Friday, May 16, 2008

PSHS Team Wins Distinguished Achievement Award in Intel ISEF 2008 (USA)

Photo Caption: Members of the Winning PSHS (Main Campus) Team, L-R: Rachel Ruth Cahiglig, Adrian Patacsil, and Marvin Ambrosio. Photo by Raffy Saldana (

Three recent graduates of the Philippine Science High School (Main Campus) (PSHS) won a "Distinguished Achievement Award" from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists during the 2008 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF 2008) held on May 11-17, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
The members of the winning PSHS team are as follows: Adrian T. Patacsil, Marvin Paolo G. Ambrosio, and Rachel Ruth Y. Cahilig. The title of their winning entry is "Construction of a Mechanical Prototype of a Microtremor Recorder Based on Electromagnetic Induction". The three students belong to PSHS (Main Campus) Class of 2008.
Part of their prize is a cash award of US $ 1,500 and a trip to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) International Exposition and Annual Meeting to be held in the United States.
"The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, annually provides a forum for more than 1,500 high school students from over 40 countries to showcase their independent research. The Intel ISEF is the premiere science competition in the world exclusively for students in grades 9–12.
Each year, millions of students worldwide compete in local and school-sponsored science fairs; the winners of these events go on to participate in Intel ISEF-affiliated regional and state fairs from which the best win the opportunity to attend the Intel ISEF.
The Intel ISEF unites these top young scientific minds, showcasing their talent on an international stage, enabling them to submit their work to judging by doctoral level scientists—and providing the opportunity to compete for nearly $4 million in prizes and scholarships. "

Judge and SRC Member
Intel-DepEd Philippine Science and Engineering Science Fair

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