ICI-Iligan Feb-ibig 2018

Students and teachers during Feb-ibig 2018

Last February 14, 2018, ICIans celebrated the hearts day with the theme “Painting the Town Red”.  The 2018 hearts day became memorable to all students in ICI because of the different  booth’s — like the blind date booth and Photo booth, and putting a words or messages in freedom wall and different Hugots.

Aside from that, the Valentine’s Day became more memorable and remarkable because of the Spoken Poetry with the theme “Higugmaay sa ICI” and ICI Got Talent.  Students showed their best in this competition.  In spoken poetry, there were 12 participants, 1 representative every block.  In 12 participants only one who brought the bacon for their block.  CJ Alad-Ad a Grade 12 Computer Engineering student became a champion; CJ became a champion because he talked or tackled about what’s really the meaning of LOVE and the students in ICI related his thoughts.

In ICI Got Talent, there were 10 participants with different talents. Just like the spoken poetry, 1 from every block.  The winner was Angela Tomaquin, a Grade 11 Digital Media Arts student because of her sweet voice who got the attention of the students.

This activity became successful because of the participations of the students, Gilas Council and ICI Staff/Teachers. Spreading the love to everyone is one of the best things you can do.

By: Dina Aser

ICI-Iligan AHS Students spearhead Cleanliness Drive

AHS Students presentation


Schools are not only a venue for knowledge, but also play a major role in shaping students personality as an individual.  Student’s learning is not just confined to the four walls of a classroom but the whole school environment affects the learning process. Apart from theories, a student learns lessons of discipline, honesty and cleanliness in school and therefore, it is important for a school to maintain a hygienic atmosphere.  The Allied Healthcare Services students are tasked to conduct a room to room session on practicing Cleanliness and Hygiene for a Healthy Life.

Ms. Love Joy Soriano and Drixine Baliguat led and motivated the AHS students in facilitating the session on February 9, 2018, at ICI-Iligan campuses.  The orientation teaches about the waste segregation in the school.  Waste segregation goes down to waste management. Waste management is the process of disposing, processing, recycling and refining waste materials. It ultimately promotes to Zero Waste Management. Zero waste is about significantly reducing, and eventually completely eliminating, the amount of stuff that people send to disposal therefore, recycling of materials occurs. “Zero Waste is a philosophy that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. The goal is for no trash to be sent to landfills or incinerators. The process recommended is one similar to the way that resources are reused in nature.”

Students are not only be aware but practically be involved in the management where their personal hygiene and environment are concerned. Change starts from us — from ourselves, our home, our community, our school.


By: Hazel Laurente

ICI-Iligan joined ICCF 2K17

At Robinson’s Place Iligan City (with Sir Ladi sitting infront)

Last November 21 to 26, 2017, ICI – Iligan joined the 15thIligan City Computing Fair (ICCF) with a theme “Collaboration and Innovation for Inclusive Growth.”;  the said event was held in different locations in Iligan City. The event was headed by Sir Dean Ernesto Empig of the MSU-IIT School of Computer Studies with the newly revived Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Council. The week-long event was a huge success as it was actively participated by the local government, national government, private organizations, businesses and the academe.

The 6-day ICCF event launched with a two-day ICT Job Fair and ICT Exhibit Fair on November 21 to November 22, 2017 at Robinson’s Place, Iligan.  The participants of the ICT Exhibit Fair were not only from our local ICT institutions or homegrown BPOs, but also companies from Cagayan de Oro City and Zamboanga City.  Likewise, the employers or the hiring agencies of the ICT Job Fair were from a well-known call-centers/BPOs from BGC, Taguig City, Cebu City, and Cagayan de Oro City.

On November 23, 2017, the third day of the 15th ICCF, hundreds of students from St. Michael’s College (SMC), Iligan Capitol College (ICC), and Iligan Computer Institute (ICI) gathered at St. Michael’s College Auditorium to attend the Cyber Security Seminar.  One of the speakers provided information on what are the common attacks a hacker can do and how to protect their personal data email address, address or residence, credit card or bank details, contact numbers, and even passwords.

