Armed with their mighty pen, the Sagradan Penpushers emerged triumphant as they won 37 awards in the recently concluded EDDIS II Secondary Schools Press Conference (ESSPC), September 5 held at Felizardo C. Lipana National High School Guiguinto, Bulacan.
Sagradans will advance to 2017 Division Secondary Schools Press Conference (DSSPC) on Sept. 25 after taking places in top 12 and 20 from different categories both in English and Filipino.
Winners in the ESSPC are the following Jian Martin G. Tenorio, 2nd Place in News Writing; Cyrus Kyle S. Sumat and Clara Patricia M. Caubang, 2nd Place in Sports Writing; Ma. Carmela G. Sto. Tomas, 3rd Place in Editorial Writing; Alessandro B. Bañares, 3rd Place in Feature Writing; Angelica E. Gatdula, 4th Place in News Writing; Christian Niño Gulapa, 4th Place in Copyreading and Headline Writing; Jennie V. Villanueva, 6th Place in News Writing; Fiona Dominique C. Andres, 6th Place in Feature Writing; Ram S. Tenorio, 6th Place in Science Writing; Charles Gabriel M. Mijares, 7th Place in Editorial Writing; Brian Jay M. Delos Santos, 10th Place in Copyreading and Headline Writing; Michael D. Delos Santos, 12th Place in Copyreading and Headline Writing; and Aldrin Joseph A. Aguas, 19th Place in Editorial Cartooning.
On the other hand, Ang Sagradan scribes also made their school proud as Avegail Marie E. Quinto hailed the champion in Pagwawasto at Pag-uulo ng Balita; Leian S.M. Barbosa, 2nd Place in Pagsulat ng Balita; Juan Carlos F. Patawaran, 2nd Place in Pagsulat ng Editoryal; Marian Elizabeth E. Quinto, 3rd Place in Pagwawasto at Pag-uulo ng Balita; Justine Andrea G. Panlaqui, 3rd Place in Pagsulat ng Editoryal; Argy E. Gatdula, 3rd Place in Pagsulat ng Balita; Kathleen Rose G. Pulongbarit, 4th Place in Pagsulat ng Lathalain; Jherome Brylle Woody A. Santos, 5th Place in Pagsulat ng Agham; Emelinda P. Cruz, 6th Place in Pagguhit ng Kartung Editoryal; Alson James M. Tagalag, 9th Place in Pagsulat ng Balita; Juvy Fey C. San Jose, 10th Place in Pagsulat ng Agham; James Bernard H. Mangulabnan, 10th Place in Pagsulat ng Balitang Isports; Althea D. Alejandrino, 11th Place in Pagsulat ng Balitang Isports; and Patricia M. Manalo, 13th Place in Pagkuha ng Larawan.
Moreover, the Sagradan School Paper Advisers also made sure to win the Teachers’ Category Contest. Mr. Vhon Joseph C. Solomon was adjudged as the champion in the Sports Writing and 2nd Place in Feature Writing; Mr. Jared P. Manalastas, 2nd Place in Copyreading and Headline Writing, 3rd Place in Pagwawasto at Pag-uulo ng Balita, and 6th Place in Editorial Writing; Mr. Juan Antonio C. Victoria, 4th Place in Pagsulat ng Lathalain and Pagkuha ng Larawan; and Ms. Roan I. Estay, 5th Place in Pagsulat ng Lathalain and 7th Place in Pagkuha ng Larawan.
With the hard-earned wins, Sagradan Penpushers are hoping to soar high once again for the forthcoming DSSPC at Guiguinto Central School, Guiguinto, Bulacan for the pride of the whole school community.
By: Angelica Gatdula
Photos: Rachel Magsino and Karl Lewin Ortega