Cover Photo By Julia Basan
Cover Photo By Julia Basan.

Benilde wins 37 awards in 9th Student Quill Awards

Benildeans surpassed expectations and managed to bring home 37 awards from the student arm of the prestigious awards program.

By Dylan Kirsten Melencion | Sunday, 29 May 2022

Students of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde yet again prove their extraordinary talent and skill in the fields of media and communication, having secured 37 wins in the 9th Student Quill Awards. The list of winners was released on the IABC Philippines Facebook page on Friday, May 27. 

Following the release of the winners of both the 19th Philippine Quill Awards and the 9th Student Quill Awards, IABC has also announced that its virtual awarding ceremony will be held in July 2022. 

The coveted “School of the Year” award, along with the Top Awards per category, will be announced during the awarding ceremony.

Here are the Benildean-made winning entries that have managed to score in their respective categories, along with the names of their representatives:

Marketing, Advertising, and Brand Communication 

  • #BPCTheChallenge Recruitment Campaign - Beatrice Quirante
  • EMBARK Vol. 6 - Marge Robang 

Special and Experiential Events 

  • Benilde Pride 2021 - Paulette Constantino 
  • Mabayang Liston: HIV Awareness Webinar - Daniella Gaytano

Digital Communication/Communication for the Web

  • Mamulat at Kumilos - Creesian Skeen C. Villaruel 


  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Kinabukasan - Hannah Barredo 
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Karilyon Visual Poetry - Anne Valmeo
  •  Independence Day 2021 - Anne Valmeo
  • Kwentong Pang-Upuan: Bakas - Kurt Lucas
  • World Press Freedom Day 2021 Video - Anne Valmeo
  • You're Finally Here: An Open Letter To Graduates - Danize Marie Lukban 

Social Media

  • #TakeItFromUs: At Home Edition - Darren Harina 
  • Debunked - Dylan Kirsten Melencion
  • IntoStory - Jella Gonzaga
  • Merry Monday - Paubaya - Bernice Arcangel
  • On the Fifth - Jella Gonzaga 
  • Our Stories - Danize Marie Lukban
  • StoryLines - Francis Gatuslao
  • Taft Times - Monique Veneracion
  • Unravel - Chenelle Navidad


  • Dekunstrukt: Relive - Niña Cudal
  • Shades of Gray: Four Corners - Jella Gonzaga
  • The Benildean: Translate - Chenelle Navidad
  • Backstage Vol. 6 - Jofamil V. Sevilleno 
  • Dekunstrukt: Shifted - Niña Cudal
  • EMBARK Vol. 6 - Franco Babasa 
  • Freedom's Semantic Change: A Cultural Reset - Grant Franzuela
  • Shades of Gray: Epilogue - Jella Gonzaga 
  • The Benildean: Confined - Beatrice Quirante
  • The Benildean: Restored - Beatrice Quirante


  • A conversation with LGBTQIA+ filmmakers on queer representation - Ralph Regis
  • Araw ng mga Karapatang Pantao: Ang mga mata ng hustisya - Stefani Tacugue
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: Mom's Space Suit - Isabel Adolor 
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: On the precipice of doom: Philippine art holds its ground - Casey Delvo
  • Kwentong Pang-Upuan: Bakas - Emmanuel Anthony Rosana
  • COVIDCOMMS 2021: At the forefront: Different faces, innumerable sacrifices - Jella Gonzaga
  • Loud and proud: I am part of the LGBTQIA+ Pride - Ralph Regis

The IABC stated that they had received more than 800 entries, a record-breaking number, for this year’s Quill Awards. 

The Philippine Quill Awards is an annual awards program that honors exemplary business communication research, programs, and creative work. For more information on the program and IABC Philippines, visit their website and Facebook page.