USTP Claveria honors On-the-Spot Poster Making Competition Gold Medalist

By Carlos Ian H. Mendoza and Dr. Nueva D. Salaan, USTP Claveria STRATCOMM

It was a proud moment for the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines in Claveria, Misamis Oriental (USTP Claveria), as students made a remarkable feat in the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges’ National Culture and Arts Festival (PASUC NCAF) 2024, hosted at the Philippine Normal University in Manila on April 23-25, 2024. 

Among the myriad universities and colleges from different regions across the Philippines, Jasper Ian Basco of USTP Claveria, representing Region X,  showcased his creativity and skills as he clinched gold in the On-the-Spot Poster Making Competition. He is a dedicated student pursuing a BS in Agricultural Biosystems Engineering (BSABE).  His work, “Bidlisiw: Paghilum, Pagbangon, Pagsulong,” captivated judges with its powerful symbolism and artistic execution. The poster will be featured for the upcoming events of PASUC’s promotional materials.

(Standing from left to right) Director Ramil C. Pagon, Director of the Office of Arts and Culture, USTP Claveria; Dr. Argin A. Gulanes, Vice Chancellor for Students Affairs Services, USTP Claveria; Mr. Jasper Ian Basco, the Champion in the PASUC On-the Spot Poster Making Competition; and his coach Mr. Siegfred Mordeno. On the right is the winning poster.

USTP Claveria, through the Office of the Arts and Culture, headed by Director Ramil C. Pagon, honored the students for bringing honor and pride to the USTP community. Basco and his coach, Mr. Siegfred Mordeno, were both recognized onstage with gold medals and trophies for their achievements. Dr. Argin A. Gullanes, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Services of USTP Claveria, and Prof. Pagon joined in recognizing Basco’s triumph. 

Other USTP Claveria representatives also showcased their talents at the festival. Aijhon Logronio demonstrated his musical abilities in the Instrumental Solo Competition, while Janus Perez captured the world’s beauty through Artistic Photography.

Mr. Melcor Allado, OVCSAS office staff, proudly announced during the Monday Convocation the remarkable victory of USTP Claveria delegates in the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) National Culture and Arts Festival 2024, hosted at the Philippine Normal University in Manila on April 23-25, 2024. 

The PASUC National Culture and Arts Festival allows students from various universities and colleges in the Philippines to showcase their artistic and cultural skills. USTP Claveria’s success in this prestigious event proves its dedication to fostering creativity and cultural expression within its academic community.