UST Senior High School students took home several awards during the UP Speca Speech Cup held on February 18, 2017 at the UPFI Film Institute. Sinagtala, in cooperation with Tinig Tomasino, finished first runner-up in the Sabayang Pagbigkas Category and received the Gardenia ‘GBest’ Award. Meanwhile, UST Senior High School student Juan Miguel Ramal placed second runner-up in the Oral Interpretation and was the recipient of the Krators ‘Defy the Day’ Award.