ABMC senior Kurt Thomas Himatay scored a repeat triumph as he emerged champion in the 10th Intra-School Newscasting Competition held on August 6, 2012 at the Instructional Media Center. Himatay beat 12 other newscasting hopefuls to be the official representative of St. Paul University Iloilo in the Inter-School contest. Second place was another ABMC student Janine May Coo and Accountancy sophomore Pauline Marie Operiano settled for third.
Himatay was selected over the other contestants by the panel of judges composed of ABS-CBN TV 10 reported Regi Adosto, City Information Officer and former reporter Ma. Lucy Montealto-Sinay and ABMC Program Coordinator Leonard T. Pineda I. Also present in the event were Mrs. Jieza Napone, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Ms. Gemma Villanueva, 10th ABS-CBN Newscasting Contest Executive. The contest was hosted by El Maico Armada, the 7th Inter-School Newscasting Champion and ABMC student Kimberly Anne Pasquin.
The 10th ABS-CBN Inter-School Newscasting Competition will be held on September 9, 2012 at the SM City Activity Center where Himatay will be competing with other champions from various universities and colleges. Prior to this, he will be featured as the official school reporter for TV Patrol Panay.