New Tandem writers succeeded in 14th Luzon-wide Higher Education Press Conference held in Pulsar Hotel, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan on February 5-7, 2015. Rob-in Bolor, Editor-in-chief, bagged 3rd place in Column Writing (English Category), 3rd place in Editorial Writing (Filipino Category), and ranked 7th as highest individual pointer out of 754 partic-ipants, while Noji Bajet, Associate Editor, placed 2nd in Feature Writing (Filipino Category).

The theme of the conference was “Redefining Social Awareness Through Jour-nalistic Sensitivity”.

Bolor and Bajet bagged 2nd place and 1st place in the Regional Press Conference and advanced to the Luzon-wide Press Conference. They were mentored and guided by their coaches, Prof. Mariano F. Avila, Director for Stu-dent Development, and Prof. Maximo Borje, Jr., Head of Student Publica-tion Services and adviser of the New Tandem.