Diwa Learning Systems Inc. , announced that Arellano University contestants Joshua Andrei Tulagan of Plaridel Campus and April Angelica Filipino of Apolinario Mabini Campus, ranked No. 10 and No. 15 respectively in the annually-held Pasiklaban sa Paaralan League of Champions competitions. Tulagan participated in the Grade School category and Filipino,in the Junior High School category. Twenty-five schools competed in the contest.
The two students represented AU in the Pasiklaban contest after they won in a first round competition involving the six campuses of the university. The activity was organized and managed by Dean Victoria A. Trivinio of the Office of Student Affairs .
On January 28, 2017 , the sports aspect of the Pasiklaban- the Simultaneous Chess Challenge Competition - will be held at the SMX Convention Center. Representing Arellano University are elementary students Jean Carlos Miguel Reyes and Gabriel Santos, and Junior High School students James Michael Erese and Carl Jaedrianne , all of whom are from the Juan Sumulong ( Main) Campus . They won over the representatives of the five other campuses of Arellano University in the first level of the contest. The four will have the chance to play against Chess Grandmasters Eugene Torre and Janelle Mae Frayna.
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