Never forget to pray to God.
— Krisia, Lovelyn, Cherry Ann
Even with unstable feelings and blended emotions, Cherry Ann Realina, Krisia Xerna Eduyan and Lovelyn Cuadra coded their minds and garnered the First place in BAPTI’s IT Quiz Bee Category.
Krisia Eduyan is a proud denizen of Camp 6, Tuba, Benguet. She is a hushed-type woman and a Mathematics aficionado. She’s a third year college student and taking up Computer Science. While, Lovelyn Cuadra is also a third year college taking up Computer Science. She is an English prime and loves writing. Unknowingly, she is a writer from her high school Alma mater. She is settling in Irisan, Baguio. In the other hand, Cherry Ann Realina is a third year IT college student. She has this competitive side that’s why she loves joining different competitions such as scrabble, oratorical speech and pageant. She’s a resident of Ambiong, Aurora Hill, Baguio.
The minute they’re told to be the representative of DCCP for the IT Quiz Bee category, they are so dubious to accept it because of the fear that maybe they won’t won and a lot of paper works and activities stressed them out. However, Mr. Jaylord Legaspi — their coach boosted their energy and cast away their anxieties so that’s why without further ado they accepted at last the challenge. Furthermore, they take the encouragement and pertinacity of Mr. Legaspi to them as an inspiration to hooked a place on the competition told.
When it’s already the proximo of the competition, their hearts began to race, their hands began to shake yet, they still manage to be calm and continue to take a glance on their reviewer. “Kabado kami at na-iintimidate kasi yung mga kalaban namin ay walang hawak na mga reviewer habang kami hawak-hawak namin ang mga reviewers namin”, stated by Cherry Ann. “Kahit na kabado, pray pray pray na lang ang ginawa namin”, added by Lovelyn. The moment the contest began, a lot of bewildering questions and mind-blasting problems are asked. Yet, the three of them still manage to worked and helped one another and mastered be on the top.
After the mystifying quiz, they are so surprised that they hit the first place. Mixed emotions,overwhelmed, and speechless are just some of the feelings that they undergo that very moment. Considering that they only got a week to review a profuse books. But, according to them because of hard-work, perseverance and team work are the reasons to why they placed the first place.
Not only brilliant students, the three of them are also affectionate and leaved some inspiring advices for the aspiring people who wants to join such competitions. “Kailangan kung gusto nila — i-pursue nila. Huwag i-degrade and sarili at dapat gawin ang best nila. Huwag kalimutan na mag-pray kay God kahit na ano mna ang maging resulta”, advised by Lovelyn. “Just hardwork and dapat paghandaan ang mga possibilities o circumstances na mangyari. Be optimistic at dapat walang sisihan”, added by Cherry. “Kung binigyan ka ng another chance. Don’t be afraid to take that opportunity that even you fail — you can still rise again and always pray to God”, qouted by Krisia.