Wednesday, December 7, 2011


A freshman Electronics and Communications Engineering student from the Ateneo de Zamboanga University bested 16 other regional champions to give Zamboanga Peninsula its second national championship trophy in the Philippine Statistics Quiz (PSQ). The 20th PSQ was held last December 6, 2011 at the Assembly Hall of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas in Malate, Manila.
Xavier University, Ateneo de Cagayan, BS computer Science student, 16 year old Zamina Cagayan Sabenecio behind only one point together with Raoul Danniel A. Manuel of Region VI
No tie-breaking question was administered to break the tie for second place between Manuel and Sabenecio after applying the contest rule which states that in the event of a tie in the cumulative scores after the last round, the ranking of the contestants will be determined by their scores in the first round. Manuel, who was declared the second placer, got eight points in the first round while Sabenecio, who ranked third, obtained only seven points.
Director Romeo S. Recide of the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics and Dr. Mercedes B. Concepcion of the National Academy of Science and Technology served as members. Dr. Jose Ramon G. Albert, Senior Research Fellow of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies served as the quizmaster.

(R-L) Region 10 Ms. Zamina Cagayan Sabenecio beside Secretary-General Romulo A. Virola of the National Statistical Coordination Board chair ofthe Board of Judges, 2nd placer Raoul Danniel A. Manuel Region 6, Champion Efren A. Medallo Region 9, 4th placer Neil Jordan L. Chua Goy NCR, 5th Robert Allan E. Buendia of CALABARZON and NSO Deputy Administrator Paula Monina G. Collado.
The PSQ is a nationwide search for young statistics whizzes that began in 1992 spearheaded by the National Statistics Office and the Philippine Statistical Association.

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