PSHS Mindanao student wins 1st in 8th Nat’l Science Quest

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/10 February) – A second-year student of the Philippine National Science High School (PSHS) Southern Mindanao Campus is this year’s first prize winner in the Biology Science Quiz category at the 8th National Science Quest held last week.

Lorenzo de Vera, 14, bested 27 other contestants from all over the country during the Science Quest at the Pedro Guevara Memorial High School in Sta. Cruz, Laguna on February 2 to 4.

The annual Science Quest is conducted by the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Association of Science Educators in the Philippines (ASEP).

De Vera became the representative of Southeastern Mindanao (Region 11) after winning the city-wide competition at the Davao City National High School on October 25 last year and the regional competition held in Tagum City on November 11.

De Vera was accompanied by Suzette Palicte, his Biology teacher-coach at the PSHS campus here. (MindaNews)