Sixty-one grades one and two students in tandem with their parents won top places in the regional qualifying stage of the 2018 Family Math Quest (FMQ) held recently at select MTG centers nationwide.
The pupil Steve Poh Leung and his parent Mr. Stephen Leung representing St. Stephen’s High School and pupil Joaseph Dino and parent Mr. Jasper Dino representing Philippine Academy of Sakya obtained the highest combined scores for grade 1 and grade 2 categories, respectively.
This year, 31 pairs for Grade 1 category and 30 pairs for Grade 2 Category from the total of 852 pairs from both grades one and two in the regional qualifying stage have been declared national finalists who will come face to face for the national finals at 4th Floor SM North EDSA Annex at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon on Sunday, November 18, 2018.
The parent-participants and pupil finalists who are requested to be in their school uniform are advised to be at the venue at 12 noon for the registration.
FMQ is a math contest where a parent (a mother or father) and a child (Grade 1 or 2) paired up to solve mathematical problems as a team. Its objectives are to provide opportunities for parents and children to work together to achieve mathematical excellence; develop the family’s level math skills and knowledge; and promote the parent-child tandem a challenging, engaging mathematical experience that is both competitive and educational.
These are the complete lists of national finalists of the 2018 Family Math Quest: