Talent showcase drums up MOHSG ‘14 search-A A +A
Saturday, March 8, 2014
THE 27 participating schools will showcase their students in the MOHSG Got Talent program at NCCC Mall activity center today to drum up the grand finals of the search for the 49th Most Outstanding High School Graduate 2014.
MOHSG 2014 over-all chair Francis Joseph T. De Guzman of JCI Davao Inc., in a recent interview with Sun.Star Davao, said that before the event proper, personnel from Pdea (Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency) will brief students on their anti-drugs campaign while another will give awareness seminar on Aids (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
De Guzman said, "We grabbed the opportunity to gather students of 27 participating schools to learn about anti-drugs and Aids awareness since the youth, especially High School students, are prone to illegal vices and other activities that will only harm them."
This year 's MOHSG candidates are Joshua Oliveros of the Ateneo de Davao University, Barry Felicio of Bernardo D. Carpio National High School, Rowi Mae Guerra of Brokenshire Science High School, Therese Andrea Gravador of Collegio de San Ignacio, Feve Jison of Davao Central College of Toril, Melissa Amban of Davao Central High School, Kassandra Danielle Barnes of Davao Christian High School, Isaiah Shallom Baluso of Davao City National High School, Nerziel Joy Abadies of Davao Wisdom Academy, Jayvah Mae Camsa of Erico T. Nograles National High School, Dharyll Vicente of Holy Child College of Davao, Jerona Kyrstel Boston of Holy Cross of Davao College, Inc., Cserah Marl Enano of Holy Cross of Mintal, Dale Doctora of International College of St. Ignatius de Loyola, Weny Anne Torino of Philippine Academy of Sakya, Inc., Gabrielle Flores of Philippine Science High School, Reina Chloe Mariquit of Philippine Women's College of Davao, Ma. Iana Therese Fernandez of Philippine Nikkei Jin Kai International School, Dessa John delos Santos of Precious International School of Davao, Nikka Mae Elipio of Sirawan National High School, Kimberly Joyce Nietes of Southern Philippines Theological Seminary, David Michael Albino of Southpoint School, Trixia Pearl Ebita of St. Augustine International High School, Keith Justin Moreno of St. Peter's College of Toril, Angel Grace Dayola of Sta. Ana National High School, Quennie Daquio of the University of Mindanao and Daniel Lorenzo Opepario of the University of the Immaculate Conception.
De Guzman, however, said only the top 10 will advance to the main event on March 19 at the Abreeza Ayala Mall where they will battle it out in an impromptu speaking round. Criteria of the search include the portfolio, panel interview and on-the-spot essay writing contest that were held in the pre-final stage. The self-introduction and impromptu speech on March 19 complete the criteria.
"The MOSHG is the longest-running project of JCI Davao. We believe in the importance of education, teaching the youth to fend for themselves and become better individuals. The project aims to inspire other students to stay in school and also excel on their own," De Guzman said.
Cash prizes, trophies, medals and certificates await winners while STI College will award a four-year scholarship to an indigent candidate. The event is also supported by the Philippine Daily Inquirer, ABS-CBN and Globe in cooperation with the Department of Education.
Meanwhile, MOHSG 2014 organizing committee members are Girald Ching (vice chair), Andrei Casilag (awards and criteria chair), Jody Ledesma (ways and means chair), Mox Esperat (marketing and publicity), Noel Dumdum (side events chair), Franco Santos (AVP chair) and Chriselyn de Guzman (PR head).
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 08, 2014.