Three out of five teams of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School victoriously qualified for the Tournament of Champions of the World Scholar’s Cup to be held at Yale University, USA in September this year.

Attended by one thousand four hundred students (1,400)  from 60 countries, the World Scholar’s Cup Global Round was held in Hanoi National Convention Center, Vietnam. It was simultaneously held in Cape Town and Greece from June 26 – July 1, 2017.

The competition included team debate, collaborative writing, Scholar’s Bowl – Quiz Bee, and Scholar’s Challenge consist of topics in Literature, Arts and Music, Special Area, Social Studies, and History.  Only 100 teams made it to the Tournament of Champions to be held at Yale University, USA.

Here are the recognitions received by the DLSZ students:

Team 356 
Gabriel, Dennise Franchesca (DLSZ 2018) – Da Vinci Scholar, within top 100
Cantimbuhan, Angelo Louie (DLSZ 2018) – Da Vinci Scholar, top 5

Almazan, Mary Margaret (DLSZ 2018) – Da Vinci Scholar, within top 100

Team 357 (Yale University Qualifier)
Natividad, Kaila Marie (DLSZ BrafeNHS 2019) – Silver Medal – Scholar’s Bowl
Medina – Cue, Andrea Jean (DLSZ 2018) – Silver Medal – Scholar’s Bowl, Silver Medal – Scholar’s Challenge – Literature, Silver Medal-Debate

Reyes, Nicole Ann (DLSZ BrafeNHS 2020) – Silver Medal – Scholar’s Bowl

Team 358 (Yale University Qualifier)
Oresca, Alyssa Nicole (DLSZ 2018) – Silver – Individual Writing, Silver – Team Writing
Mendoza, Marco Luis (DLSZ 2018) – Gold – Individual  Writing, Silver – Team Writing

Uadan, Jennelle (DLSZ BrafeNHS 2019) – Silver – Team Writing

Team 359 (Yale University Qualifier)
Valerio, Ysabella Natassia Maria (DLSZ 2018) – Silver – Scholar’s Bowl, Silver Medal – Individual Writing, Gold Medal – Scholar’s Challenge – Arts
De La Cerna, Methuselah (DLSZ 2018) – Silver – Scholar’s Bowl, Gold Medal – Debate, School Top Scholar,

Belga, Sheikfiona (DLSZ BrafeNHS 2020) – Silver – Scholar’s Bowl

Team 515 
Arbas, Jewel Kyle (DLSZ BrafeNHS 2019) – Da Vinci Scholar, within top 100

Cruz, Marie Yzabelle Kirsten (DLSZ BrafeNHS 2021) – Da Vinci Scholar, within top 100

Ms. Adrienne Victoria Zaballero, English Faculty, and Mr. Jeremias Picaña, BRafeNHS Social Studies Faculty, accompanied the DLSZ contingent.

Congratulations to the DLSZ WSC contingent! We are proud of you!