by: Christine V. Ordinario

Three Grade 11 students of Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus (PSHS-CVC) won third place in the Universal Mindbreaker: Physics Quiz Bowl 2021 on April 17, 2021.

Lester A. Solaina, Bernard G. Tapiru, Jr., and Treicee Guian R. Catabay represented PSHS–CVC in the said Quiz Bowl that covers the topics physics and astronomy.

The said quiz was a team competition divided into the elimination round, followed by the lightning round of the three remaining teams.

The quiz bowl was conducted through the use of various online platforms such as Discord where each of the teams were joined by a facilitator, and Zoom where the final round was conducted.

The Physics Quiz Bowl was participated in by 10 schools, with PSHS Central Mindanao Campus, San Jose City National High School, and PSHS–CVC competing in the final round.

Ms. Precila C. Baclig, Physics teacher and official coach of the PSHS–CVC contenders said that the review sessions were made possible through the combined efforts of all the teachers of the Physics Unit.

"During the review, we had limited time, but the scholars maximized their free time. Overall, it was a happy activity. We will try to do better next time," added Ms. Baclig.

The Universal Mindbreaker: Physics Quiz Bowl 2021 was organized by the Physics and Astronomy Society of the University of San Carlos, Cebu City.#