The Philippine Science High School Western Visayas Campus (PSHS-WVC) bested 15 other teams from various schools in the region during the Western Visayas Junior High School Statistics Quiz held on October 26, 2022 at the RDC Hall, NEDA VI, Iloilo City.

As the top placer, the PSHS-WVC received PhP15,000.00 cash prize, a trophy and certificates of recognition for the students and their coach.

Participants from Col. Ruperto Abellon National School of Antique, and Iloilo Scholastics Academy of Iloilo City bagged the second and third place and received PhP 10,000.00 and Php 8,000.00, respectively.

The Regional Junior High School Statistics Quiz spearheaded by the National Economic and Development Authority Region VI is a regular activity in the line-up of events for the National Statistics Month celebration in the region. This was, however, shelved for two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In his welcome message, NEDA VI OIC-Regional Director Arecio A. Casing, Jr. said that the purpose of the activity is to enhance the awareness and develop better appreciation for Statistics of high school students.

This year’s competition was conducted in coordination with the UPV Statistical Society and the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. Region VI Chapter. (RADemonteverde/NEDA VI)