Entries for the 1st Pozorrubio Writing Contest now Under Evaluation by Judges

Written by Gin Quesada

Ten article entries have been submitted to the First Pozorrubio Essay/Expository Writing Contest. Behind the authors of the entries are impressive backgrounds: PhDs, masterals, cum laude candidate in UP, professor in La Consolacion Universiy, an outstanding physician awardee, ABS-CBN anchor, school principal, a US-based multi-awarded Information professional in the US, a UP graduate, editor-in-chief of a newspaper, consultant of governance, etc. The entries are currently under evaluation by judges representing diverse sector of the community. Hopefully, before the end of this month, the judges’ verdict will be transmited to the sponsors, who will be preparing the plaques, certificates, and cash prizes. Continue reading

ENTRY #01: “Leading the Pozorrubians to Economic and Social Upliftment”

Written by “Hab”

Below article is ENTRY #01 for the “First Pozorrubio Essay/Expository Writing Contest 2010” jointly sponsored by SPA Batch 64 Alumni (http://spa64.quesadatech.com) and Quesada eTechnologies (http://www.quesadatech.com). Winners will be announced during the Awarding Ceremony on January 14, 2010, Pozorrubio Municipal Building.
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If given the opportunity to lead the local government of  Pozorrubio the first thing that comes to mind is the motto I got from the Jaycess International which says that “service to humanity is the best work of life”, and the Rotary International which says “service above self”, and from former President Manuel L. Quezon’s, “a public office is a public trust.” Continue reading

ENTRY #02: “The Etiology of a Community Malady”

Written by “Rod Avlas”

Below article is ENTRY #02 for the “First Pozorrubio Essay/Expository Writing Contest 2010” jointly sponsored by SPA Batch 64 Alumni (http://spa64.quesadatech.com) and Quesada eTechnologies (http://www.quesadatech.com). Winners will be announced during the Awarding Ceremony on January 14, 2010, Pozorrubio Municipal Building.
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The malady of today’s society is man’s insensitivity, callousness and indifference to the welfare of the less fortunate and the marginalized people. There is a big discrepancy on wealth among the population where in the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. The poorest among the poor suffers most in time of disasters and calamities and even in normal times. Continue reading

ENTRY #03: “A Tangent Course in the Realm of Change”

Written by Written by “Biaza”

Below article is ENTRY #03 for the “First Pozorrubio Essay/Expository Writing Contest 2010” jointly sponsored by SPA Batch 64 Alumni (http://spa64.quesadatech.com) and Quesada eTechnologies (http://www.quesadatech.com). Winners will be announced during the Awarding Ceremony on January 14, 2010, Pozorrubio Municipal Building.
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Sometime in 1580, in the western coast of Northern Luzon, Philippines, the province of Pangasinan was created. In it a distinct town named Claris went on its daily quiet existence: folks planted, fished, and made salt and bagoong, children played, and early Chinese traders came and went. The Spaniards who came to see and to conquer fancied the red bricks that made up the town’s well and soon were calling it the place of the red well or pozo rubio in their native tongue. Henceforth Claris came to be known as Pozorrubio. The story about the name’s origin though beloved is half a myth. The awaran or Continue reading

ENTRY #04: “Good Motivation, Better Economy”

Written by “Yhan”

Below article is ENTRY #04 for the “First Pozorrubio Essay/Expository Writing Contest 2010” jointly sponsored by SPA Batch 64 Alumni (http://spa64.quesadatech.com) and Quesada eTechnologies (http://www.quesadatech.com). Winners will be announced during the Awarding Ceremony on January 14, 2010, Pozorrubio Municipal Building.
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The success of a town’s economy is the motivation of its people. What is this word MOTIVATION that makes it a very essential ingredient in the success of a town’s economy? The word motivation is defined as “the act of inducing or to influence a thought and strong feelings on action. Therefore, from the word itself, we could somehow have an idea, that when motivation has come into a person’s life, there could be a big possibility of change on the way he does things and on the way his life was used to be. Just to cite some examples, it is through good motivation, that certain low grader students, if only properly motivated, will have that strong feeling of being challenged to exert more effort only to attain a higher grade the next time around. Continue reading

ENTRY #05: “Rungs of Victory: Furthering Pozorrubio’s Progressive Steps Amid Silent Blows”

Written by “Marvelous Charm”

Below article is ENTRY #05 for the “First Pozorrubio Essay/Expository Writing Contest 2010” jointly sponsored by SPA Batch 64 Alumni (http://spa64.quesadatech.com) and Quesada eTechnologies (http://www.quesadatech.com). Winners will be announced during the Awarding Ceremony on January 14, 2010, Pozorrubio Municipal Building.
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Thinkers of the old times had discovered different fields of knowledge that contributed to the modern time’s advancement, making human life a little easier, cozier, entertaining, faster, and most especially, complicated. Whether we admit it or not, we now find ourselves living in a world where fast-paced complex lifestyle prevails. Yet, in spite of all these human aspirations—be it something small like having a stable job or a more universal pursuit as making life possible in the outer space, we all fall back on the same bottom line: the need for a better place to live in. A place where there is equality, equity, progress, justice and peace. Continue reading

ENTRY #06: “More Than Fair”

Written by “Dr. Jake”

Below article is ENTRY #06 for the “First Pozorrubio Essay/Expository Writing Contest 2010” jointly sponsored by SPA Batch 64 Alumni (http://spa64.quesadatech.com) and Quesada eTechnologies (http://www.quesadatech.com). Winners will be announced during the Awarding Ceremony on January 14, 2010, Pozorrubio Municipal Building.
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Serving the people beyond their expectations, recognizing them more than they deserved, relating to them more than it used to be and loving them more than they are…It is leading and managing by more than fair! Continue reading