Renzley Rodney S. Fernandez and Risselle B. Edullantes, 5th year Civil Engineering students of this University landed 1st and 2nd placers in the recently concluded 35th National Civil Engineering Students Quiz (NCESQ) Regional Level held at the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Conference Room last September 17, 2016.
The quizbowl, according to participants, aims to determine the top Civil Engineering Schools in the Region who will represent Region IX in the upcoming 35th National Civil Engineering Student Quiz scheduled November 17-19 in Davao City.
Prior to the regional grandslam, CE studes were subjected to in-campus elimination through the supervisions of Engr. Czarina Adelene J. Aquino and Engr. Ulmen Riff L. Circulado to allot ample preparation time for qualifiers. These two studes along with Harold T. Quilang topped the rest. “And their plan worked perfectly that the Western Mindanao State University- Civil Engineering Department dominated the 1st and 2nd place in the recent Regional Quizbowl,” says Rodney Fernandez, NCESQ 1st placer.
More than passing all their 5th year subjects and be able to march on 2017, winners are also into putting forth their knowledge earned to their classmates and the lower years. NCESQ 2nd placer Risselle Edullantes disclosed “I am planning to partake the knowledge that I have learned in my department to my fellow CET students through peer tutorial. I consider these knowledge and experience I have gained as blessings from my hardworking and dedicated professors, and that I believe every blessing is more appreciated when shared, applied and passed from generation to generation. “
The three participants greatly thank their coaches, their department and the college for their outmost support all throughout their journey. The winners are currently preparing for the upcoming national even and the University is giving its full support in this endeavor. (Ella Dee Cruz, WMSU-PAO)