UPVTC clinches championship medals at the 21st NFJPIA National Midyear Convention
The 21st National Mid-Year Convention (NMYC), spearheaded by the National Federation - Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants (NFJPIA) and SGV & Co., in partnership with Reyes Tacandong & Co., was held on October 27-30, 2018, at the Apo View Hotel, Davao City.
Delegates from Accountancy schools across the Philippines participated in various academic competitions including the NMYC Cups 1-7 covering the different CPA licensure examination subjects, as well as the Audit, Tax and MAS Case Competitions.
The team from the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College (UPVTC) bagged the Championship in the Tax Case Competition at the NMYC. The team is composed of 5th year BS Accountancy (BSA) students Jema May A. Balano and Rodney A. Mañoza as well as 4th year BSA student Vernalyn Louisse A. Montaño.
Denmark L. Dichosa, a 5th year BSA student, was also declared the champion of the Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting (AFAR) Cup at the NMYC. Mr. Dichosa earlier bagged the championship of the Visayas hub of the 11th NFJPIA National Accounting Quiz Showdown (NAQDOWN) held on July 15, 2018, at the University of San Jose-Recoletos, Cebu City.
The winners were given medals, plaques, certificates, and various books and review materials.
The NMYC is an annual national convention endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) that brings together the best Accountancy students from across the Philippines. This year’s NMYC theme, “Kultura: Trail of the Erstwhile,” reflects the organization's commitment of advancing inclusive growth through holistic excellence, both in academics and non-academics. (With sources from the NFJPIA, SGV & Co., RT Co, and CHED)