Technoscribe editors qualify for Luzonwide press tilt

Techno reaps 4 individual awards, 3 group awards

Two editors of Technoscribe, the official student publication of Ramon Magsaysay Technological University (RMTU) – San Marcelino Campus, qualified for the Luzonwide Higher Education Press Congress (LHEPC) after winning their respective categories during the 11th Regional Higher Education Press Conference (RHEPC) held at Microtel Inns and Suites, Cabanatuan City, Nov. 16-18, 2011.

Danilo V. Rogayan Jr., the publication’s Managing Editor, advanced to the LHEPC after wining 3rd Place in Copyreading and Headline Writing (English Category) while Manuel Q. Garcia Jr. qualified for the Luzonwide confab after garnering 5th Place in Photojournalism (English Category).

Danilo V. Rogayan Jr. wins 3rd Place in Copyreading and Headline Writing (English Category).

The Technoscribe publication reaped a total of four individual awards wherein Rogayan also garnered 10th Place in News Writing (English Category) while Bryan Jester S. Balmeo, Technoscribe Editor in Chief, won 9th Place in Developmental Communication (DevCom) Writing (Filipino Category).

Manuel Q. Garcia Jr. garners 5th Place in Photojournalism (English Category).

Meanwhile, the publication’s Tabloid was cited as 5th Best in Editorial Page, 5th Best in DevCom Page and 5th Best in Sports Page, garnering a total of three group awards.

Technoscribe Tabloid was named 5th Best in Editorial Page, 5th Best in DevCom Page and 5th Best in Sports Page.

Technoscribe moderator Ms. Reyna Lyn A. Sahagun and the publication’s Graphic Illustrator Jhouven Lyndon M. Rabara also attended the three-day regional press confab.

The RHEPC was organized by Association of Tertiary School Paper Advisers of Region III (ATSPAR III) in coordination with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).

Bryan Jester S. Balmeo, Ms. Reyna Lyn A. Sahagun, Danilo V. Rogayan Jr. and Manuel Q. Garcia Jr. represented RMTU – san Marcelino in the three-day journalism confab.

Themed, “Transformative Campus Press and the Filipino Character,” the annual campus journalism conference for college students aims to develop fellowship among campus journalists; enrich their journalistic skills through series of conference and competition; and ultimately discover roster of competitive campus journalists in Region III who will be representatives to the LHEPC to be hosted by Central Luzon sometime in February 2012.

Jhouven Lyndon M. Rabara, Ms. Reyna Lyn A. Sahagun, Danilo V. Rogayan Jr. and Manuel Q. Garcia Jr. represented RMTU – San Marcelino in the three-day journalism confab.

Contested categories in English and Filipino include editorial writing, sports writing, editorial cartooning, photojournalism, feature writing, poetry writing, devcom writing, comic strip drawing, copyreading and headline writing, news writing, opinion writing and literary graphics illustration.

A total of 263 moderators and campus journalists coming from 28 participating institutions partook in this year’s RHEPC.

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