5 TSU students win awards in regional Accountancy quiz  

Date Posted: 08/29/2018


Five fifth-year students of the Tarlac State University’s College of Business and Accountancy garnered awards during the All Board Subjects Cup held on August 26 at the Bulacan State University in Malolos, Bulacan.

Themed “Take the Leap to Reach the Peak,” the competition was part of the 1st Accounting Pinnacle for Excellence Conference: The Primer organized by the National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants Region III Council.

Mr. Jerome Montoya, placed first runner up; Mr. John Luis Santos, second runner up; Ms. Regine Sales, third runner up; Mr. Kent Adrian Mariano, fourth runner up; and Mr. Dranreb David, fifth runner up. They are all majoring in Accountancy.

Forty students from eight schools in Bulacan and Tarlac participated in the two-hour competition, which was divided into easy, average and difficult rounds.

Two faculty members -- Atty. Iris Valencia, who is also a Certified Public Accountant, and Ms. Hannah Shalom Tadena, CPA -- served as coaches to the winning TSU students.

The five students have qualified to compete during the Regional Midyear Convention of NFJPIA on September 24-26 in Baguio City. [By Maria Adelaida D. Calayag, OPAI]