MaSci excellence shined through once more as 8th graders Nicole Laarni O. Sasana and Johann Lloyd O. Amar were awarded silver medal honors at the recently concluded 2016 Global Natural History Day. Their research project entitled "Effectiveness of ADLAI Microorganisms as Deodorizer for Animal Droppings" made it through to the Global Finals in the Senior Division - Exhibition Category as per stringent GNHD competition criteria.
The GNHD Finals were held at the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum in China from July 21-27, 2016 and was participated in by hundreds of students from elementary and high schools all over the world. MSHS Science Faculty member Mrs. Mary Grace S. Villanueva served as research adviser to Nicole and Johann.
The Global Natural History Day is an initiative by the Behring Global Educational Foundation spearheaded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Mr. Kenneth E. Behring. The GNHD Program aims "to teach natural history and science outside the classroom and to connect students with their peers around the world". For this year, the theme of the competition focuses on the concept of "Guanxi: Relationship in Nature".