As the limited face-to-face CAASUC festival of talents came back this year, ASCOTian student-artists won places in various competitions during the Culture and the Arts Association of State Universities and Colleges (CAASUC) III Culture and the Arts Festival 2022, held at the Tarlac State University, November 21,23, and 25.

Aurora State College of Technology’s contestants showcased their talents through various art forms while showcasing our country’s rich culture and the entries from other State Universities and Colleges in Central Luzon with their performances with the theme “Pagpapanday sa Sining at Kultura: Tugon sa Nagbabagong Panahon at Naglalakihang Hamon.”

Students from different years and courses were chosen by their respective coaches. They competed in various competitions and categories, including visual arts, dances, performing arts, musical, and literary contests.

Here is a list of winners in various competitions and categories, along with their coaches:




Painting Competition Champion Jericho O. Lumasac Mrs. Karmina B. Valete
Spoken Word Poetry 1st Runner-Up Riyen C. Dolores Sir Darwin L. Magtangob
Folk Dance Competition 2nd Runner-Up Zane Flora

Mark Joseph Laguardia

Kent Vincent Martinez

John Von Ryan Virrey

Marilou Bisera

Estefanie Hamtig

Dessa Karylle Sentillas

Xeena May Vargas

Jobert Dela Cruz

Chrizza Mae Eugenio

Mr. Joshua D. Dela Cruz

Mr. Kenneath C. Tuazon

Radio Drama 3rd Runner-Up Divine Lady Fate A. Paulino

Taurine Franz C. Castro

Jarno I. Suaverdez

Jerome C. Mosada

Princess Joy R. Necessito

Grace W. Camacho

Mark A. Fernandez

Dgieordan Ice Rhaell B. Calderon

Ma’am Diana Rose D. Amazona

Sir Eliseo Joseph M. Nakar

On-the-Spot Poster-Making Competition 3rd Runner-Up Vincent M. Jimenez Mrs. Karmina B. Valete
Charcoal Rendering Competition 3rd Runner-Up Ronel G. Chavez Ms. Eden Rose B. Olazo
Short and Sweet Play (Musical) Competition 4th Runner-Up Rosario B. Fernandez

Alexis Ann B. Serrano

Yesha Joshua V. Tabora

Jessabel T. Lazala

Cullen Erdrich R. Rotaquio

Jerico A. Marigmen

Nhiel Jan DV. Olea

Mr. Joseph Tolentino and Ms. Judy Ann Mostoles
Vocal Duet Competition 4th Runner-Up Lia Briney E. Mostoles

Trexy May M. Pio

Mr. Arnold Monteverde
Hip-Hop Dance Competition 4th Runner-Up Danielle Jann Villar

Kirro Hermo

John Cristian Galang

Miriam Gonzales

Johnwin Sollano

Anthony Glemao

Dicker John Padua

Jhon Daryll Rosas

Billy Jay Soriao

Mr. King Alvin P. Grospe

Ms. Sheree Gaye B. Gonzales



Mr. Macky Castillo

Mr. Vhilbrain Sanchez

Mr. Orson Molina

Mr. John Marc Dacayo

Mr. Ian Gonzales

Mr. King Alvin Grospe

Indigenous Dance Competition 4th Runner-Up Mark Jerald Casildo

Zane Flora

Mark Joseph Laguardia

Kent Vincent Martinez

Mark Francis Simon

Jan Patrick Tamayo

Christian Frey Tangson

John Von Ryan Virrey

April Jay Sanggawa

Emmanuel Calope

John Christian Deocariza

Chriza May Opalda

Angel Mae Portera

Mr. Joshua D. Dela Cruz

Mr. Kenneath C. Tuazon

Dr. Jay M. Amon, Director of ASCOT’s Socio-Cultural Affairs Office, expressed his appreciation and thanks to all the persons involved in the preparation and for making the College’s battle for the championship possible. Dr. Amon expressed his gratitude to the ASCOT’s officials led by the College President, Dr. Eutiquio L. Rotaquio, Jr., the coaches, trainers, committees, contestants, and the parents who gave their 100% support to the event.

Dr. Amon also thanked some of the province’s experts in the field of culture and performing arts, including Ma’am Jeannette Nad, Sir Modesto Labini, Jr., Sir Jayson Allawigan, Ma’am Caroline Paladio, Ma’am Maribeth Manuel, Ma’am Justine Jean Bitong, Ms. Ginelle Torrano, and Mr. Francis Ritual, who served as judges and gave their constructive criticisms by sharing their valuable time, expertise, tips, words of encouragement, and motivation and for bringing out more of the best among our student-artists in the College’s CAASUC 2022 Critic Day, organized by the Socio-Cultural Affairs Office.

Some of the videos of ASCOT’s entry into the said festival were posted on the College’s official Facebook Page. Some contestants and their coaches were also invited as guests where they also performed their winning performances in ASCOT ‘TO (Todo-Todo), airing on 92.1 FM RTV Baler.