Created on Wednesday, 12 October 2016 03:14
Augustinian tops Inter-College Tour Guiding Competition
Carl Joshua Torrillo Calfoforo receives his prize as Champion in the Inter-College Tour Guiding Competition.
A Senior Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management (BSTM) student of the University of San Agustin, Carl Joshua Torrillo Calfoforo, was adjudged Champion during the Inter-College Tour Guiding Competition held at Robinson’s Jaro last September 22, 2016.
The competition which was organized by the Iloilo City College gauged the abilities of student participants in presenting to visitors the tourist spots in Iloilo City, as well as what the different districts can offer in terms of historical spots, delicacies, culture and arts, among others. Moreover, the event provided an avenue for the students to practice their learnings in their respective schools.
The second best tour guide proclaimed during the competition was also from USA, Charrize Cresencio (BSTM 4A).
Torrillo, who is a first timer in the tour guiding competition, was satisfied with the results of the contest. On the other hand, he became happier when he knew that alongside the award he received a cash prize, a round trip ticket to anywhere in the Philippines and gift checks. He looks forward to participating in higher level competitions in his field.(PEAR-USA)