Tuesday, 19 September 2017 02:39

10 Dominicans reap awards in 2018 Division Schools Press Conference

Dominicans once again proved their journalistic skills as they bagged 10 places in the recently concluded Bacoor City Division Schools Press Conference (DSPC) 2018, with the theme “21st Century Journalists: Vanguards of Truth and Change”, at Bacoor National High School-Main Campus, September 14-15.

The Division Schools Press Conference is an annual competition in pursuant to the Campus Journalism Act of 1991, that aims to demonstrate understanding of the importance of journalism, sustain social consciousness, and enhance the learning experience of student-writers and teacher-advisers through friendly journalistic competition.

Out of more than thirty school participants in the competition, St. Dominic College of Asia (SDCA) was able to take home ten awards in different categories. Three students won first places topping their respective categories; Jutine Caye Magnayon, Photojournalism - Filipino (Elementary), Sophia Lorraine Pagliawan, Editorial Writing – English (Secondary) and Roland John Alegre, Sports writing - Filipino (Secondary).

Other winners for the elementary level were; Andrea Bernadette Mendoza, Feature Writing- English (Second Place) and Reina Alysa Kalugdan, Editorial Writing – English (Third Place).

Moreover, for the secondary level, other Dominican winners were: Isabelle Barona, News Writing- English (Second Place) and Zyrille Raphael Marito, Sports Writing (Fourth Place).