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World Citi Colleges has been awarded as Top Choice Hotel and Restaurant Management Course Provider in Metro Manila by Philippine Top Choice Awards for excellence. It was held last April 23, 2016 at Solaire Resort and Casino.
Mr. Patrick V. Guico, Executive Vice-President for Tertiary Education (center-left) and Dean Enrique I. Sareno (center-right) received the Top Choice HRM Course Provider Award with the Representatives of Top Choice Awards for Excellence.
According to Engr. Edwin T. Pascua, Awards Committee Chairman, this is a prestigious recognition not only for corporate entities that have achieved success in their business and have significant contributions to their community but also for individuals who have achieved success in their respective field of Endeavor and have inspired other people to strive for success.
A panel of judges selected a shortlist of companies. Selections were based on the nominations from independent body of different industries or category. Recipients were chosen based on Service Reliability, Service Excellence, Ethical Business Practices, Customer Concern and Product Service Trustworthiness.
For the two consecutive years, World Citi Dance Company (WCDC) bagged the People’s Choice Award of Dance4life Philippines Season 4 which was held last March 12, 2016 at San Andres Malate, Manila.
Dance4 Life Philippines is the Philippine’s Biggest Benefit Dance Competition. It is an all star Dance Battle of Crews from different Universities and Colleges all over the Metro.
WCDC is the official dance crew of World Citi Colleges- Quezon City established year 2010. It is composed of students from different colleges, headed by Alexandra Michaela Dancasil.
The group has been known to deliver striking performances in different school and outside events by being the finalist of UNCHARTED Dance Competition and won 2nd runner up in Selecta Summer Showdance 2.
Last May 5, 2016, World Citi Colleges- Quezon City conducted its annual recognition day for outstanding students.
More than 100 students from different colleges received certificate of recognition presented by Ms. Mary Ann Diaz, Guidance Counselor and Mr. Tristan Solivar, School Registrar. The certificates were awarded by their respective deans namely: Dr. Emmanuel Saludes, RMT, MD (College of Medical Technology), Dean Florante Agdon, MAEd (College of Arts and Sciences), Dean Norvin Palma, MBA (College of Business Administration), Dean Ana Monica Mingoa, RPh (College of Pharmacy), Dean Crisenciano Tampon, RRT, MAEd (College of Radiologic Technology), Dean Rogelio Pornobi, PTRP (College of Physical Therapy), Dean Marmelo Abante and Ms. Jennifer Imson,RN, MAN ( Coordinator, College of Nursing and Midwifery).
World Citi Colleges Quezon City Campus welcomed SY 2016-2017 Senior High School Students with a General Orientation last August 8, 2016 at the Gymnasium.
Mr. Raymond Patrick V. Guico, Executive Vice President for Tertiary Education, welcomes the students. It was followed by the discussion of the Mission, Vision and Core Values , school rules and regulations, academic policies, grading system, presented by Mr. Joseph Tristan F. Solivar, School Registrar.
Different student organizations available for Senior High School Students were also presented by Mr. Mark Frederick L. Regino while Mr. Florante C. Agdon, the SHS Principal rendered the discussion about the Academic Calendar for SY 2016-2017. Further, Ms. Clara A. Arroyo, AVP for Operations talked about the upcoming activities and Learning Resources for the new students.
Lastly, Ms. Ma. Cristina J. Estioco, AVP for Academics introduced the faculty members and non- teaching staff to the Senior high School Students.
World Citi Colleges has been awarded as Best Tourism Course Provider by Global Awards for Marketing and Business Excellence (GAMBE) held last August 12, 2016. The prestigious award was received by Dean of School of International and Hospitality Management (SIHM) Enrique Sareno at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel, Manila.
The Global Awards for Marketing and Business Excellence recognizes those companies that exemplify best quality products, brands and services. This recognition is a joint endeavor of Phil. Communication Events Management Inc, the Marketing Awareness Magazine and the Global Awards for Marketing and Business Excellence Council.
To be recognized by the GAMBE, the companies/ products/ brands or services must qualify the standards and criteria made by PCEM INC’s Market and Data Research Team. It was an extensive Market Research and Survey through Word of Mouth, Telephone, Personal Interviews and Focused Group Research Discussions.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT FROM YOUR WCC FAMILY!!!
The Legacy (or Pioneer) Batch 2016-2018 of Senior High School (SHS) Grade 11 students of World Citi Colleges – Quezon City (WCC – QC) showed off their confidence and collaboration as they have conducted a fashion show last December 2, 2016 at WCC-QC Gymnasium, with the theme “The Vibrant Colors of the Philippine Islands 2016”, by showcasing the different clothing styles of the country.
Selected students under Tourism Operations strand: TO1 (Joshua), TO2 (Nehemiah), and TO3 (Daniel) modelled different costumes of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The clothes were made from recycled materials. Each set of fashion ramp was followed by cultural dance performance from students of the same strand. The finale festive dance performance was from students of Hotel and Restaurant Operations strand: HRO4 (Ephesians). After the event, cocktail foods and refreshment were served to the show’s participants at a reserved VIP room hosted by the students of HRO4 (Ephesians).
