Iloilo City National High School (ICNHS) Senior High STEM Students were adjudged 1st Runner-Up in the Concentrix NEXT MOVE Challenge—a two-month selection process and competition that aims to showcase today’s young generation as change agents and innovators.
The award-winning entry of ICNHS was titled “Automated Meter Reading Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology”. This innovation aims to deliver more effective, efficient, and accurate data processes with real-time customer information of power distribution companies in the Philippines.
The team was headed by Maria Lilian Jem Montero as team leader and Joseph Andrean De La Cruz, Leonardo Rosal, Ralph Archie Agreda, and Raf Jeanel Simonio as members. The project advisers were Rey J. Gonzales, Joemarie Selibio, Francis Planto, and Astrid Haresco.
Along with the recognition awarded on Monday, November 15, the learners also received a cash prize of P50,000.
The contest was participated in by college and senior high school students from 26 prestigious private and public schools all over the Philippines. The other finalist teams were from De La Salle University-Manila, University of St La Salle-Bacolod, the University of Science & Technology of Southern Philippines, the Mandaluyong City Science High School.
Team ICNHS was supported by MORE Power in their data gathering and other actual processes for the development of their app.
ICNHS is under the able leadership of school principal, Alpha Java. (iNews)