Lacsonians champ National Maritime Quiz Bee

Lacsonians champ  National Maritime Quiz Bee

Three Lacsonians went home as champions for the MARINA National Quiz Bee Olympiad 2018 held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in celebration of the Day of the Seafarer Last June 25.  

D/C France Gerard Santamena, E/C John Francis Perlado & E/C Ken Arnie Tulmo all from John B Lacson Colleges Foundation Bacolod bested 6 other maritime schools in the said competition. First Runner Up was Asian Institute of Maritime Studies; University of Perpetual Help System Dalta as 2nd Runner-up;  DMMA College of Southern Philippines  as 3rd Runner-up; and Baliwag Maritime Academy,  Lyceum of the Philippines University – Batangas and West Bay College as participants.

The teams were subjected to questions in 3 categories; easy, average and difficult. JBLCF Bacolod already emerged as best school during the preliminary round. The top 4 teams moved to the finals in an all-back-to-zero system. At the end of the round, the team from JBLCF Bacolod emerged as champions. They received a tropy, a certificate and a cash prize of twenty five thousand pesos. E/C Perlado in his facebook post said “To Be a Champion, you must make God the Champion of your life”.

The winners paid a courtesy call today June 28 at the office of the JBLCF Bacolod Administrator, Mr. Robert Parcia.

The trio were coached by Cheryl Examen Pagunsan and mentored by Charles Mangga.