Athletes of Mariners Cam Sur shine in PRISAA provincial games



(Left picture) MPCF Men’s Basketball Team, the Blue Dolphins while in action at the UNC Sports Palace. (Right picture) MPCF Athletics Team with Coach Dolores S.J Bermundo (2nd from right in black shirt).

Naga City – The Mariners Polytechnic Colleges Foundation (MPCF) Camarines Sur takes pride in the excellent performances shown by its student-athletes in the recently concluded provincial Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) Collegiate Elimination Games held in Naga City from January 23 to 24, 2015.

In this sports event, the Mariners Swimming Team led by the school’s international swimming sensation Midn. Jifrey Azor has proven the institution’s capability to build and improve the skills of students in sports as manifested in their spectacular performance by winning six (6) gold medals, (6) silver and (5) bronze in the different events played.

Those who finished as champions include the Discus Throw, Javelin Throw, Shot Put, Long Jump and Football Teams of MPCF. The Chess and Sepak Takraw contingent also bagged silver medals while those in the Men’s Basketball Team placed 3rd.

Aside from the individual awards received by MPCF athletes, some players of the Swimming and Sepak-Takraw were selected to join the Camarines Sur Provincial Team. They are the following:

  • Swimming Team
    1. Jifrey T. Azor
    2. Isidro R. Lastimosa
    3. Joaquin S. Maranilla-Seva

  • Sepak-Takraw
    1. Geofrey Herrera
    2. Daniel Abrantes
    3. Rex Ampongan
    4. Leo Custodio

The MPCF Swimming Team with Coach Rowen B. Casaul (center in red jacket). Also in the picture is MPC F’s international swimmer Midshipman Jifrey Azor (4th from right)

The Blue Dolphins Basketball Team with Sports Coordinator Mr. Ramchand Tolaram (4th from left)

After having attained these sporting achievements, the Mariners Sports and Athletics Department, through the different training programs supervised by coaches and student athletes has vowed to be more determined and has been inspired to strive harder to be able to contribute something for the development and promotion of sports inside and outside the school campus. (CAS)

CGTO of MPCF-Cam Sur conducts scholarship test
and career talk in Cam Norte

A group from MPCF-Camarines Sur was hospitably received by Guidance Counselor Ms. Emma Macabago of Tulay Na Lupa National High School in Camarines Norte. In the picture is the head of MPCF Team, Ms. Yvette Bimeda (in blue polo shirt) as she poses for a souvenir photo after the students have taken the scholarship examination.

Labo, Camarines Norte — The College Guidance and Testing Office (CGTO) of Mariners Polytechnic Colleges Foundation (MPCF) Camarines Sur has embarked on bringing Mariners System’s quality maritime education to graduating high school students.

A scholarship examination for male and a career talk for female graduating students of Tulay Na Lupa National High School in Labo, Camarines Norte were conducted in by MPCF’s CGTO.

An overview on the courses offered at Mariners such as BS Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, BS Marine Transportation and the short-term courses like Culinary and Commercial Cooking was presented by Mariners’ Guidance Counselor Yvette Bimeda.

The benefits students would enjoy after passing the scholarship examination which include free accommodation in dormitories inside the campus and food allowance were explained. The opportunity to work abroad and earn big to help improve the quality of life of their respective families were given emphasis during the event.


(Left picture) The MPCF team give the students an overview of the courses offered by Mariners. (Right picture) Male graduating students take the scholarship examination.

The scope of the target of the mission group is not limited to schools in Camarines Sur but it extends up to the other provinces of Bicol including Camarines Norte. The office gives priority in making a reality the slogan ‘Sarong Marinero Sa Kada Pamilyang Bikolano’.
The career guidance forum facilitated by the MPCF Team which was joined by BS Customs Administration graduating student Julie Marie France Cabilao was conducted. The talk focused on helping the students familiarize themselves with the courses they could take based on what captures their interest, the duties and responsibilities they will encounter in the career path and the door that leads to bigger opportunities for a better life.

Ms. Cabilao shared a very brief story of her experience as a Customs Administration student. She narrated the quality education MPCF offers and the competence of instructors handling the subjects. A short promotional movie clip on the different careers was shown.

The students expressed their keen interest as they participated actively in the discussions. They asked questions about scholarship grants available at Mariners.

Examinees will be notified of the examination result via the contact numbers they have submitted.

The College Guidance and Testing Center looks forward to seeing students coming from the different provinces of Bicol especially from Camarines Norte enrolled at Mariners Polytechnic Colleges Foundation in the near future. (CAS)