UA&P awards scholarship to Campus Challenge champs

UA&P awards scholarship to Campus Challenge champs

by Daryl Zamora, CCO on November 18, 2011 - 11:30 am

Promoting academic excellence among grade school and high school students, the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) recently awarded full scholarship grants to the champions of the quiz show Campus Challenge on UNTV. The show started in August and is now on its second season.

Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr Amado Saquido gives the award to students from Paco Catholic School.

UA&P Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Amado Saquido handed award certificates to the winners in the championship episode aired on November 6.

Christian Dominic Angelo Sobremonte and Khrystin Aliyah Avila of Mother Goose Playskool and Grade School received the coveted award in the elementary category, after competing with participants from Southville International School and Colleges, Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, and Barangka Elementary School.

Meanwhile Paco Catholic School contestants Lester Antonni Hesita and Jonathan Alden Defeobagged the top prize in the quiz show’s high school division.

Grabbing bonus points toward the latter part of the quiz, the duo overtook their competitors from Manila Science High School, Muntinlupa Science High School, and Chiang Kai Shek College.

The winners’ scholarship package includes all the privileges an ordinary merit scholar gets. Campus Challenge airs every Sunday at 9 am.

Photos by Mr. Daryl Zamora, Corporate Communications Office
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