Miggy Dugan is SIMOC’s Overall 2nd Runnerup

September 15, 2021

Representing the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila Junior High School mathletes Miggy Dugan (Montserrat/8-Ireland) and Xavier Algenio (Montserrat/9-Lewis) each won multiple medal awards in the various categories of the Singapore International Mathematics Olympiad Challenge (SIMOC), which was held virtually on July 24, 2021. Miggy was named Overall 2nd Runnerup in the Grade 7 division, thanks to a haul that included awards in SIMOC’s three categories: a gold in the Math Olympiad, a silver in Mind Sports, and a silver in the team-based Math Master Mind. For his part, Xavier secured a bronze award in the Math Olympiad’s grade 8 division, and a bronze in Math Master Mind.

SIMOC is a mathematics competition for students from grades 2 to 12 which not only tests their ability to solve mathematical problems on pen and paper, but also gives them an opportunity to work as a team with top mathematical talents from around the world while playing interactive mathematical games and solving puzzles.