BAGUIO CITY- FOURTY THREE schools with a total of six hundred fifty nine participants coming from the different Elementary, High School, college and Universities flocked the YMCA here on September 26-27, 2015, for the two day tri-level selection of the 2015 YMCA Academic Olympics literary Musical Competition in coordination with the Department of Education (DepEd) Baguio City in preparation for the forth coming North Luzon YMCA’s Regional Academic Olympics scheduled on November 14-15, 2015 here in Baguio City.
Among the participating schools for College were; University of Baguio, University of the Philippines, Saint Louis University, Baguio Central University, Philippine Military Academy, Easter College Inc. and NIIT Baguio. The High School has seventeen schools in participation while the Elementary level had nineteen schools in participation namely; Berkeley School HS/Elem., BCNHS-Main, BCU-HS/Elem.school, Philippine Science High School, UBScience High School, UBHS, UBLES, PMSHS/Elem. School, Roxas HS, KCPHS, GVNHS, PCNHS, UCGSHS, SVNHS, FBCAI-HS/Elem., Remnant International School, Star College HS/Elem., ECI-ES, BSU-ELS, STILE, Kias Elem. School, UCCP- BECI, UCCP-LTIS, Gibraltar Elem. School, Daily Int’l School, Pacday Quino Elem. School, JCES, Dona Aurora H. Bueno Elem. School, and Camp Seven Elem. School.
Accompanied by their respective advisers and coaches, participants in the tri-level literary-musical competition with the following winners: COLLEGE LEVEL: ESSAY WRITING: 1st Place – Stephen P. Palo (PMA), 2nd Place – Gabriel Lemonde R. Landito (UPCB), 3rd Place- Joven Wadwadan (BCU), On-The-Spot-Drawing: 1st Place –Catherin Gantin (UB), 2nd Place – Loren Cayabas (NIIT), 3rd Place Kenneth Panyag (BCU), BIBLE QUIZ Team: 1st Place – Kirk Ferranco, Aurelio Fergene D. Torres, Ken Geronimo C. Villegas (PMA), 2nd Place – Ferdelyn Ayochok, Pamela Casulla, Judy Angiso (BCU), 3rd Place – Christine Joy B. Dato, Manilyn L. Wandag, Christine A. Bayudang (UB). QUIZ BEE Team: 1st Place – Dionne Mae A. Umalla, Jaywardene G. Hontoria, Heinrich Villareal (PMA-A), 2nd Place – Mary Pauline M. Fornea, George V. Yu, Ma. Isaia Pearl P. Paracale (PMA-B), 3rd Place – Charlie Yang-ed, Franklin Wayang, Rochelle Gana G. Cancino (UB), Oratorical Speech: 1st Place – Jane Kacy M. Fabros (UP-A), 2nd Place – Justine Mae Aguilar (UP-B), 3rd Place – Merlinglo Costian (NIIT), Extemporaneous Speech: 1st Place – Christine Catindig (UP-A), 2nd Place – Cleah Lande (PMA-A), 3rd Place – Carlo Levi T. Wong (PMA-B), Ballroom Dance: 1st Place – Triscia P. Hilario, Arnie E. Tolentino (PMA), 2nd Place – Kim Albatera, Marco Usi (BCU), 3rd Place – Karl Paolo G. Claveria, Jairizon S. Talavera (UB), Vocal Solo: 1st Place – Marissa Guisihan (PMA), 2nd Place – Ma. Bernadette Z. Bascos (UB), 3rd Place – Monica Ignacio (BCU), Vocal Duet: 1st Place – Glenn C. Arafoc, Glen Den Mae D. Albona (PMA-A), 2nd Place – Zsan Kathreen Anne M. Botiwey, Nelvic P. Poblete (UB), 3rd Place – Harold Louie F. Villar, Kathleen Rose EA (PMA-B). College Overall Standings: Overall Champion – PMA-A, 1st Runner Up – UB, 2nd Runner Up – PMA-B.
For High School Level: Essay Writing: 1st Place – Kate Monique Aromin (PSHS), 2nd Place – Klenia P. Mendiola (BCU-HS), 3rd Place – Demi Lauren M. Dalusong (PMS-HS), On-The-Spot-Drawing: 1st Place – Karel Cruz (UBSHS-A), 2nd Place – Anika Lyn C. Abella (GVNHS), 3rd Place – Raymar Angelo Cabatu (PSHS-B), Bible Quiz Team: 1st Place – Caleb Joshua Abrazalde, Angela Sibayan, Kristian Angelo Balinsat (PSHS-A), 2nd Place – Channel Dane Palangdao, Emmanuel Jay Pagay, Elize Carmela Celso (UBHS), 3rd Place – Febirose N. Dongla, Esther Kim, Reshly G. Eclipse (KCP-HS-A), Quiz Bee Team: 1st Place – Ashley Mendoza, Edgar Biteng Jr., Joel Palicos (PSHS-B), 2nd Place – Allyson Mendoza, Leria Pauline Tonga, Ed Mathew Balidoy (PSHS-A), 3rd Place – Cresente S. Claver III, Jaleh S. Lomerez, Michelle Caoili (STAR Col. HS), Oration: 1st Place – Sophia Bernadette Lunar (PSHS-A), 2nd Place – Juvilyn Grace Mahomat (GVNHS), 3rd Place – Jean Lambert Dayucos (UCGSHS), Extemporaneous Speech: 1st Place – Marco Inigo N. Flavier (BERKELEY HS), 2nd Place – Robert Nelson Leung (PSHS-B), 3rd Place – Chloe Angluben (UBSHS-B), Modern Dance (Hip-Hop): 1st Place – Leika Francezka Aguto, Lennox Leslie Payawa, Alodia Kristal Alipe, Patricia Palaroan, Sean Tristan Velasquez, Kevi Gines (PSHS-A), 2nd Place – Darsel Kabigting, Kyrie Itchok, Neil Jay, Jemima Ringor, Vineses Waking, Gernel Taras (STAR Col. HS), 3rd Place – Juan Sebastian Casem, Raven Kyle Laza, Samantha Ignacio, Ralph Vincent Togmoy, Llyra Hacinth Abulencia, Alyssa Gabriel Camacho (PSHS-B), Vocal Solo:1st Place – Rana Ysabel Azurin (PSHS-A), 2nd Place – Shella Jallorina (UBSHS-B), 3rd Place – Mary Rose Dela Cruz (BCNHS-Main), Vocal Duet: 1st Place – Angela Dominguez, Jeremy Earl Andrada (BCNHS-Main) 2nd Place – Samantha Aganon, Tomothy Figuera (UBHS), 3rd Place – Jules Lorenzo Palada, Mary Grace Lazatin (PSHS-A). High School Overall Standings: Overall Champion – PSHS-A, 1st Runner Up – PSHS-B, 2nd Runner Up – University of Baguio High School.