Mr. Noel R. Ilagan, the Event Adviser said, “The culminating activity contributed in promoting the Philippines’ award-winning and world-class tourist destinations and enhanced WCC – QC Senior High School Legacy Batch (2016-2018) Tourism Operations students’ patriotic creativity”.
Mr. Raymond Patrick V. Guico, Executive Vice President for Tertiary Education, witnessed the program together with the Administration Office Staffs, SHS Faculty Members, and students from other SHS Track.
With the success of the activity, Mr. Ilagan mentioned that the same event and concept will be held every March for Grade 11 students. On the other hand, Grade 12 students will go international every December, promoting unity and equality among Southeast and East Asia nations.
The World Citi Colleges-Quezon City held the first Inter-High Dance Competition with the theme “ Just Groove it!” at WCC Gymnasium last February 17, 2017, it was participated in by junior high students from private and public high schools. The main objective of the event is to showcase the skills, artistry and technique of the students in modern dance.
All of the participants who competed in the event from Quezon City were JP Laurel High School, Quirino High School, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo High School, North Fairview High School, Krus na Ligas High School, San Francisco High School, Sergio Osmeña High School and Good Shepherd Academy. Other competitors were from various places such as Holy Trinity Academy (Manila), Eusebio High School (Pasig), Sto. Nino National High School (Marikina) and St. Matthew College (San Mateo).
Sto. Niño National High School (SNNHS), the SNNHS Dance Troupe won the 1st place garnering a total score of 96.33% and received a total cash prize of ₱22,000 pesos; ₱15,000 pesos for the students and ₱7,000 pesos for the school. Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo High School, the Generals won 2nd place with a total score of 96.23% and received a total cash prize of ₱15,000 pesos; ₱10,000 pesos for the students and ₱5,000 pesos for the school. 3rd place is the JP Laurel High School , X Royal Team with 95.48% of score, received a total cash prize of ₱8,000 pesos; ₱5,000 pesos for the students and ₱3,000 for the school.
Special awards were also given such as The People’s Choice Award awarded to Quirino High School, the Quirino High School Dance Ensemble with a total of 4,800 likes and 2,005 Facebook shares during the contest period from February 7-February 15. 2017. On the other hand, Zagu, one of our major sponsors awarded the “Zagu’s Irresistibly Dance Group” is given to Sto Nino National High School, SNNHS Dance Troupe.
The performances of participants were judged by three respective people. Ms. Ed Muji Andres, champion of World Dance Philippines, senior choreographer and stylist of “The Adlib”, Mr. France Shenre Pedroso, a 4-peat champion in UAAP Cheerdance Competition, a former member of National University PEP Squad, 3-peat National Cheerdance Competition COED Category champion, and a former member of Baile Dance Group in WCC-QC branch, Ms. Tin Abad who became one of the pioneer members of GFORCE, an officer of the multi-awarded St. Scholastica’s College Manila Dance Club under the tutelage of Ms. Georcelle Dapat.
The event became successful, more exciting and more enjoyable because of the following sponsors: Mogu Mogu, Shakey’s Anonas, Chowking, Careline- Official Make-up Sponsor, Zagu, Pocari Sweat, TupperWare, Hawk Bag, Smiley’s Blast and Globe.
The event was hosted by Ms. Ivy Llona, 4th year college with the course of BS Tourism Management in WCC-QC, and Mr. Jon Jester Reguyal, SHS student of ABM Strand.
From Left to Right: Mr. Cliff Anthony Espera PTRP, Ms. Jerrica Anne Plaza PTRP, Ms. Marie Criselle Celino PTRP, Ms. Yawsha Dumlao PTRP,Ms. Abighail Micah Hernandez PTRP and Mr. Oliver S. Bautista PRTP
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy released the complete results of PT-OT Board exam taken last February 2017.
Ms. Marie Crissle Celino brings pride to World Citi Colleges as she ranked 9th on the board exam with 86.05% out of 856 takers.
We also have successful examinees namely Oliver S. Bautista, Yawsha M. Dumlao, Cliff Anthony M. Espera, Abighail Micah Hernandez, Jerrica Anne D. Plaza, Danica Reeza O. Santiago and Jenica Mae Tuviera.
The WCC hosted a testimonial ceremony for the successful examinees last March 9, 2017 at WCC- Gymnasium, attended by the faculty members, students and administration of the school.
Ms. Celino, in her inspirational message stated that her uncle served as her inspiration for her to take up Physical Therapy. She narrated that when she was in 5th grade her mom was diagnosed with brain cancer and was unable to walk as the cancer progressed. Her uncle planned a home PT program for her mom and taught the family members how to do it. With this, she decided to take up Physical Therapy to help people get back on their feet and make the most out of their ability despite their disability.
