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CHE-HRM hit grand slam in 6th Zampen Tourism, Hospitality Education Congress
September 21, 2016

Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) Students made the grand slam during the Regional Skills Competition of the 6th Annual Congress of the Council of Tourism and Hospitality Educators of Zamboanga Peninsula (CTHEZP) held in Dakak Beach Resort in Dapitan City last September 2-4,2016.

The WMSU team, headed by Dean and Team Leader Dr. Lucia M. Santos and Head of Department of Home Economics Prof. Maria Dolores J. Macrohon as assistant team leader, bested seven other competitors from different Higher Education Institutions in the region.

 

Names of Students Category Award Coach
Shermay G. Enriquez Bartending Competition  1st Place Cyra Tartini S. Sabturani

Shermay G. Enriquez
Ellen Joy P. Boac
Dannah Helpp S. Paras
Missy Marith D. Ahamad
Abram John A. Langomez
Hassan H. Samla

Synchronized Flairing
Competition
1st Place Cyra Tartini S. Sabturani
Royette R. Miguel
Antonette Mae E. Sotto
Creative Cake
Decoration Competition
1st Place Roderick G. Gonzales

Mary Joy S. Pelin
Lyncea P. Columbres

Fruit and Vegetable
Carving Competition
 2nd Place Darwin V. Mendoza

Kelly G. Alviar

Table Napkin
Folding Competition
2nd Place Lee Patrick V. Brown

Alvigreat I. Daloso
Eldy Gail F. Gregorio

Table Skirting
Competition
 2nd Place Reyaline E. Alcala

Rasdan M. Mustapha
Kane Adrian N. Aguinid

Market Basket:
Asian Cuisine Competition
 2nd Place Peter B. Lee

Daphne Vanice M. Perez
Nhiko Jay V. Ventura

Floral Arrangement
Competition
3rd Place Roderick G. Gonzales

Joselle F. Rebollos

Bed Setting Competition  3rd Place Lee Patrick V. Brown

Cathleiyah S. Cariaga
Ruby Claire M. Rono

Table Setting
Competition
 3rd Place Reyaline E. Alcala

 

WMSU's entry to the Fruit and Vegetable Carving Competition, by Mary Joy S. Pelin and Lyncea P. Columbres,  bagged the second place.

WMSU’s entry to the Fruit and Vegetable Carving Competition, by Mary Joy S. Pelin and Lyncea P. Columbres, bagged the second place.

Cathleiyah S. Cariaga and Ruby Claire M. Rono won third place in the table setting competition.

Cathleiyah S. Cariaga and Ruby Claire M. Rono won third place in the table setting competition.

roud HRM Students, Daphne Vanice M. Perez and Nhiko Jay V. Ventura with coach Mr. Roderick G.Gonzales, show their creativity in Floral Arrangement. Their entry won third place.

roud HRM Students, Daphne Vanice M. Perez and Nhiko Jay V. Ventura with coach Mr. Roderick G.Gonzales, show their creativity in Floral Arrangement. Their entry won third place.

Part of the 6th Annual Congress was a seminar with the theme “Strengthening  takeholders Collaboration and Partnership in Addressing Global Issues and Challenging in Tourism Industry” where Mrs. Teresita Pinili, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Program Specialist, served as the resource speaker.

A discussion about “The Role of Government, Industry, and Academe in Addressing Global Issues and Challenges in Tourism Industry” was given by Ms. Marilou G. Silorio, Senior Tourism Officer of Department of Tourism (DOT) Region 9, Dr. Lilibeth Aragon, Dean, Lyceum of the Philippines and Ms. Svet Lana J. De Leon, VP for Sales and Marketing, Romgarjal Group of Companies.

Another lecture on “Collaboration and Partnership: Strengthening Tourism and Hospital Industry” was discussed by Mr. Alexander Estacio, City Councilor of Dapitan, Dr. Mark Irvin C. Celis, National Secretary, Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines (COHREP) Dr. Aleth Reyes, COHREP Board Member. Ms. Rogelie Catacutan, Miss Supranational Philippines 2015, also gave a lecture on “Developing Global Hospitality/Tourism Talents and Trends”.

One of the objectives of the Congress was to become a motivating program and bring together educators and students to interrelate, lead intellectual discourse in relation to hospitality and tourism industry and foster cultural exchange and fellowship among attendees.

Parallel to the mission of the University well-trained and development-oriented professionals, the College of Home Economics prepares its students to get ready for competitions and national competencies through its outcomes-based education and they are now set for the next congress.