The Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines – Northern Mindanao Chapter (IECEP-NM) held the 2015 BIT THE BEES (Best Electronics Engineering Students) Interscholastic Quiz Show Regional Elimination last September 19, 2015 at Cagayan de Oro City.
MSU-IIT has consistently aced the said competition for the past several years, had once again emerged victorious this year.
The quiz show had three (3) rounds: easy, average and difficult. Each round had eight (8) questions. Questions from Mathematics; General Engineering and Applied Sciences; Electronics Engineering; Electronics Systems and Technologies could be objective type for 5 points, or problem solving for 15 points.
MSU-IIT garnered 175 points for first place followed by Xavier University; and Mindanao University of Science and Technology as the runner-ups.
The team is comprised of the following BSECE students; Darryl Dave Ditucalan (5th year); Robert Leemar Bagundol (5th year); Ckehvin Madelo (5th year); Robert Nericua (4th year); Lemuel Fil Bañez (4th year) and Jim Darrell Ang (3rd year) with Prof. Allenn Lowaton as coach.
Participants during the event were teams from colleges and universities offering BS in Electronics Engineering throughout Northern Mindanao region consisting of provinces of Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental and Camiguin; and cities of Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Ozamis and Marawi.
MSU-IIT and Xavier University will represent the Northern Mindanao region to the National ECE Quiz Show to be held at SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City on December 10, 2015.