BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN
Who will emerge as champion in the final round of the 1st KWIZKO NI CONG.KIKO Quiz bee competition?
A total of 15 Grade 10 students from the Third District will show off abilities in an intense scholastic battle and the first KWIZKO champion will be known on October 23 at the Technological University of the Phil.-Visayas gymnasium in Talisay City.
The 15 finalists from Victorias City are Jozh Pruellene F. Romaquin, Victorias National High School; Chester M. Abanggan, Negros Occ. National Science High School; Libert A. Villaruel, Brgy. Estado National High School.
EB Magalona – Joshua G. Eso, Tanza National High School; Christine Mae Tramado and Paul Antawn B. Guinalon, Enrique B. Magalona National High School.
Silay – Bea Marie T. Alisbo, Brgy. Guimbalaon National High School; Anika A. Hinolan and Marianne Asley P. Villeta, Doña Montserrat Lopez Memorial High School.
Talisay – Ranaelah B. Gamboa, Rafael B. Lacson Memorial High School; Meryll I. Millan, Dr. Antonio A, Lizares Memorial High School; and Neljhon Philip R. Llanes, Don Hilarion G. Gonzaga Memorial High School.
Murcia – Rachel Ricablanca, Cansilayan National High School; Claire Jaud, Lopez Jaena National High School; and Melancholy Danielle Barot, Murcia Open Bible Christian Academy.
The 1st KWIZKO NI CONG. KIKO sa Ika-tatlo nga Distrito is a quiz bee challenge open only to Grade 10 high school students who are residents and enrolled in Third District secondary schools.
The district-wide academic competition covers Mathematics, Science and Technology, Language, Reading and Literature, Social Studies and Current Events, with contest questions prepared under the supervision of the Division of Professional Education of the University of the Philippines-Visayas, Iloilo campus.
Cash prizes and laptops await the top three winners.
KWIZKO is a project of Third District Representative Francisco “Kiko” Benitez in partnership with the Department of Education Negros Occidental Schools Division and the Silay City Schools Division, the Local Government Units, and the University of the Philippines in the Visayas, and TUP-V.
Strict compliance with health protocols will be ensured, with the event will be open only to those invited and will be streamed on-line in the official Facebook page of Cong. Kiko.*