On the 4th day, November 24, 2017, selected students of St. Michael’s College (SMC), Iligan Computer Institute (ICI), Iligan Capitol College (ICC) attended the IT Forum held at St. Michael’s College Conference Hall from 9 o’clock in the morning to 12 noon. The IT Forum was aimed to guide students with the skills currently in demand for freelancing and employment.  The preliminaries of the Electronic Sports (DOTA Competition) and the Digital Arts Competition were held at our school Iligan Computer Institute (ICI), while the Open Programming Competition was held at St. Michael’s College (SMC). The events were participated by different schools not only in Iligan City but also with some participants from Ozamis City and Cagayan de Oro City.

The final round of the Electronic Sports (DOTA) Competition was held at Robinson’s Iligan on November 25, 2017, and an amazing crowd gathered watching and cheering for the gamers. The said event would not be that successful if not for the big LED monitor provided under the committee of Cong.  Jake Balanay and of our very own ICI President, Mr. Ladislao Tabanao Jr., for the computers and accessories.

The 6-day ICCF ended at Robinson’s Iligan on November 26, 2017. Councilors Demosthenes Plando, Bunz Lim, and Jake Balanay graced the event.  The winners were awarded during the said event.  That was a huge success.  Congratulations to all the winners, job well done to all the participants.


by: Gina Archibal

New Faces of ICI-Iligan Ping 2K18


  L to R: Angelic, Dina, Rosemalyn, Ava, Gina, Kim, Hazel


Reach for the higher ground, every day, in every decision. Big and small, our choices add up to the new life we live. Be someone who encourages and uplifts. Share your story. Trust in what you feel. Follow your heart. Live the dream in you. Then you inspire someone else to live on their higher ground.

For this year, we encourage the students of ICI to share their story with PING, the ICI Official Publication.  But before we published it we let them know and have a permission to post in our page to the Humans of ICI, then we post them in the PING Bulletin Board. PING also covers ICI-related events and makes write-ups both News and Features. For the students, PING Publication is our venue where we can share our aspirations, inspirations, or even our efforts and struggles in school life.  Ping hears and publishes your stories.

Being chosen as one of the PING in this school, it is such a wonderful privilege and honour together with my Co-Pingsters enticing this Organization. For our PING Adviser, Ma’am Bevs Kintanar thank you for inviting us to be part of the PING Publication, but then we are so thankful and we would like to express our gratitude for helping and supporting us.  You always inspire us and patiently waiting, you never leave unfulfilled on us, that’s how we feel your love for us. We love you Ma’am Bevs Kintanar.  With my gorgeous Co-Pingsters they are: Gina Archibal (Senior Ping Member), Rose Malyn Migabon, Kimberly Sator, Dina Aser, Angelic Coraza, Hazel Laurente, and yours truly Ava Buitoni Chiong. Hope you enjoy reading.


by: Ava Chiong

ICI-Iligan Champions Danztrack Competition

       ICI-Iligan Danztrack champs with friends


“ What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win”

Iligan Computer Institute brought home the bacon for being the champion in DANZTRACK HANGOVER 16 Teachers’ category held at the   MSU-IIT Gymnasium in celebration with the Diyandi Festival. They also got the minor award Best in Costume for the teachers category. This was held last September 23, 2017.

Motivated with ICI’s AVP, Jerrum M. Suaring, a dancer himself; and with the inclusions of the newly hired young, energetic, active teachers, ICI confidently enlisted the newly formed performers. They reap what they sow in practicing for a month – blocking, memorizing, synchronizing, coordinating and perfecting until the D day.  They are hopeful and determined despite of limited resources; but it paved its way as “The Champions”.  It was the first time ICI joined the contest, and they got the victory.  The school is definitely proud of them.

by: Hazel Laurente