By Tom Lin Deocampo, Jr.
The Hawk staffers who attended WOODCRAFT 2018. (L-R) Deocampo, Lao, Davila, Prof. Edgar A. Eriman (Director, CPU SHS), Quillamor, and Mr. Casaquite (Adviser).
Four students from the University Senior High School were recognized in the WORDCRAFT 2018: Regional Seminar-Workshop and Search for Writing Champions in Journalism and Creative Writing held at Punta Villa Resort, Villa, Iloilo on September 22-23, 2018.
Participating in the event are the staffers of The Hawk, the official student publication of SHS. Tom Lin Deocampo Jr., Editor-in-Chief; Adellsbi Dave Lao, Managing Editor; Krystle Kate Quillamor, Head Feature Editor; and Kellie Gaile Davila, Literary Writer competed against other student writers all over Western Visayas. Their adviser, Mr. Mark Casaquite, was also part of the delegation and also competed against fellow instructors.
Deocampo was hailed as the overall WORDCRAFT Champion in the Senior High School Category, for having the best performance in various categories of the said seminar-workshop.
Other accolades received are the following
Tom Lin Deocampo, Jr. – Most Promising Writer in Spoken Word Poetry
– 1st Place, Editorial Writing-Local Language
– 1st Place, News Writing-Local Language
– 1st Place, Feature Writing-Local Language
– 2nd Place, Flash Fiction-Local Language
– 2nd Place, Flash Fiction-English
Adellsbi Dave Lao – Best in Spoken Word Poetry
– 2nd Place, News Writing-English
Krystle Kate Quillamor – Best in Spoken Word Poetry
– 1st Place, News Writing-English
– 2nd Place, Editorial Writing-English
– 3rd Place, Poetry-Local Language
Kellie Gaile Davila – 2nd Place, News Writing-Local Language
Mr. Mark Casaquite (Adviser) – 3rd Place, Flash Fiction-English
The said seminar-workshop aims to hone and enhance the skills of students in the field of creative writing and campus journalism.