23rd PSQ regional finals held

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Monday, November 17, 2014

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:

Regional Champion School Course
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 Baños 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.




National Statistician