Capiznon triumphs in U.S science tilt
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A graduate of the Capiz National High School in Roxas City won a Fourth Grand Award in the 58th Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, from May 13 to 19, a press release from SEAFDEC said Melvyn Carlo Barroa, 16, a research adviser of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department, also won the top spot in the 10th Intel Philippines National Science Fair 2007 in Tagaytay City. He bested 107 other entrants in the nationwide science fair, and 7,000 entries in the U.S. fair, the press release said. One of his research adviser-mentors is Fish Health Section head of SEAFDEC, Dr. Gilda Lio-Po, who was recently also chosen as the "2007 Outstanding Microbiologist" by the Philippine Society for Microbiology for her outstanding work in the field of aquatic microbiology.
Capiznon triumphs in U.S science tilt. (2007, June 5). The Visayan Daily Star, p. 6.