10 BS Computer Science seniors win at the Philippine Programming Challenge

A team of ten (10) senior BS Computer Science from the Institute of Information and Computing Sciences won first prize in the Philippine Programming Challenge 2015. The competition the software developer tool Proxor, developed by Gurango Software Corporation, the Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communication Technology Office, and the Philippine Software Industry Association. The results were announced last January 16, 2016 (Saturday).The team members were:

Manrick Capotolan

John Chester MartinezJoshua Francis Roman
Rochelle Marie Ciriaco
Kyle Anthony Martin
Darlo Miguel Ilagan
Jann Skyler Teng
Frances Anne Barroga
Julian Allen ValondoGabriel Angelo SandovalRecognizing the work of the UST team, DOST-ICTO Deputy Executive Director Monchito Ibrahim had this to say: “…ang galing ng ginawa nung nanalo ung naging Number 1 ung University of Santo Tomas…medyo malayo sila dun sa ibang winners.” UST bested six (6) other teams from different schools.The news was reported in the following blog: http://hoshilandia.com/2016/01/philippine-programming-challenge/#ThomasianExcellence

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