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2017 Regional Skills Competition winners honored

posted Sep 6, 2017, 5:33 PM by Caraga Web Admin   [ updated Sep 11, 2017, 9:23 PM ]

BUTUAN CITY (September 6) – After the two-day stint of skills in different trade areas, winners in the 2017 Regional Skills Competition were presented and honored in a fitting ceremony held recently at the Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades (ASSAT) in Prosperidad town, province of Agusan del Sur.

Alvin S. Fernando of AMA Computer Learning Center of Agusan del Sur was declared champion and received gold medal in the IT Software Solutions for Business while Demrick A. Phully of Saint Michael College of Caraga, Inc. was declared runner-up receiving silver medal. 

RD Ashary Banto, PD Braulio Dela Peña and PD Florante Herrera with the winners of the 2017 Regional Skills Competition during the Awarding Ceremony held at Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades


In welding, Jason G. Pujeda from Agusan del Sur School of Arts and Trades (ASSAT) won the gold medal. He is followed closely by silver medalist Mitchel I. Ginimilo of Gaspar Rodriguez Educational and Training (GREAT) Center, Inc. Sharing the bronze medal are Jhemar S. Generale of the Agusan del Norte Provincial Training Center and Meljun D. Bayang of the Surigao del Norte Provincial Training Center.

Meanwhile, ASSAT’s Rolly T. Alte, Jr. tops the Electrical Installation winning gold medal followed by PTC-Agusan del Norte’s Emmanuel M. Perihan, Jr. (Silver), and Joseph Anthony F. Savandal (Bronze) of PTC-Surigao del Norte.

For Restaurant Service, two competitors have qualified in the medal ranking. Dwight N. Arana of Saint Michael College of Caraga, Inc. won the gold medal and Janice T. Merin of Agusan del Sur College, Inc. was declared silver medalist.

In a related development, Shiera Faith S. Balabat of Agusan del Sur College, Inc. captured the hearts of the judges and was declared gold medalist in Cooking. Shane Rose E. Penaflor of Andres Soriano Colleges of Bislig, Inc. won the silver medal, and Janlyn C. Lacorda of Surigao del Norte College of Agriculture and Technology (SNCAT) grabbed the bronze medal.

The last trade area that has been showcased in this year’s skills competition is the Graphic Design Technology. Here, Benedict Q. Hornido of Father Urios Institute of Technology of Ampayon, Inc. edged the other competitors winning gold medal. Bryan Sam D. Abrao of Andres Soriano Colleges of Bislig, Inc. was declared runner-up and won silver, while Ahmil G. Penaso of AMA Computer Learning Center of Agusan del Sur won the bronze medal.

In the overall medal tally, the province of Agusan del Sur was declared overall champion with four (4) golds, 1 silver, and 1 bronze. Agusan del Norte closely followed with two (2) golds, 2 silvers, and 1 bronze medals. Surigao del Sur was the second runner-up winning three (3) silver medals, and the province of Surigao del Norte went home with three (3) bronze medals. (RER, TESDA-Caraga)