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PUP Sophomores hailed as Mr. and Ms. TRM 2024

Two Sophomore students taking up Bachelor of Science in Transportation Management at Polytechnic University of the Philippines were hailed as the Mr. and Ms. Transportation Management 2024. The awarding was held at Tanghalang PUP, College of Communication last January 19, 2024. The event also aimed to unite and engage the transportation students, faculty, and industry professionals, thereby creating a sense of community and camaraderie.

Andrew Pigao and Kim Capulso who won Mr. and Ms. TRM 2024

In a spectacular showcase of talent, charisma, and beauty, Ingenious Productions from PUP BSTRM 4-1N hosted the highly anticipated Mr. and Ms. TRM 2024 competition, leaving the audience in awe and the winners basking in the glory of their well-deserved victories. The title of Mr. TRM 2024 was awarded to Andrew Paolo Pigao, a charismatic individual who not only exuded charm but also displayed a commendable combination of wit and grace. The newly crowned Mr. TRM 2024 stood tall as a symbol of sophistication and charisma.

Top 3 of Mr. and Ms. TRM

While the title of Ms. TRM 2024 was bestowed on Kim Capulso, a woman of exceptional poise, intelligence, and beauty. Her presence on stage was magnetic, leaving an indelible impression on the judges and the audience. The newly crowned Ms. TRM 2024 emerged as a role model for aspiring individuals, embodying the essence of grace and confidence. Juniors, Jabril Corpuz and Joy Ann Barrameda sashed as the first runners-up and Ethan Mikhail Ros and Sophie Salasibar got the spot for the 2nd runners-up.

Wear Your Course winners: Sophie Salasibar and Andrew Pigao

The event was divided into four segments: opening production, casual wear, wear your course, and formal wear. The Wear Your Course segment comes with powerful advocacies related to unresolved transportation issues that show creativity through making a handcrafted costume. This concludes the dedication and excellence of the participants who competed for the coveted titles. Along with the special awards, the program had nominated the best advocacy, best in photogenic, best in casual, best production, and people choice awards. 

As the lights dimmed and the stage came to life, the audience was transported into a world of glitz, glamor, and purpose. The contestants, impeccably groomed, radiating confidence and influence, Ethan Mikhail Ros won the special award for Best Advocacy as he stands firm with the jeepney drivers on their fight against the jeepney phase out. Ros emphasizes the importance, and adverse effects of it not just for commuters and jeepney drivers but also for how it can end the symbolic Philippine tradition.

The question-and-answer round, a pivotal moment for the contestants, provided insights into their intellect, confidence, and ability to articulate their thoughts. The responses ranged from thought-provoking to witty, showcasing the contestants’ intelligence and quick thinking under the spotlight.

The panel of esteemed judges, comprising industry experts and personalities with a keen eye for talent, faced the daunting task of evaluating the participants based on various criteria, including talent, personality, and stage presence. The competition was fierce, with each contestant bringing forth their own unique blend of charm and charisma. This event genuinely represents and demonstrates how talented transport management students are in a variety of areas.

Ingenious Production

During the program, the organizers of Ingenious Productions prepared an entertaining performance, revealing their skills in dancing. Whereas the entertainment department stages their voices and talent skills theatrically, other departments, such as technical, secretariat, emcees, production, food, marshalls, and ushers, were able to manage their respective roles in the event. These are the organizers, who are fourth-year college students from PUP BSTRM, who finally paid off the hard work.

The Ingenious Production event not only celebrated the winners but also served as a platform for self-expression, empowerment, and the celebration of individuality. The contestants, judges, and attendees alike departed with memories of a night filled with glitz, glamor, and the triumph of talent.

Ingenious Production’s Mr. and Ms. TRM 2024 event was indeed a resounding success, leaving a legacy in the world of beauty pageants and showcasing the brilliance and diversity of its participants. As the winners bask in their well-deserved glory, the event stands as a testament to the power of embracing one’s uniqueness and the pursuit of excellence in all its forms.

The Bachelor of Science in Transportation Management is a one-of-a-kind education given only at PUP; its curriculum trains students to plan, administer, and coordinate physical transportation operations, networks, and systems. It focuses on transportation planning and finance, demand analysis and forecasting, carrier management, behavioral issues, transportation policy and law, intelligent systems, passenger and cargo transport documentation, and its application to aviation, maritime, rail, and highway facilities and systems.

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