Sun.Star lensman tops police office media shootfest-A A +A
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
SUN.STAR Davao Publishing Inc. photographer King Rodriguez topped the Firearms Proficiency Test for the Media held at the Davao City Police Office (DCPO) headquarters in Camp Domingo E. Leonor on July 26, beating shooting enthusiasts.
Besting 49 other journalists with a score of 80 points, Rodriguez emerged as champion in the one-day shootfest.
First runner-up is GMA Davao's anchor Tek Ocampo, who garnered 76 points, while dxAB's James Galay in second runner-up with 75 points. Both Ocampo and Galay are shooters.
Rodriguez, Ocampo and Galay will receive certificates of recognition along with third runner-up Louell Requilman of UNTV (74) and the rest of the top 10 shooters and their corresponding score, namely: Eli R. Tonge of UNTV (71); Randy L. Cañedo of ABS-CBN (70); Hernando H. Jereus of GMA (58); Jett Pogoy-intern of GMA (56); Michael Limbaga of GMA (52); and Toni Ace P. Bacamante of GMA (52).
Of the 50 media personalities, who participated in the competition, 10 passed the Firearms Proficiency Test.
Senior Superintendent Ronald M. Dela Rosa, DCPO director, said the top 10 shooters will receive their certificates of recognition during the DCPO Patronal Feast in honor to Saint Ignatius of the Apostles on July 31.
Dela Rosa said the Firearms Proficiency Test for the media practitioners was prepared to strengthen the camaraderie of DCPO personnel with the media, and for them to be familiarized with firearms use for security purposes. (ICT)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on July 31, 2012.