Uy bags 5th place in Nat’l Press Confab

Abigail I. Uy, a grade V pupil of the University of Saint Louis, soared during the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) held at Notre Dame University, Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Feb. 22-26, 2016.

Among the 54 representatives from different schools in the country, Uy was awarded as fifth in News Writing English, Elementary level.

Uy stands tall with her national award. Behind her is her coach (in fuchsia shirt).
The five-day NSPC with the theme: “The Role of the 21st Century Campus Journalism in Upholding Good Governance and Leadership” aimed to harness the aptitude of the campus journalists and to search for the outstanding young journalists from different schools all over the Philippines.

Earlier during the Tuguegarao City Division Schools Press Conference (DSPC), Uy ranked second in same event qualifying her to participate in the Regional Schools Press Conference (RSPC), during which she bagged a gold medal and certificate making her advance in the national level.

Uy’s coach is Miss Diana Rose M. Siringan, Elementary English Coordinator and adviser of the school paper The Louisian Angel.

Uy is flanked by Dr. Benjamin Paragas, DepEd
R02  Assistant  Director,  and  Dr.  Gina Durian,
Tuguegarao  City  Division  Official  for  Filipino and Journalism.