by RONALYN BANAKEN
The University of Baguio Science High School (UBSHS) won the Grand Award at the Global Youth Forum held in South Korea on June 12-16.
The UB team – composed of John Michael Fangonilo, Gabrielle Berne Padaco, Chloe Rosette Angluben, David Adrian Paddit, Veronica Parris Liu, and Andrhea Angelina Therese San Gabriel – outperformed 25 other teams from the US, Europe and Asia, clutching the first place. Demetrio Custodio Jr. served as the team’s coach.
Likewise, another group from UBSHS secured the Excellence Award after finishing third in the same competition. Elise Patricio, Zereena Dumseng, Gail Lumbas, Darhcy Carpiso, Venus de Vera, and Andrej Dominik Agas formed the team, which was coached by Thea Suaco.
Moreover, UB was presented the Creativity Award after settling at the second spot during the Traditional Night, where the UB group danced tinikling.