School, LNU top DILG poster tilt on World Water Day
MYLES JOSEPH E. COLASITO
March 22, 2019
TACLOBAN CITY –
Tanauan National High School in Tanauan, Leyte bested 13 other
schools in the Secondary level category, while Leyte Normal
University bested three other teams in the College Level category of
the Slogan and Poster-Making contest on the World Water Day on March
22, 2019 held at the DILG Leyte Conference Room in Tacloban City.
The contest sponsored by
the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) aimed to
bring to the fore the issues of conservation of the bodies of water
and other water sources, as part of the 6th Sustainable Development
Goal of Clean Water and Sanitation.
DILG-8 Regional Director
Artemio B. Caneja who presented the prizes and welcomed the
participants, urged them to share with those in their sphere of
influence about how each could help conserve oceans, rivers, lakes
and other sources of water.
Meanwhile separate teams
from Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU) gained 2nd Prize honors
at Secondary and College levels. A team from St. Therese Educational
Foundation of Tacloban Incorporated (STEFTI) garnered Third Prize
for Secondary level, while for the College Level, St. Paul School of
Professional Studies (SPSPS) in Palo, Leyte took third Prize.
The top three winners in
each category received P7,000 as 1st Prize, 5,000 as 2nd Prize, and
P3,000 as 3rd Prize aside from Certificates of Recognition. All
other competing teams received P1,000 as Consolation Prize as well
as Certificates of Participation. Serving as members of the board of
Judges were Messrs Dante Enage, Clint Gonzales and Glenn Albert Aseo.
Other teams which joined
the 2019 World Water Day contest included (for the Secondary
Category) Dulag National High School, Leyte Colleges, Leyte National
High School, SPSPS, Tolosa National High School, LNU Integrated
Laboratory School, Philippine Science High School, Alang-alang
National High School, Sta. Fe National High School, Palo National
High School, and AMA Computer College of Tacloban City. The College
Level contest was joined by LNU, SPSPS and two teams from EVSU.
This year’s World Water
Day in our country had the theme, “Hawak-Kamay, Tubig-Kaagapay” with
the hashtag, #SaTubigWalangIwanan. The contest was organized by the
DILG-8 Project Development Management Unit headed by Engr. Ofelia
Pido and its Communication Officer Arvia Denalo.