UB Accountancy student Joel Locquiao (extreme left) with the other winners and representatives from the accounting firm Punongbayan & Araullo
Joel Locquiao, a fifth year Accountancy student of the University of Baguio (UB) School of Business Administration and Accountancy, showcased a striking performance during the quiz bee held as part of the 18th National Midyear Convention of the National Federation of the Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants at the Waterfront Insular Hotel in Davao City last Oct. 27-30.
Locquiao, representing Region 1 and Cordillera Administrative Region, ranked third out of more than 80 participants in the event, which covered topics on auditing problems and auditing theory.
The quiz bee is considered the main event in the convention. Each region in the country sends a representative. The University is a regular participant in the annual gathering.
This year’s team is “JPIA Life is HERE: Honing skills, Embodying excellence, Realizing potentials, Empowering JPIAns.”
Locquiao received a plaque, medal, certificate and review materials.
The event was sponsored by Punongbayan & Araullo, one of the major accounting firms in the country. –Jomar Padduyao and Maeyan Balagsa
Jomar Padduyao and Maeyan Balagsa are 5th year Bachelor of Science in Accountancy students of the University of Baguio