Business, Medtech students win SWU photography tiltCebu Daily News
Students from the School of Business and College of Medical Technology of Southwestern University (SWU) have won the photo contest.
SWU’s student publication The Quill, in cooperation with Canon Philippines, sponsored the second Siglakas photography contest.
Anchored on the theme “Capturing sporting excellence in Siglakas 2012,” the entries were captured by 36 students from the highlights and sidelights of the university’s 105th Founder’s Day and Siglakas 2012.
Hannah Kaith Arganza from the School of Business placed first for her photo featuring an elimination game in flag football between College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Physical Therapy.
Another School of Business student, Aljon Postrero, finished second for his photo from the same game Arganza exhibited.
June Lucel Bastida of the College of Medical Technology bagged the third prize for his entry involving a camaraderie shot of the College of Nursing flag football team during a time out.
Francis Jason Maquiso from the School of Business bagged the Students’ Choice Award for his entry on a stunt showed by the College of Dentistry during the cheerdance competition.
The winners were judged by Cebu Daily News’ photo editor Antonio Despojo, Sun.Star Cebu senior photojournalist Alex Badayos and Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu resident photographer Anthony Hejie Suralta according to the relevance to the theme, composition, creativity and originality, technical quality and visual impression.
SWU president Dr. Elsa Suralta, with Communications Department head Jose Marie dela Torre, Center for Information, Publication and Promotion head officer Wilfe Besin and Quill editor-in-chief Caesar Ian Bastasa presented the certificates of recognition and cash prizes to the winners.
The photo contest was organized to harness the photography skills of the participating SWU students, showcase the various events of Siglakas 2012, and inculcate in the participants the value of photojournalism.
The entries were displayed from Aug. 22 to Aug. 25 at the lobby of Don Matias H. Aznar II Memorial building. / CAESAR IAN H. BASTASA