City Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta, who chairs the council committee on education, said the search wishes to inspire high school students to be passionate in practicing, dedicated and responsible Journalism.
The Search for Campus Journalist of the Year gives credit to high school students who are not only devoted to their studies but has enthusiastically served the community with honesty and integrity as well. Public National High Schools
who wish to participate must have their own official school publication and may have up to three nominees. The winner for this year?s search for the Most Outstanding Campus Journalist will be featured in Councilor Acosta?s radio program Mabel At Your Service, which is aired every Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 in the evening.
A distinguished Medal of Appreciation and a cash prize will be given to the winner of these year?s competition and a Silver Cup Perpetual Trophy shall be passed on to the School whom the winner represents will be given during the winner?s recognition day.Runners up will also be receiving medals and certificates as well. The Search for Campus Journalist of the Year is a project of Councilor Mabel Sunga Acosta in cooperation with the Department of Education.