UEP President Atty. Mar P. de Asis (right) receives the PSA's Certificate of Recognition
to the University from Mark Ceasar B. Rosales (center) and Engr. Ric L. Gonzaga (left).
UEP stude, 5th placer in the Philippine Statistics National Quiz Bee
Mark Ceasar B. Rosales, freshman BS in Accountancy student of the University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) College of Business Administration (CBA) bagged the fifth (5th) place in the recently concluded National Championship of the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) Quiz Bee held on 9 December 2014 at GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center Auditorium, Diliman, Quezon City.
As second placer in the provincial level quiz, Rosales bagged the regional PSA Quiz prize which qualified him to represent Region 8 in the national contest. Rosales vied with 16 other contestants from other regions of the Philippines.
Rosales received a medal, a trophy and a ten-thousand peso cash prize. His, coach, Engr. Ric L. Gonzaga, faculty, UEP College of Engineering also received a certificate of recognition and a five-thousand peso cash prize.
Now on its twenty-third year, the PSA continues to conduct this annual event. It is envisioned to assess the competency and skills of students in statistics acquired from the secondary curriculum; and to promote, enhance, and instill awareness and appreciation of the importance and values of science, statistics in particular, among the students. It also aims to generate public awareness of the importance of statistics in all development-planning activities and win overall support for all government statistical activities. #