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DLSZ GEM Mathletes Dominates in Regional Math Quiz

DLSZ proudly recognizes the achievements of our Goals for Excellence in Mathematics (GEM) Mathletes in the recent Association of Science and Mathematics Educators of Public and Private Schools (ASMEPPS) Regional Math Quiz held last October 14, 2023 at St. Francis of Assisi College, Bacoor, for Region IV-A and October 21, 2023 during the subsequent online competition for the other regions nationwide.

The following GEM students have participated in the said event:


Jacob Bernas (DLSZ 2026) – Champion, Grade 10 Category

Julia Bernadette Cruz (DLSZ 2026) – 2nd place, Grade 10 Category

Enrique Alonso Pioquinto (DLSZ 2026)  – 3rd place, Grade 10 Category

Minsu Kang (DLSZ 2026) – 4th place, Grade 10 Category

Juan Sebastian Viernes (DLSZ 2026) – 7th place, Grade 10 Category

Rachelle Victoria Guintivano (DLSZ 2026)  – 8th place, Grade 10 Category

Julia Malabag  (DLSZ 2026)  – 9th place, Grade 10 Category

Gael Azure Ilano (DLSZ 2026) – 10th place, Grade 10 Category

Joedi Costes (DLSZ 2026) – 10th place, Grade 10 Category

Coach: Ms. Julienne Fresnido


Elisha John Capule (DLSZ 2028) – Champion, Grade 8 Category

Santino Alexander Austria (DLSZ 2027)

Akiesha Francine Lombrio  (DLSZ 2028) 

Lady Kateleen Ropal (DLSZ 2026)

Coach: Mr. Charles John Rey Alamo

The GEM Mathletes’ hard work and indomitable prowess have brought success and honor to our school.

Among the notable performers, Jacob Bernas (DLSZ 2026) excelled, taking first place not just in the National Capital Region (NCR) but also among all regions, outperforming 135 other contestants from throughout the nation. Elisha John Capule (DLSZ 2028) also won first place in Region IV-A’s Grade 8 division. All other qualifiers are scheduled to compete in the upcoming National Math Quiz, which will be held at the University of Baguio on March 9-10, 2024.

These young intellectuals showcased their mathematical expertise and unwavering competitive spirit. This astounding achievement highlights the students’ commitment to excellence and serves as a testament to their exceptional skills developed and nurtured under the guidance provided by their dedicated GEM coaches. 

Thanks to the support of the DLSZ community, our mathletes are poised for continued success in future competitions. May their journey in the world of Mathematics be an ever-reaching pursuit of excellence.

Congratulations to all involved! Animo La Salle!