CSC announces winners of songwriting and photo writing contests – Manila bulletin


The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has unveiled the winners of its national online songwriting and photography competitions held in celebration of the 121st anniversary of the Philippine civil service.


The CSC said that among 11 regional nominations for his songwriting, Jerome Vincent B. Cruz of the Social Security System (SSS), Angeles City became the grand champion, followed by Jackson Ray S. Sevillo of Iloilo National High School in as the first finalist, and Donalyn N. Onilongo from the Department of Justice (DOJ), Rizal as the second finalist.

Cruz received a cash prize in the amount of P 50,000, while Sevillo and Onilongo received P 40,000 and 30,000, respectively.

The CSC said the regional winners also received cash consolation prizes.

CSC Regional Office IV hosted the national songwriting competition.

The original winning compositions were evaluated on creativity and originality, melody, lyrics and overall liking, and will be used as performance pieces in the upcoming Government Choral Competition (GCC), which has been temporarily suspended due of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

For the online photography competition, CSC received 423 entries nationwide, of which 48 qualified for the national final.

Marianne D. Soriano of Pangasinan National High School took first place with her photo “Beyond the Four Corners”, receiving a cash prize worth 15,000 P.

The CSC said Soriano’s photo shows a teacher eagerly facilitating his synchronous online class on a stack of two black boxes as a makeshift table for his laptop and other learning materials outside of a classroom. classroom where other teachers also carry out their school duties ensuring continuity of learning amid the pandemic.

“Bridging Future Through the New Normal Education” presented by Evelyn P. Pidut of Muta Elementary School (Region II) won the second prize, receiving P12,000.

Ryan Rogon Poliran from the Ministry of Education (Region XI) came in third place. He received a cash prize worth 10,000 P.

The photography competition was organized by the CSC Human Resources Relations Office.

The virtual awards ceremonies were broadcast live on the CSC Facebook page on September 23-24.




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