Sunday, November 2, 2008


by Stephen Canamo

Stephen Clint Cañamo, a junior student of Punta Engaño High School (PEHS) won the Student Technologists & Entrepreneurs of the Philippines (STEP) Division level contest, Bookkeeping Using MS-EXCEL, on Oct. 25, 2008 at the Marigondon National High School.

“I was shocked when one of the judges said congrats. I could not believe it because my work is not so sophisticated compared with the other contestants’’, Cañamo said.

During the said event, the following students have also excelled in their respective fields: Marlou Mahusay, a second year student showed his talent in Hair Trimming and Day Make-up & ended up second among the ten contestants from the different school.

Jeffrey Dihayco, a fourth year student also landed in the second place in the Net weaving contest.

Warren Undalok took the second place in the Fertilizer Computation.

Antonio Talingting also made a Little Eden in the Dish Gardening contest. The judges awarded his “Dragon’s Lair” the third place.

“I am using borrowed materials & my plants comes from my own garden”, Talingting said.

Alemar Tomarong, a third year student who competed in the Computer Assembly and Configuration landed on the fourth place.

Stephen Clint Cañamo and his coach, Rhoda Daño, will compete in the STEP Regional Level under the banner of the Lapu-Lapu City Division on Nov. 5 - 8, 2008.

Brandon Aniban, Kimberly Cañete, Roxitte Latonio and Jonafie Sumalpong also joined the Techno Quiz contest.

STEP aims to secure a hopeful and significant place in the world for pupils and students by enhancing technical and entrepreneurial skills while developing leadership potentials and building desirable work values and character.