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Provincial Accountancy Week Celebration

Provincial Accountancy Week Celebration

Members of the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants – Divine Word College of Laoag (JPIA-DWCL) chapter attended the two-day Provincial Accountancy Week Celebration of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Ilocos Norte Laoag City Chapter with the theme “SHINE: Service, Honesty, Innovation and Nation-building through Education” last September 14-15, 2017 at the Laoag City Auditorium.

Dean Danny A. Cabulay, the resource speaker-trainer, presented his module on Social Media for CPAs on the first day of the seminar to the PICPAns and JPIAns. Mrs. Bibeth L. Macatumbas-Corpus, CPA, MBA took her oath as the new incumbent President of PICPA as well as four new Divinian CPAs namely, Mr. Ezra M. Buenaobra, Mr. Karl Moses D. Agpaoa, Mr. Romel Joseph C. Agcaoili, and Ms. Sharon A. Bactat as new members of PICPA – Ilocos Norte Laoag City Chapter during the Induction Night.

DWCL-JPIAns showcased their wits, talents and unity during the second day of the event. In the Quiz Bee Level 2, all teams of DWCL advanced to the final round namely: Team 1 (Alyssa D. Colobong, Keisha Lei Juan, and Jessica Mae Piza), Team 2 (Lorence Jude Angelo Almazan, Maria Theresa Macapulay, and Jerome Abaro), and Team 3 (Mark Louie Corpuz, Joyce Callo, and Yasser Matonding) against two teams from Northwestern University and one team from Mariano Marcos State University. DWCL’s Team 3 was declared the champion. On the other hand, Jessa Rei Constantino was also declared champion in Extemporaneous Speaking and the group of Stella Marie Andrea Llacuna, Keisha Lei Juan, Pamela Gay Ablao, Abigail Andres, Angelica Ritz Mariano, Genava Jane Juan, Jinky Magayano, Jenny Mae Esteban, Ghanesa Rose Dela Rosa, Almard Vincent Sales, and Raeno Jib Dionicio took the 3rd place at the Modern Dance Competion.

The JPIA Officers also elected the new set of Federated Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (FJPIA) – Ilocos Norte – Laoag City Chapter officers for Academic Year 2017-2018. There were four DWCL-JPIAns who were elected and took their oath, to wit; Alyssa Colobong, President; Joyce Callo, Vice President for Finance; Rochelle Factors, Vice President for Audit; and Khandianaw Olivas, Vice President for Communications – DWCL. Mr. Jesus B. Reyes, CPA was also appointed as one of the advisers of FJPIA.s
The said event was ended by the community singing of PICPAns and JPIAns, regardless of sector and institution, who sang hand-in-hand as a sign of unity not only in the profession but also in their personal lives as well.

Written by:Jessica Mae Piza
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