Pinoy HS student’s genius project lands National Geographic Society award at international science fair!

Arnon Yzabel Guinto of Tarlac National High School bagged the National Geographic Society Award at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, California for her innovative project.

Tarlac National High School’s Arnon Yzabel Guinto snagged the National Geographic Society Award at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles this month for her innovative 3D groundwater flooding simulation project.

This cutting-edge design predicts rainfall patterns in Tarlac City, making it a vital tool for disaster preparedness.

The prestigious ISEF award shines a spotlight on standout contributions and innovations in geography and geospatial science.

“This project helps to enhance disaster preparedness in vulnerable areas, stimulate flood events, and identify flood-prone areas.” wrote Gokongwei Brothers Foundation (GBF) on Facebook.

“Congratulations, Arnon! Isa kang inspirasyon sa mga kabataang Pilipino!” the foundation cheered.

Guinto was among the 12 finalists from the Department of Education’s National Science and Technology Fair, sponsored by the foundation, to clinch a spot in ISEF.

The other student finalists who represented the country were from Cebu City National Science High School, City of Bogo Senior High School, Mandaue City Science High School, Quezon City Science High School, Angeles City Science High School.

ISEF featured 1,800 high school students from 75 countries, all showcasing their creativity and brilliance through unique science projects.