JPIA shines at the 15th Regional Mid-year Convention

by Cielo Dela Cruz

The Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (JPIA) MSU-IIT local chapter from the Accountancy Department of CBAA participated in this year’s 15th Regional Mid-year convention making a grand comeback as champions. The said convention was hosted by Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan on September 23-25, 2016. A148 MSU-IIT delegation ardently yelled its cheers and raised its flag with burning spirit and pride as it successfully brought the bacon back home.

The JPIA MSU-IIT local chapter amassed places in the academic competitions, garnering the title “Over-all champion for the Academic Events”. In the Cup Series, Cup 1(Financial Accounting and Reporting) Carl Vencent Niñofranco and Kent Robert Lumanas won 1st and 2nd place respectively, Cup 2 (Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting) Mark Antony Rosales won 1st place, Cup 5 (Auditing) Jenessa Tumanda won 1st place and Maureen Anne Intang in 2nd place, Cup 6 (Taxation) Jeffrey Hipayo won 3rd place, Cup 7 (All Board Exam Subjects) is won by Mark Antony Rosales in 1st place. MSU-IIT also reaped 1st placed in the FS Wars represented by Sittie Eimman Macmod, Niña Segunda Alvia, and Pauline Erika Ocampo.

Not giving other schools a slack in the non-academic events, MSU-IIT also bagged championship in the Lyrical Dance Competition, with the flawless performance of Angela Nicole Torayno and Al Naim Azis. Moreover, the school secured 3rd place in the Lip-sync battle performed by Carl Vencent Niñofranco and Sheena Cuizon.

The feat comes after a month of painstaking preparation, with the JPIA MSU-IIT local chapter fighting against all odds. With fists thrown up and flag held high, the 148 IITians made their way back home carrying their earned trophies, medals, certificates, and glory back home whilst singing the MSU Hymn with hearts joyful and proud.

Topics : JPIA