Filipina student wins youth prize in 2019 Asian Scientist Writing Prize in Singapore

Published December 6, 2019, 3:24 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Richa Noriega

A Filipina high school student recently won the Science Centre Singapore Youth Writing Prize at the 2019 Asian Scientist Writing Prize (ASWP) contest held in Singapore.

(ASIAN SCIENTIST  WEBSITE / MANILA BULLETIN)
(ASIAN SCIENTIST WEBSITE / MANILA BULLETIN)

Aimeirene Yzabel Ines, Grade 11 student from the Academia de Sophia International in the Philippines, received a cash prize of Singapore $ 1,000 and Singapore $500-worth of book vouchers from World Scientific Publishing Company.

The Science Centre Singapore Youth Writing Prize, given at the same event as the main award, the Asian Scientist Writing Prize, is a special category for participants aged 13 to 18 years old.

Ines’ winning entry titled “Bee Change” emphasized the importance of bees in sustaining the planet and drew attention to colony collapse disorder.

Meanwhile, three participants from the Philippines also won the special awards.

Mary Grace Nidoy, a science research specialist at the Philippine Rice Research Institute, received the Merit Award.

A student from the Philippine Science High school Danielle Jorge and environmental professional Carissa Quintana were recognized with honorable mentions.

ASWP, co-organized by Asian Scientist Magazine and Science Centre Singapore, is a biennial competition that challenged participants consider how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics could help create a sustainable society.

This year, the ASWP received 450 entries from all across Asia, including Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

 
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Filipina student wins youth prize in 2019 Asian Scientist Writing Prize in Singapore

Published December 6, 2019, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Richa Noriega

A Filipina high school student recently won the Science Centre Singapore Youth Writing Prize at the 2019 Asian Scientist Writing Prize (ASWP) contest held in Singapore.

(ASIAN SCIENTIST  WEBSITE / MANILA BULLETIN)
(ASIAN SCIENTIST WEBSITE / MANILA BULLETIN)

Aimeirene Yzabel Ines, Grade 11 student from the Academia de Sophia International in the Philippines, received a cash prize of Singapore $ 1,000 and Singapore $500-worth of book vouchers from World Scientific Publishing Company.

The Science Centre Singapore Youth Writing Prize, given at the same event as the main award, the Asian Scientist Writing Prize, is a special category for participants aged 13 to 18 years old.

Ines’ winning entry titled “Bee Change” emphasized the importance of bees in sustaining the planet and drew attention to colony collapse disorder.

Meanwhile, three participants from the Philippines also won the special awards.

Mary Grace Nidoy, a science research specialist at the Philippine Rice Research Institute, received the Merit Award.

A student from the Philippine Science High school Danielle Jorge and environmental professional Carissa Quintana were recognized with honorable mentions.

ASWP, co-organized by Asian Scientist Magazine and Science Centre Singapore, is a biennial competition that challenged participants consider how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics could help create a sustainable society.

This year, the ASWP received 450 entries from all across Asia, including Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

 
CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP
 

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