Pinoy studs win at Intel ISEF 2010

The Society for Science & the Public, in partnership with the Intel Foundation, has announced the awards at the Intel ISEF 2010 Grand Awards Ceremony. Entries of students from the Philippine Science High School eastern Visayas campuses received awards.

Student winners are ninth through twelfth graders who earned the right to compete by winning top prize at a local, regional, state or national science fairs.

Winner of Fourth Award of $500 in the Microbioloy category
  • Marc Arthur Jordan Irlandez Limpiado, 16
  • Philippine Science High School-Tacloban City, Leyte
  • Project: Microbial Inhibitory Activities of Extracts from Seven Philippine Seaweeds
Winner of Fourth Award of $500 in the Team Projects category
  • Maria Clara Isabel De Los Reyes Sia, 15
  • Marc Abegonia Mapalo, 16
  • Jean Reni Briones De Guzman, 16
  • All of Philippine Science High School-Palo, Leyte
  • Project: Use of Natural Flocculants in Mitigating Harmful Algal Blooms (Red Tides)
According to sources, a $1,000 grant was also given to their school and the Intel ISEF Affiliated Fair they represent.

Intel ISEFThe Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition which provides an annual forum for more than 1,600 high school students from over 50 countries, regions, and territories to showcase their independent research.

The Intel ISEF is the premiere global science competition for students in grades 9–12.