Math Majors Win UP Statistics Competition

October 03, 2016
By: 
Christian Chan Shio
Nicholas Ang (3 BSM AMF), Renzo Tan (3 BSM AMF), and Joshua Uyheng (4 BS MA) win first place

The Ateneo de Manila University Department of Mathematics congratulates its students for winning in the Stat-is-eeks competition held at the UP School of Economics PCED Auditorium last October 1, 2016.
 
Ateneo was able to garner the First and Second Place in the competition. The team composed of Nicholas Ang (3 BSM AMF), Renzo Tan (3 BSM AMF), and Joshua Uyheng (4 BS MA), emerged as the Champion of the competition, while the team composed of John David Benabaye (3 BSM AMF), Raven Ico (3 BSM AMF), and Kaye Yao (3 BSM AMF), received second place. Moreover, the following Ateneo students also participated: Jonn Angel Aranas, Raissa Lacsamana, Patrick Fernandez, Casseus Palma, Connor Teh, and Sheena Chua.  The first four are all third year BS Math students while the last two are third year BS AMF students. All the teams were coached by Dr. Christian Chan Shio, a faculty member of the Department of Mathematics.
 
Stat-is-eeks is an annual inter-university statistics quiz show for non-statistics majors organized by the UP Statistical Society.  Now on its 30th year, it has attracted more than 40 teams from tertiary institutions from all around the country.  Our teams have consistently placed in the top three in the said competition for the past few years.
 
 

John David Benabaye (3 BSM AMF), Raven Ico (3 BSM AMF), and Kaye Yao (3 BSM AMF) win second place
 

The Ateneo delegation to the Stat-Is-Eeks 2016