLIE JOY D. PALALAY||Mariano Marcos State University||BS Accountancy|
|II||ADRIAN T. CALLANGAN||University of St. Louis Tuguegarao||BS Accountancy|
|III||XYRUZ D. COLLADO||Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology||BS in Civil Engineering|
|IV-A||RAYMOND JOHN P. DIAZ||University of the Philippines-Los BaÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â±os||BS Applied Math|
|IV-B||ROEL M. REY||Marinduque State College||BS Secondary Education|
|V||JULIUS JOHN T. DAYAWON||Catanduanes State University||BS in Civil Engineering|
|VI||DANIEL S. GIDAYAWAN||TUP-Visayas||BS in Mechanical Engineering|
|VII||HUSSAIN D. ZUORBA||University of San Carlos||BS Math|
|VIII||MARK CAESAR B. ROSALES||University of Eastern Philippines||BS Accountancy|
|IX||ANDRE GILMORE ARPA||Ateneo de Zamboanga University||BS Accountancy|
|X||RAPHAEL CHRISTIAN D. SANCHEZ||Central Mindanao University||BS in Electronics Engineering|
|XI||ANNIE MARRISE P. INSONG||University of Southern Philippines||BS in Information Technology|
|XII||HASHIM MONIR M. AMBIA||Mindanao State University-General Santos City||BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering|
|Caraga||LOWIE M. GONZALES||Caraga State University||BS Mining Engineering|
|ARMM||JASMIN S. ESMAEL||Sultan Kudarat Islamic Academy Foundation College||BS Elementary Education|
The young hopefuls together with their coaches will be provided with free accommodation and allowance, including a roundtrip fare for contestants residing outside the National Capital Region. At stake for the top five placers in the 23rd PSQ National Finals are specially designed trophies and cash prizes. Meanwhile, coaches of the winners shall likewise take home an amount equivalent to half of their student’s cash prize.
The PSQ is an annual competition which aims to appraise the competency and skills of college freshmen in statistics as acquired from high school. The Philippine Statistics Authority and the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. organized this noble undertaking in 1992 with the advocacy of drumming up public awareness and appreciation of statistics. The CHEd began endorsing this competition in 1994.
(Sgd) LISA GRACE S. BERSALES, Ph.D.