Three outstanding pupils from Northern Mindanao are among the country’s 2010 awardees of the Youth Excellence in Science (YES), according to Director Alfonso Alamban of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), region 10.

This year YES awardees from the region are Angelo Miguel Eduarte and Royce Val Malalis of City Central School, Cagayan de Oro City, who both won the bronze medal during the 6th International Mathematics Competition, held in Singapore on August 6-10, 2010.

Another YES awardee is Charles Fernan of La Salle Academy, Iligan City who capped the bronze medal during the Primary Math Olympiad held in China, on August 11-12, 2010.

The awardees are to receive their YES medals in an awarding program which will be announced soon.

The YES award is part of the move of DOST to give recognition to young achievers in international science and mathematics competition.

Further, it aims to motivate and inspire the youth to strive for excellence in the fields of science and mathematics.

article by Tess Superioridad Baluyos/DOST10/PIA10

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