Civil engineering students made the grand slam at the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineering (PICE) Interschool Quiz Bowl 2016 on August 22 at the University of Cebu (UC)-Main.
CTU representatives made it to the roster. Rusty Lapus was hailed champion;Rail Patrick Estan was first runner up; and Steve Restty Jayme was third runner up. Jovic Zapanta from Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) was second runner up.
LAPUS will compete for PICE Regionals on September 17 at Sacred Heart Schools-Ateneo de Cebu.
Megareview and Tutorial Center sponsored the event and awarded Lapus, Estan and Zapanta cash prizes of 8,000, 5,000 and 3,000 respectively.
Other participating schools were University of Cebu (UV),University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJR), University of San Carlos (USC) and University of Cebu (UC)-Main.
Engr. Jeonel Lumbab , a faculty member, has been with the team since 2015. He succeeded Engr. Alex Mayor who honed CTU-PICE quizzers from 2011 through 2015.
The organization has had eighteen championships since its establishment in 2011. With Lapus and Estan in their fifth year, more BSCE students will be trained to sustain the university’s craft of making champions. (UPO)