The tandem of freshmen BS Accountancy students Francis Matthew N. Obligacion and Raena Maxine M. Panganiban was hailed champion of the first-ever Grand Academic Summit Quiz Bee spearheaded by the National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants – National Capital Region and Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. on February 3, 2019, at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
The academic summit, co-sponsored by professional firms PwC Isla Lipana & Co., KPMG RG Manabat & Co., and Deloitte Navarro Amper & Co., is composed of different sub-events one of which is the Accounting and Business Quiz Bee. The quiz bee was composed of topics from Financial Accopunting and Reporting, Conceptual Framework, Marketing, Management, and Economics. It was participated by eleven competing schools from NCR.
Another UST Team, composed of Marc Amiel C. Pascual and Ma. Mikaella A. Chua, emerged as First Runner-up.
Winners received medals, certificates and cash prizes.