EE Tops Regional Quiz Show Championship, Qualifies for Nationals
by Leonardo Nogas Jr., COET
A team of five BS Electrical Engineering students won first place in the 30th Regional Quiz Show during the recently concluded 12th Regional Student Conference of the Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineering Students of the Philippines, Incorporated – Council of Student Chapters (IIEE-CSC) on September 15-17, 2016 hosted by MSU-IIT.
The team members were Christian Cahig (4th year), Cyrus Jacinto (5th year), Jeric Verano (5th year), Jake Villanueva (4th year), and their team leader Leonardo Nogas (5th year) with coach Prof. Rogelio Bersano.
The Regional Quiz Show consisted of three rounds, each with five questions. Each round contained easy, average, and difficult questions worth one, three, and five points respectively. The questions were on Electrical Engineering concepts and Mathematics problems.
The conference was participated by nine other schools, namely: Cagayan de Oro College Phinma, Camiguin Polytechnic State College, Central Mindanao University, Lyceum of Iligan Foundation, MSU – Marawi, Mindanao University of Science and Technology, St. Peters College, and Xavier University.
MSU-IIT and the second placer, Central Mindanao University will represent Northern Mindanao to vie for the National Quiz Show Championship to be held at SMX Mall of Asia on Feb 17, 2017.
MSU-IIT also won 2nd Runner Up during the Regional Math Wizard that took place on the same day.
The three-day conference also included sports, cultural, and special events. Basketball, Volleyball, and Chess matches were held simultaneously throughout the first two days. Vocal Solo, Popular Dance, and Wanna Be competitions were held during the first day’s cultural night. The pageant Ms. KakaEEbabe 2016 was one of the major highlights of the conference featuring select representatives from each school. The culminating activity was held at Taytay Resort, Buruun where the awarding ceremony took place.