The Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants – Holy Angel University Chapter (JPIA-HAU) secured its 8th consecutive overall championship during the 24th Regional Mid-Year Conventional (RMYC) entitled “A Hellenistic Odyssey: Conquering Adversities and Remolding a Brand New Age of Filipino Youth” that was held virtually from April 10 to May 1, 2021.
The organization has once again secured its bright spot by conquering the overall champion for the academic competitions while securing the 1st runner up for the non-academics competitions, despite the challenge of the new virtual setup.
JPIA-HAU President Axylla Zyrah Mendoza stated, “I’m still in awe kung paano namin napull off lahat ng preparation and execution considering na may mga academic requirements pang need icomply,” as she expressed her appreciation and gratitude to her co-officers and delegates that represented JPIA-HAU in this event.
According to Mendoza, even before the start of the convention, they agreed that although securing the 8-peat was not their priority, they will give their 101% in everything they will do. “Sumali na din kami ng RMYC, might as well give our best shot!” she added.
She also emphasized the value of teamwork for this success and extended her sincerest gratitude to all those who trusted and believed in them throughout this convention, assuring that this victory is the victory of the whole SBA community.
For the non-academic events, JPIA-HAU garnered multiple awards on individual competitions including: Mr. Ambassador of Goodwill 2021 – 2nd runner-up and Epitome of Benevolence Award (Heracleo Venzon IV); and Ms. Ambassador of Goodwill 2021 – 1st runner-up, Epitome of Benevolence Award, and Voters Choice Award (Raquel Urna Zapata); The Choreographers Movement V2.0 Femme Category – 3rd place and Most Viewed Dance Choreography (Patricia Padua); The JPIAN Idol V2.0 – 3rd place (Denise Nicole Gozon); The Quizzers Got Talent – 3rd place (Ann Krizelle Miclat); Your Face Sounds Familiar – Champion, Best in Videography, and Most Viewed Entry (Marjorie Manarang); Slam Poetry – 3rd place (John Keneth Mallari); Essay Writing Competition – Champion (Angelo Austria); Spoken Word Competition – 3rd place (Khyrish Canlas); The Digital Slogan Competition – Champion and Netizens’ Choice Award (Renz Julius Gaddi); Creative Photography Competition – Netizens’ Choice Award (Maria Nieves Quilala); The Graphic Design Competition – Champion and Netizens’ Choice Award (Hazel Anne Manansala); and The Demigods Quiz Bee – Best in Demigod Attire (Shann Paulo T. Garcia).
JPIA-HAU was also not left behind by the group events, winning several awards such as: The JPIARODY Video Making Competition – 3rd place and Most Viewed JPIARODY; R3JPIA’s Supra Dupra Tough Model – Champion, Best Fashionista Designer – Creative Shirt, and Most Viewed JPIARODY; Dubsmashaya – 2nd place and Most Viewed JPIARODY; and The Hair and Make-up Competition – 2nd place and Netizens’ Choice Award; Face Mask Glamour – Champion and Most Creative Design.
Reigning the academic events, JPIA-HAU bagged the following awards: Basic Accounting Cup – 4th place (Ann Krizelle Miclat); Management Advisory Services Cup – 3rd place (Tyra Louisse Dimaranan) and 5th place (Sophia Mae Hagunoy); Taxation Cup – 2nd place (Jeanelle Francea Munsayac) ; Regulatory Framework for Business Transaction Cup – Champion (Bryan Paras), 2nd place (Daniel Roy David), 3rd place (Kristen Denielle Gomez), and 4th place (Gian Francis Serrano); and Auditing Cup – 5th place (Je-anne Rose Mañalac);
Not neglecting the group events, JPIA-HAU also earned the gold medal for the MAS Case Study.
The RMYC organized by the National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants – Region 3 (NFJPIA R-3) this year was held and participated by different universities across the region. This convention exhibits the skills and talents of JPIANs through numerous contests ranging from academics to non-academics.
Wesleyan University – Philippines landed 1st runner-up followed by Tarlac State University, which emerged as the 2nd runner up.
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