Grade Four student from Letran wins China Math Olympiad

Features Philippines Aug 11, 2017 at 2:45 pm
COURTESY CALL.  Giesel E. Arce, one of the Philippine delegates who participated at the China Primary Math Olympiad made a courtesy call with Ms. Teresa Magpantay, Principal, Basic Elementary Department (left) and Associate Professor Cristina M. Castro-Cabral, VP for Academic Affairs of Colegio de San Juan de Letran last 1 August 2017. PHOTO: Jhen Lao

COURTESY CALL. Giesel E. Arce, one of the Philippine delegates who participated at the China Primary Math Olympiad made a courtesy call with Ms. Teresa Magpantay, Principal, Basic Elementary Department (left) and Associate Professor Cristina M. Castro-Cabral, VP for Academic Affairs of Colegio de San Juan de Letran last 1 August 2017.
PHOTO: Jhen Lao

Another Letranite has emerged triumphant in mathematics.

Giesel E. Arce scored three silver medals and one bronze in the 2017 China Primary Math Olympiad held last July 26 to 31 at Huangzhou, China.

The Grade 4 student from Colegio de San Juan de Letran in Intramuros, Manila, did well enough in the individual comprehensive, team relay and overall to earn a silver medal for each category while settling for bronze in the individual calculation part.

A scion of the Mathematics Trainers’ Guild, Philippines, Arce was invited to participate in the Chinese competition after being selected due to her performance.

Active in various mathematics contest, Arce also has proven herself excellent in other fields, with a credit award in English and Science in the International Competition and Assessment last November.

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