She also thanked her Alma Mater that guided and supported her to reach her goal to be a top notcher. According to her, the good study habits, knowing the value of time management and having the determination to top the board exam helped her to be the 9thplacer.
Lastly, she said that she is planning to be a lecturer and a clinician at the same time to share her knowledge and skills to the students who aspire to be a health care professional with strong dedication to help patients overcome their disability and improve their functional capacity.
Congratulations Ms. Celino and to our new Physical Therapists!!! Your WCC family is proud of you!
The Legacy Batch (2016 to 2018) of Senior High School (SHS) Students of World Citi Colleges-QC campus participated in the first Senior High School Week event held from February 13th until 16th, 2017 at WCC Gymnasium. This activity was held to alleviate the spirit and unity among SHS students and to showcase their potentials and talents through their cooperation, collaboration, and participation in the event.
The highlight of the SHS Week Celebration was the Sports Festival wherein the students from all strands competed in Men’s Basketball and Mixed Volleyball tournaments. Seminars were also facilitated by invited industry speakers such as Mr. Arnel A. Diego, who is a program Chairman of College of Psychology of National University. His topic is entitled “ Love Forum” to share to the students how to handle relationships and their academic tasks. While Ms. Eloisa P. Tinio, consultant for education and training instituitions discussed about important matters regarding K to 12 programs.
The event also featured several academic-related contests such as Ultimate Science Wizard, Mathematics Olympiad (for both Academic and Technical-Vocational-Livelihood tracks), Declamation, Spelling Bee, Rapid Chess and Human Chess Tournaments, and even interactive booths. In addition, selected SHS students participated in extra-curricular contests like Debate: Pro or Con on Death Penalty and on Mass Media Censorship (SHS students vs. College students) held at WCC-QC Gymnasium and the Metro Manila Athletic Federation (MMAF) Rapid Chess Tournament at St. Paul’s University-Manila.
On the last day of Senior High School Week celebration, induction and oath-taking of SHS Student Council Officers (2016-2018) was conducted. On the same day, Sports Festival recognitions were given to the winners and they were awarded with trophies, medals, and certificates. Here is the summary list of recognitions and awardees:
Champion – ICT
1st Place – HRO
2nd Place – TO
Most Valuable Player – John Rico Juanitas (ICT)
Charles Adalbert San Miguel (HG)
Joseph Alaban (HRO)
Harmon De Guzman (ICT)
Christian Judalena (STEM)
Genesis Felicilda (TO)
Champion – HG
1st Place – HRO
2nd Place – STEM
Most Valuable Player – Romeo Abigpa III (HG)
Monica Martinez (ABM)
Sulaina Aboyme (HG)
Benedict Torres (HRO)
Jefftanlee Pantig (ICT)
Norbert Marzo (STEM)
Justine Sabanat (TO)
ULTIMATE SCIENCE WIZARD:
Champion – ABM (Merry Chris Aguilar, Renz Joseph Antonio, and Joyce Alliah Novilla)
1st Place – STEM (Zandra Faustino, Vilmar Rama Jr., and Charles Colin Temporal)
2nd Place – STEM (Beverly Anne Luib, Joan Marie Madrona, and Aikeen Christian Rellosa)
MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD (Academic Track):
Champion – STEM (Allesandra Galvez and Vilmar Rama Jr.)
1st Place – HG (Hazel Anceo and Reynan Yuro)
2nd Place – STEM (Joenel Cloyd Vargas and Trina Vicente)
MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD: (Technical-Vocational Track)
Champion – TO (Gabrielle Taylor Francisco and Visha Kyla Rayton)
1st Place – HRO Jade Magtaos and Jau-Fei Marquez
2nd Place – ICT Cyrine Claire Felix and Vincent Madriaga
Champion – TO Merie Joy Garado
1st Place – TO Anna Kaycee De Padua
2nd Place – HG Reynan Yuro
Champion – ABM (John Jerwin del Barrio, Mary Angelli Gligh Meredor, Ruwyne Akkean Obidiente)
1st Place HG – TO (Lea Nartea, Mariel Raciles, Alyssa Yazawa)
2nd Place – TO (Katherine Mae Cruzada, Rhosemarie Obal, Jazzel Perez)
RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT:
Champion – HRO Elaiza Florendo
1st Place – ABM Loui Baday
2nd Place – ICT Geno Reynaldo Loseñana
Champion – ABM
1st Place – HG
2nd Place – HRO
1st Place – SHS Anna Kaycee M. De Padua
METRO MANILA ATHLETIC FEDERATION (MMAF)
– Sam Abigail Duque (HG)
– Ivy Joy Lafrades (ABM)
– Jacky Mamansag (HG)
Mr. Mark Anthony Rafael, the culminating activity adviser said that on the next school year, a much better and exciting Senior High School Week event will held again to alleviate the spirit of students and enhanced their talents, skills, and interpersonal relationship through more challenging competitions and tournament that will test their courage and determination as well their relationships with their schoolmates.
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