CITY of BALANGA, Bataan – For the third time, the Bagac District represented by Parang Elementary School and Pinagsumilan Elementary School bagged the championship in the History Quiz Bee held this morning at the Balanga Elementary School, this City.
Other winners are: Hermosa District (Bamban Elementary School) in second place; Morong District (Nagbalayong Elementary School), third place; Pilar District (Panilao Elementary School) fourth place; and Dinalupihan District (San Ramon Elementary School) in fifth place.
This year’s History Quiz Bee tagged as “Tagisan Diwang Bataan” was conducted as part of the series of activities in the observance of the 74th Araw ng Kagitingan with the theme: “Isabuhay ang Kagitingan, Kapayapaan ay Pagkaisahan, Kamtin ang Mithing Kaunlaran.”
DepEd Balanga City Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Carolina Violeta inspired the competitors in her short message, while Education Program Supervisor for Araling Panlipunan Mr. Romeo Layug oriented the participants with the mechanics of the contest and introduced the working committee. Mr. Lope De Jesus, Mr. Rey Manalo, Mr. Manly Ellano and Ms. Edna Polache, all served as proctors.
No less than Mrs. Isabel Garcia, wife of City Mayor Jose Enrique Garcia III, and one of the board of trustees of Bataan Peninsula Tourism Council Foundation Inc., awarded the trophies and cash prizes to the winners
A total of eighteen teams coming from different schools in Bataan participated in the event.