CES President, Vince Imperial is PICE’s MOCES 2013
Vince Kendrick B. Imperial was awarded the “2013 Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Student of the Philippines (MOCES)” by the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers last November 9, 2013 during the 39th National Convention of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers at the SMX Davao Convention Center, SM Lanang Premier. Vince Imperial is a senior BSCE student with specialization in Construction Technology and Management. He is also the president of the Civil Engineering Society (CES).
The selection process for MOCES was divided into two parts; screening and interview. Students from different universities all over the Philippines applied and were paper-screened by the panel of judges. The criteria for screening were Academic Performance (40%), Leadership/Involvement in PICE Student Chapter (30%), Community Service (15%), and an essay with a topic of “How Resilient is Philippine Infrastructure to Disasters?” (15%).
From all the applicants all over the Philippines, the Top 3 finalists were selected and were invited to SMX Davao for the final interview. The top 3 finalists coming from De La Salle University (DLSU), National University (NU) and Technological Institute of the Philippines (TIP) presented their essay in the Students Convention. At the closing program of the convention, The winners were announced with DLSU’s Imperial awarded the Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Award. TIP got second runner-up and NU got the first runner-up.
Congratulations from the CE Department!