Dugan wins silver for PH in int’l math Olympiad

March 02, 2021

Representing the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila Junior High School mathlete Miggy Dugan (Montserrat/7-Goto) won a silver award at the International Junior Math Olympiad (IJMO), which was held online on December 5, 2020. He competed in the Primary 6/Grade 6 division of the competition.

The IJMO attracted young math and science students from Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.

Only Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO) and American Mathematics Olympiad (AMO) gold and silver awardees from each country are eligible to participate in the IJMO, which aims to provide an Asian platform for students to interact and compete against worthy opponents. IJMO also empowers students with deep conceptual understanding and logical thinking skills beyond their Grade level, allowing them to better apply much higher level logical and analytical skills to solve challenging Math Olympiad problems.