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By Christine C. Paular
With the theme, “Bicol Business Students Quality and Excellence towardsASEAN 2015 – Educational Challenges,” the ABBS-UNC chapter was hailed as theOver-All Champion in the 14th Association of Bicol Business Students Regionalcongress held at the University of Northeastern Philippines, Iriga City last Feb. 6-8.
Aiming to develop camaraderie and unity among its members as well as tobuild the confidence and self esteem of the Bicol Business Students, the congresshighlighted academic contests, seminars, And Mr. & Mrs. ABBS 2014 which wereparticipated in by 18 schools around the Bicol region.
The winners were as follows: Professional Salesmanship, Ian Arbil Gallarte,1st; Oration, Adelisa Ester Alcantara, 1st; Extemporaneous Speaking, Karen KayCaranza, 2nd; Business Concept, Ian Arbil Gallarte and Karen Kay Caranza, 2nd ;essay writing, Kathlline mae Ondis, 3rd; Advertising Contest, Melograce Senosin,Jennifer Paglinawan, Francheska Garchitorena, Rani De Lumen nad Jessie Borromeo,2nd.
Moreover, Ms. ABBS-UNC Sharmine Avila won the first runner-up, Best inswuimsuit, Best in Production number and People’s Choice Award while mr. ABBS-UNC Ian Arbil Gallarte won the best in Character Award.
However, Over-all Champion was grabbed by the Organization in Laro ngLahi, First Runner-up in Volleyball and First Place in the Musical Dance (MUSDA)category, Bryan sales,Cornelio Cabalquinta IV, Rio Fuentes, Liezel Cortez, ChristineLayones, Marinelle Lopez and Francheska Garchitorena were the performers.
The ABBS-UNC Day was conducted last Jan. 25 at the UNC Grounds andStudents’ Pavilion wherein the winners in different Academic and Non- AcademicContest were the ones who competed for the Congress. The event was madepossible by the concerted efforts of the officers headed by President Mark Delfinoand guidance of the adviser Maricar Bien.