High school students of South Mansfield College joined and actively participated in the most recent Division Press Conference last August 19, 2017 held at Itaas Elementary School.
Proof of our students’ proficiency in Writing and Journalism, Miguel Secuando of Grade 9 Integrity bagged First Place in Editorial Writing (English). On the other hand, Katherine Sarmiento of Grade 12 ranked Third in Feature Writing (English). Miguel and Katherine will advance to the Regional Finals together with Kiara Soberano (4th Place—Copy Reading and Headline Writing in Filipino), Ma. Angelica Joy La Madrid (8th Place—Copy Reading and Headline Writing in Filipino), Dianne Villena (6th Place—Feature Writing in Filipino), Marvin Louise Refran (6th Place—News Writing in Filipino), Jamie Rosales (9th Place—Cartooning in English), and JM Obias (6th Place—Photojournalism in English). The Regional Finals will be held at San Francisco High School, Quezon City, on September 25-29, 2017.
DepEd’s Press Conference is an annual activity that promotes responsible journalism and fair and ethical use of social media, and enhance journalistic competence through healthy and friendly competitions among students from public and private schools. This effort is pursuant to Republic Act 7079 also known as Campus Journalism Act of 1991.