Miggy Dugan wins silver for PH in Junior Math Olympiad

January 20, 2022

Ateneo de Manila Junior High School student Miggy Dugan (Montserrat/8-Ireland) won a silver award for the Philippines in the grade 7 division of the International Junior Math Olympiad (IJMO), which was held online on December 4, 2021.

Miggy Dugan

The IJMO attracted young math and science students from Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Canada, China, China Hong Kong, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam.

Only Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO) and American Mathematics Olympiad (AMO) gold and silver awardees from participating countries are eligible to join the IJMO, which aims to provide an Asian platform for students to interact and compete against worthy opponents. IJMO also empowers students with deep conceptual understanding and logical thinking skills beyond their grade level, allowing them to better apply much higher-level logical and analytical skills to solve challenging Math Olympiad problems.