CITY OF BALANGA, Bataan – The Provincial Government of Bataan, thru the Provincial Tourism Office conducted the 4th Bataan History Quiz at the Vista Mall Bataan Activity Grounds, this City yesterday April 4. The event was participated in by students from elementary and junior high schools all over the province accompanied by their respective coaches.
Unlike before, this time, the quiz bee was held inside a mall so as to reach a wider audience, such as casual mall goers so they can also be informed about the important details of our rich history.
Some of the notable personalities who graced the event and gave their messages during the quiz bee were Dr. Carolina S. Violeta Schools Division Superintendent City of Balanga, Mrs. Isabel Garcia BPTCFI Board of Trustees, Dr. Delfin Magpantay BHC Chairperson, and Mr. Romeo Layug EPS in Araling Panlipunan DepED Bataan who also served as quiz master.
Divided into two categories, the elementary category was held in the morning while the junior high school category followed in the afternoon.
Out of the 15 participating schools in the elementary category, Mariveles District emerged as 3rd placer, Bagac District named 2nd placer and Orani District hailed as first placer. Meanwhile, from 35 contestants in the Junior High School Category, three schools championed the event. Bonifacio Camacho National High School won 3rd place, Morong National High School got 2nd place and Justice Emilio Gancayco Memorial National High School (formerly known as Orani National High School) nabbed the 1st place and Hall of Fame award for winning 4 straight years in the competition.