In celebration of the U – WEEK’ 08, the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering, in cooperation with Pythagorean Circle, Active Teachers Organization Majoring Science (ATOMS) and Junior Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (JPICHE), held the 2nd Province– wide Math and Science Olympiad last September 8, at the University Gymnasium.
The Province – wide Math and Science Olympiad was open to all public and private schools in the province. Each participating school sent two participants who were in their fourth year in the high school.
Seventeen schools from the different cities and municipalities of Negros participated in the Olympiad. The participating schools were Ilog Catholic High School, Colegio de Sto. Tomas – Recoletos, Bacolod City National High School, St. Joseph – La Salle, Enriqueta Montilla De Esteban Memorial High School, La Consolacion College – Bacolod, Don Bosco Technical Institute, Sum – ag National High School, St. John Institute, Paglaum Village National High School, Kabankalan Catholic College, Bacolod Tay Tung High School, Negros Occidental Science High School, Maranatha Christian College, Isabela National High School, Negros Occidental High School and Valladolid National High School. Among these 17 schools, Bacolod City National High School and Bacolod Tay Tung High School became the champions. These two schools got the same total scores after summing up the elimination, clincher and championship round scores. The 1st runner – up was St. John Institute.
The winners received cash prizes, medals, certificates,and school – trophies.