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AboitizPower Scholar Places 4th in National Math Wizard Competition

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One of the 14 college scholars of AboitizPower subsidiary Therma South, Inc. (TSI) recently placed 4th in the 16th National Math Wizard Competition organized by the Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers (IIEE).

Renen Faith Gloria, along with four other Electrical Engineering students from the University of Southeastern Philippines (USEP), represented Mindanao in the 16th National Math Wizard Competition last 16 February 2017. The team qualified after placing 2nd in the Regional Math Wizard held in General Santos City last 15 September 2016, besting other schools in the region.

“It was my first time going to Manila for a competition, and on a national scale at that. I was both nervous and excited. I studied in the airport, on the plane, and in the hotel room. Even though we just placed 4th, we are very happy with this accomplishment. I am also grateful for the support extended by TSI during the competition”, Renen said, recounting his first experience in joining a national competition.

 

“We are very proud of the USEP team’s showing in the recent National Math Wizard Competition, especially that one of our scholars, Renen, was a part of it. This is a shining testament on the quality of engineering students that we have in USEP”, said Jason Magnaye, TSI Manager for Reputation and Stakeholder Management.

Renen is one of the recipients of the TSI College Scholarship Program. Now on its 3rd year, the scholarship aims to give assistance to 18 deserving college students in their academic journey.

“The TSI scholarship has been a big help in our studies and in our projects. Through it, we have a better future as we are given priority consideration for employment in the company as soon as we become engineers. The TSI grant is advantageous from other scholarships in that way”, added Renen.

TSI operates the 300 megawatt (MW) baseload power plant located in Davao City and Davao del Sur which  delivers power to more than 20 electric cooperatives and distribution utilities in Mindanao. ###




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