Huge congratulations for this holiday break’s winnings from the PSHS-Central Visayas Campus! After making it to the second round, our delegates presented their innovative projects to expert judges and won Overall Champion along with two (2) Special Awards in the recently concluded Innovation, Design, Engineering Exchange (IDEX) 2024 held from March 25, 2024 to March 28, 2024 in Singapore!

This event was organized by the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) with its partners: Lee Foundation, Ministry of Education Singapore, A*STAR, James Dyson Foundation, and National University of Singapore College of Design & Engineering and participated by 7 countries with 53 teams.

Overall, the delegates won the following awards:

I. Overall Champion

KAHEL: An Inexpensive Chlorine Detection Kit Using Curcumin-Based Paper
Sensors with a Microcontroller Device for Rapid Quantification

Researchers: Liah Mei I. Caduyac, Ethan Jeushrey R. Montuya, Tristan Joshuel G. Villegas

II. James Dyson Foundation Innovation Award

BANYO: Basic Aid for Humanitarian Sanitation Needs: Your On The Go Toilet

Researchers: Rhea Jeanne P. Padilla, Tristan Joshuel G. Villegas

III. National University of Singapore Division of Industrial Design Award

WAGAS: Low-Cost Colorimetric Device for the Rapid Predetection of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Researchers: Marybel Zyres A. Montejo, Henry T. Yap III

The scholars were accompanied by their parents, Maribel A. Montejo, Lora Mae G. Villegas, and Josephine P. Padilla.

Congratulations on their innovations and success! The team would like to extend their gratitude to the PSHS System, PSHS-CVisC, their supportive parents, their advisers, Dr. Benito A. Baje, Engr. Gencianus Alphonsus Retardo, and Arlene Cahoy, and their consultant, Dr. Rey Y. Capangpangan.

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