114 stu­dents qual­ify for 7th VMC In­ter­school Art Con­test

Sun Star Bacolod - - Topstories -

FROM over 220 en­tries sub­mit­ted, 114 stu­dents all over Ne­gros Is­land got the judges’ nod to join this year’s on-the-spot paint­ing com­pe­ti­tion or­ga­nized by Vic­to­rias Milling Com­pany, Inc. (VMC) dur­ing the pre­judg­ing last Satur­day at the Su­gar­land Ho­tel.

Of these, 47 high school stu­dents from all over Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal had the high­est num­ber of qual­i­fiers, best­ing 76 other en­trants from a to­tal of 123 en­tries, while 29 other high school stu­dents from Ne­gros Ori­en­tal got in the list as well.

In the ele­men­tary cat­e­gory, 23 stu­dents from Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal will face off with 15 stu­dents from Ne­gros Ori­en­tal in this com­pe­ti­tion which is now on its sev­enth year.

Dr. An­to­nio Te­jado, Moreen Aus­tria and Daryl Feril were this year’s pre­screen­ing judges and they were clearly im­pressed at the skills and tal­ent dis­played by the stu­dents through their sub­mit­ted art­works.

Stu­dents from Ne­gros Ori­en­tal will have their on­the-spot con­test this Satur­day, Septem­ber 14, at the Sid­lakan Vil­lage in Du­maguete City while those in Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal will com­pete the fol­low­ing week­end on Septem­ber 21 at Pro­ject Orange in Bacolod City. This will be fol­lowed by the Awards Night on Septem­ber 22 also at Pro­ject Orange.

This year’s theme, “My Com­mu­nity,” is more mean­ing­ful to VMC who is celebratin­g its cen­ten­nial cel­e­bra­tion and wishes to im­part the same value to our youth and Ne­gros at large on how vi­tal com­mu­nity in­volve­ment is in na­tion­build­ing.

VMC first launched the com­pe­ti­tion in 2013 and even­tu­ally ex­panded it is­land-wide in 2016. Win­ners in the com­pe­ti­tion get to bring home as much as P30,000 in cash prize plus a com­puter set for the school they rep­re­sent. Fi­nal­ists in the com­pe­ti­tion will also be in­vited to join the an­nual Sum­mer Art Work­shop as part of their con­tin­u­ing art men­tor­ship by ex­perts in the field of vis­ual arts.

La Con­so­la­cion Col­lege Bacolod topped the num­ber of qual­i­fiers with 15 stu­dents for the high school cat­e­gory in Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal along with stu­dents from St. Scholas­tica’s Academy Bacolod, Dr. Vi­cente Gustilo Me­mo­rial Na­tional High School, Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal Na­tional Science High School., La Castel­lana Na­tional High School, Val­ladolid Na­tional High School, Sa­gay Na­tional high School, St. John’s In­sti­tute, Bacolod City Na­tional High School, UNO-R Reco­le­tos, Castle­son High, Don Bosco Tech­ni­cal In­sti­tute, Dona Montser­rat Lopez Me­mo­rial High School, South­land Col­lege, Maranatha Chris­tian Col­lege, and Rafael B. Lac­son Me­mo­rial High School.

In the ele­men­tary cat­e­gory for Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal, Crispino V. Ramos Ele­men­tary School in Bacolod City have a to­tal of six qual­i­fiers which will com­pete with stu­dents from Si­lay South Ele­men­tary School, Trin­ity Chris­tian School, Bacolod Tay Tung High School, Tal­isay South Ele­men­tary School, STI West Ne­gros Univer­sity, Nazareth In­sti­tute, Univer­sity of St. La Salle In­te­grated School, Eli­akim, La Con­so­la­cion Bacolod In­te­grated School, Holy Fam­ily School in Sa­gay and Cal­vary Bap­tist Academy of Pon­teve­dra Inc.

In Ne­gros Ori­en­tal, 12 stu­dents from Foun­da­tion Prepara­tory Academy in Du­maguete has the most num­ber of qual­i­fiers fol­lowed closely by Bais City Na­tional School-spe­cial Pro­gram with 10 stu­dents qual­i­fy­ing while the rest came from Ne­gros Ori­en­tal High School, Dauin Na­tional High School, Pacuan Na­tional High School of La Lib­er­tad, Guighul­ngan Na­tional High School, and Sta. Agueda Na­tional High School while those in the ele­men­tary cat­e­gory will be rep­re­sent­ing Sil­li­man Univer­sity Ele­men­tary School, St. Paul Univer­sity, Foun­da­tion Prepara­tory Academy, Bais City Pi­lot School and ABC Learn­ing Cen­ter in Bais City.

The con­tes­tants will be in­formed through email by the or­ga­niz­ers or they may look up their names at the VMC Art page on Face­book for confirmati­on./pr

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Philippines

© PressReader. All rights reserved.