BALANGA CITY, Bataan – Two hearing impaired students from the Bataan National High School taking up the Technical-Vocational-Livelihood (TVL) track, one of the two tracks offered in the Senior High School, the other one being the Academic track, beat other contenders in the recently concluded Technolympics 2018 held at Eastwoods Professional College of Science and Technology, this City.
Kyla Joy Torres was adjudged Best in Formal Wear and Ms. Technosmile and won First Runner-up while Joel Matic who also won the Best in Formal Wear award got the coveted Mr. Technolympics 2018 ; as such he will be representing Bataan in the Regional competition.
It is interesting and inspiring to note that Torres and Matic are the only PWDs who joined the competition.
Technology and Livelihood Education Festival of Talents or “Technolympics” is one of the fields in the National Festival of Talents (NFOT) and a contest in Technology and Livelihood Education (TLE) subject which showcases marketable products and performances in the different skills acquired by the students in the various specializations.
The significance of the technolympics is that it does not end with the competition for it serves as the culmination in the transformation of the students into career-oriented individuals, and become participative and productive members of their respective communities that would ultimately contribute to nation building.
Photos courtesy of Mr. Regie Atienza, BNHS