Young Panamanians dominate chemistry competition
Panamanian youth dominated the Central American and Caribbean Chemistry Olympiad that took place this year in Panama, taking home the gold, silver and bronze medals.
Luis Huang, a graduate of the Pan American Institute (IPA) took gold, Irvin Sanchez graduate of the Urracá institute took silver and Elena Ng an IPA student took home the bronze medal.
The 19 competitors who attended the Central American and Caribbean Chemistry Olympiad that came to an end on August 1st 2016 were from Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama and between the ages of 16 and 17 years old.
The country plans to send the same delegation to compete in the Latin American Chemistry Olympiad to be held in September in Teresina, Brazil.