WVCST student, Noel Elicana of B. S. Architecture 4A won the Grand Prize in the recently concluded Vision Petron National Student Art Competition 2013, Painting Category. Along with Elicana are 2 other WVCST Architecture students namely Michael Pamonag of B.S. Architecture 5A and Roland Liarena of B. S. Architecture 4A who were semifinalists in the said competition.

                With this year’s theme, Lakbay Tagumpay, Vision Petron came up with 4 categories such as painting, photography, printmaking and video-making which is a new category for this year. Winning art works and photographs will be featured in the various collaterals of Petron like wall and desk calendars, all-occasion and Christmas cards, planners and t-shirts. Winning videos are to be shown during Petron functions and in social media as an official Petron video.

                Vision Petron is a nation-wide values-oriented  student art competition  of Petron Corporation which is open to all Filipino college students between 16-28 years old and to those students  enrolled in a museum based  or private tutorial art course. Entries in this art competition came from 16 regions.

                The students together with their parent or guardian and a representative from WVCST will be going to Manila for the awarding ceremony. As part of their win, they were given a free trip to Manila as well as free hotel accommodations. Western Visayas College of Science and Technology will also be receiving a prize.