The Philippines bagged 14 medals in the recently concluded 8th Global Finals of “SPEAK!” International Competition, earning 9 medals in the English category and 5 medals in the Mandarin category.
Held at the Science Center, Singapore last July 28 – 29, 2018, SPEAK is a global English individual and team contest focusing on the following subjects in listening, composition writing, reading, and puzzle on proverbs, folk adage, riddles, brain teasers, arrangement rules, logical reasoning, graphical transformation, arithmetical operation, common knowledge of culture or life, comprehensive knowledge of subjects, etc.
In the English category, these young Filipinos exhibited their mastery and proficiency:
|TAN, ANGELA CLARE||Tarlac Living Faith Academy||Gold|
|GOYENA, ISABEL||St. Paul College Pasig||Gold|
|DELENA, YELENA MARIA||Colegio San Agustin – Makati||Silver|
|CO, GABRIELLE MICHA||St. Jude Catholic School||Silver|
|DY, RYAN VINCENT||Xavier School – San Juan||Silver|
|CHAN, ALESSANDRO||Zamboanga Chong Hua High School||Bronze|
|YU, PATRICIA ELIZABETH||St. Jude Catholic School||Bronze|
|LIM, RYDEL RIDLEY||St. Stephen’s High School||Bronze|
|TEO, SYD SPENCER||Zamboanga Chong Hua High School||Bronze|
Meanwhile, in the Mandarin category, students from Zamboanga Chong Hua High School made a strong showing and garnered the following medals, Gold Medal: SHI, YUANYUAN, Silver Medal: CHUA, AUDREY JANELLE and Bronze Medal: TORRES, ANDREA, LIM, MARGAELLI VERNICE, and GO, LYNETTE
This year, there were close to 150 participants from Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Philippines, and Singapore.