Via landslide victory, the team from Institute of Chemistry (IC) representing UPLB reclaims the crown in the 2018 PACSiklaban at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Nurse’s Home Social Hall, Ermita Manila, eighth of April.

PACSiklaban is an annual national inter-collegiate chemistry quiz contest sponsored by the Philippine Association of Chemistry Students, (PACS) Inc. as part of their National Chemistry Students’ Congress (NCSC).

The team consists of junior and senior BS Chemistry and BS Agricultural Chemistry students: Andrew Exequiel S. Tabilog (team captain), Melvin A. Castrosanto, Joshua P. Gemperoso, Cesar G. Quizon, Jr., Rollan Paul P. Parakikay, Kim Leonard C. Bolandos, and Christian John G. Cordero.

Serving as coaches were faculty members from IC, Peñafrancia F. Monte (head coach), King Bryan C. Gabog, Naela V. Delmo, Jayoh A. Hernandez, Rochelle P. Ibabao, and Phillip Damien E. Arche.

Bagging the second and third place were University of the Philippines Manila Team A and Ateneo de Manila University, respectively.