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Sy Sisters Kiersten and Kylaine Make History as World Champions in Math and Science Competition


In a remarkable display of talent and determination, Sy sisters Kiersten, Secondary 3 from Cebu City National Science High School and Kylaine, Primary 4, from Learning Ladder Cebu, have etched their names in the annals of history as world champions in a recent Philippine Math and Science Olympics headed by Mr. Robert Fordan, President of International Champion in Education held in Solea Resort, April 5-8, 2024. The dynamic duo, hailing from a small town in the heart of the country, has captivated audiences with their exceptional skills and unwavering dedication to their craft.

The journey to the top was not an easy one for Kiersten and Kylaine.  Preparation went into their success, as they pushed themselves to new heights and overcame numerous challenges along the way. Their passion for math and science, coupled with their relentless work ethic, set them apart from their peers and propelled them to the global stage.


Kiersten Sy (center) received the award from the President of International Champion in Education Mr. Robert Fordan (left) together with her mother Dr. Catherine Sy

When the final results were announced, the world watched in awe as Kiersten and Kylaine emerged victorious, claiming the coveted title of world champions. Their achievement not only reflects their individual talents but also serves as a testament to the power of sisterhood and teamwork. Together, they have proven that with hard work, determination, and unwavering support for one another, anything is possible.


Proud mother Dr. Catherine Sy (3rd from right) joined her daughter Kylaine Trisha on stage upon receiving the award from Mr. Robert Fordan, President of International Champion in Education

As news of their triumph spread, the community rallied behind Kiersten and Kylaine, celebrating their success and recognizing the impact of their accomplishment on aspiring young minds everywhere. The sisters have become role models for the next generation of mathematicians and scientists, inspiring others to dream big and reach for the stars.


Multi Awarded Student Kiersten Candice Sy

In a world where excellence is often celebrated, Kiersten and Kylaine stand out as shining examples of what can be achieved through passion, perseverance, and a shared commitment to success. Their journey to becoming world champions is a testament to their extraordinary talent and the unwavering support they have for each other. The sky is truly the limit for these remarkable sisters, and the world eagerly awaits to see what they will conquer next.