We made it!
Noel Cainglet and Ivy Salise, both 4th year students, and Ariel Simene and Rutchil Abrenica, 3rd year students with their coaches Mr. Ian G. Basarte, CPA, MBA and Mr. Ronald D. Salvaña, CPA cheerfully yelled after they grab 6th place during the 16th Inter-Collegiate Finance Competition, National Capital Region Elimination last September 19, 2014 at Xavier University with the theme: “Transcending borders, seizing global opportunity”.
The said activity was spearheaded by the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines and in partnership with JPMorgan & Chase Co. It was participated by 9 schools during the NCR eliminations at XU, Cagayan de Oro City. Moreover, 98 total participating schools joined this year’s ICF Competition nationwide. The competition was simultaneously started and played each round together with the other venues in the Philippines. Each round was composed of 15 questions. Round one which is the Easy Round was worth 5 points per question; Moderate Round worth 10 points while Difficult Round worth 20 points per question. During each end of the round, the communication and tabulation of the scores were done through the mobile app “Viber”.
Christ the King College ranks 2nd in the NCR elimination together with Xavier University as 3rd place and Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA, 1st place. Furthermore, CKC place 6th in the overall nationwide ranking out of the other participating colleges and universities leading them to advance in the final competition last October 20, 2014 at the Assembly Hall of Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Mabini St. cor Ocampo St., Malate, Manila.
Cainglet, Salise, Simene and Abrenica flew to Manila last October 19, 2014 with their coach Mr. Basarte and checked-in and stayed at Trader’s Hotel for 3 days, from October 19-21, for the 16th Inter-Collegiate Finance Competition Finals. The ICFC Finals was sponsored by the Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Asian Institute of Management, CFA Society Philippines, Isla Lipana & Co., HP Calculators and JP Morgan & Chase Co.
With confidence and knowledge, Christ the King College, Accountancy players got 12th in ranks in the overall competition. Such success made CKC proud and content to compete with big and prestigious schools throughout the country.