Kurt, born and raised in Labo, Camarines Norte, is a 16-year old son of a teacher and policeman. He is an incoming Grade 10 student of Philippine Science High School Bicol Region Campus and a member of two clubs namely the Math Club and the Advanced Programming Club. He is doing his internship at the UPLB Museum of Natural History for the month of July 2017.

The internship is important for him because it is crucial to developing his skills as a scientist and researcher. It can also guide him to his suitable career path in the future. Kurt chose the museum because he believes it can provide him the opportunity to perform collecting, observing and studying specimens. The museum in return can count on his hard work and interest.

During his spare time, Kurt likes to read literature, science facts and history. His favorite book is World History and he also watches TV series like Game of Thrones. He plays computer and board games especially the Game of the General.

Kurt plans to pursue medicine in college and shares his motto, “Work hard.”