Good news Filipinos!!!! Another young Filipina bring prides to our country in the field of Mathematics. Carmella Antoinette Lao won bronze in the International Mathematical Olympiad in Bremen,Germany.
Lao a 16 years old third year high school student from St.Jude Catholic School in Manila won a bronze medal in International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO),the oldest math contest in the world. Lao made history in IMO by becoming the first female Filipino contestant who won a medal in the contest.
The contest was held in the Germany from July 10-22. The contest was participated by 565 contestant from 104 countries including, China,USA Russia,Japan South Korea etc..
Hard work, training and support from the loving parents was her instrument for her success. Lao thanked God and her loving present for her success in the contest.
The Philippine Team was composed of 4 student from different school namely Carmela Lao- St. Jude Catholic School, Carlo Francisco Adajar- PAREF Southridge School,Earl John Cua and Jonathan Wong- Grace Christian High School.
Another proof that Filipino are very competent worldwide and highly intellectual that can compete with the giant competitors. A salute to the young mathematicians of our race.
Proud to be Pinoy!!!!!!