BY ARIES N. OLIVEROS
Proving their competence in English language skills, one sophomore and three seniors of Philippine Science High School ? Central Luzon Campus (PSH-CLC) earned themselves merit certificates in this year?s International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) English held on July 28 in St. Augustine School in Iba, Zambales. Joshua Miguel Danac, II-Champaca, Cyril John Bernardo IV-Graviton and Samantha Beatrice de Guzman, IV-Tau capped distinction certificates upon making it in the top 10% while Arien Gonzales, IV-Graviton got a credit certificate for succeeding to be in the top 25%. Close to 2000 participants joined the 2012 ICAS English and took the test in different testing venues around the country. ICAS English assesses reading and other language skills including vocabulary, syntax, textual devices and comprehension using various literary and expository texts. The questions require students to locate, identify, interpret, infer and synthesize information in and about texts in one hour. The complete 2012 ICAS results were published in philboardstudies.ph last September 29.