Ethan Alferez wins gold in PH round of Siam Science Olympics

November 11, 2021
Ateneo de Manila Grade School

Ateneo de Manila Grade School student Ethan Alferez (3-Kanlaon) won a gold award for Science in the primary 2 division of the recent Siam International Math and Science Olympics (SIMSO) Philippines National Round. Based in the Kingdom of Thailand, SIMSO aims to discover champions from all over the globe who are passionate about numbers, logic, and science. The SIMSO Science Philippines national round was held online on October 3, 2021.

As a national round gold medalist, Ethan will advance to the SIMSO Final Round, which is tentatively scheduled to be held in February 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand. Participating countries in the SIMSO Final Round will include Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Brazil, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, France, Georgia, Ghana, Holland, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, and Thailand.