Ateneo Debaters, Advanced Filipino Classes, and Zoom Unite To Bag Medals At KAPP Cup 2017

February 08, 2017
AJHS Debaters

Neo AisonMembers of various Ateneo Junior High School organizations and classes came together to win medals at the recently-concluded KAPP Cup 2017. Hosted by the UP Bukluran sa Sikolohiyang Pilipino, KAPP Cup is a multi-disciplinary competition with events in Debate, Quiz Bee, Photojournalism, Essay Writing, and Extemporaneous Speaking. The themes of the event focused on topics in Philosophy and the Social Sciences.
Filipino advanced class students Enzo Castillon (Pamplona/10-Rubio) won First Place and a gold medal in the English Essay Writing Competition, while Neo Aison (Pamplona/10-Pro) won the Filipino Essay Writing Competition.
AJHS was represented in other events as well. The team of CJ Carlos (Pamplona/10-Mayer), Javy Pineda (La Storta/10-Owen), and Luis Amatong (La Storta/9-Lewis) competed in the Debate Competition. Lance Maberit (Pamplona/10-Pro) competed in the Filipino Extemporaneous Speaking Competition, while Jeremiah Daniel Corpuz from Zoom and La Storta/9-Lewis competed in the Photojournalism competition.
The moderator of the Ateneo Debaters is Mr. Joel Falgui, while the moderator of the Filipino advanced class is Mr. Paolo Paculan. The moderator of Zoom is Ms. Gerlie Sianda. The contingent came together from different interests and backgrounds to show how Ateneans can excel and represent the school well in Philosophy and the Social Sciences.