A quick discussion on the possible answer to the question from one of the contestants of the Quiz Bowl

Butuan City- Students from different schools all over Caraga showcased their knowledge and skills in the recently concluded Social Welfare and Development Learning Network’s SWD L-Net) 3rd Quiz Bowl held at Robinsons Place Butuan City on September 27, 2019.

Seven school divisions in Caraga laid their best bets on the line for the Elementary and Secondary Quiz Bowl contests. The representatives qualified after a month-long quiz bowl competition for the Schools division level.

The theme for the SWD L-Net quiz bowl, “Institutionalizing Knowledge Sharing thru Caraga SWD LNet” gives emphasizes in the importance of knowledge management and sharing of good practices from among the members of the network towards strengthening social development and protection.

This year’s SWD L-Net Quiz Bowl came with a plus, with the conduct of the 1st Spoken Poetry Contest, which also fielded 7 contestants, who battled it out with their prepared pieces which was based on the theme.

DSWD Caraga Regional Director Mita Chuchi G. Lim welcomes the participants to the 3rd SWD L-Net Quiz Bowl ++

The Activity was graced by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga Regional Director Mita Chuchi G. Lim, who is also the Network’s chairperson. In her opening message, she highlighted the importance of knowledge sharing and collaboration in promoting accessible, relevant and quality Social Welfare and Development (SWD) capacity building programs to stakeholders and intermediaries.

Prior to the contest proper, partners from the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) or German Development Service, presented their latest project, in partnership with the Network, which is the the development of the “Do No Harm” quick check application which will be pilot-tested thru the Caraga SWD L-Net on October 15-16, 2019.

The SWD L-Net is a nonprofit learning network that is composed of members from different organizations such as NGAs, NGOs, LGUs, Academes and individuals who are engaged in social development and social protection.

Here is the list of the participating schools and winners of the Quiz Bowl and Spoken Poetry contests:

Elementary Level –

1st Place: Sta Irene elementary Scool – Bayugan City Division (Rhea M. Barbero, Tomrose G. Saratao, Ellaine P. Bapa, Coach: Jarrah Mae Y. Cultura)

2nd Place: Tagbina Central Elementary School – Surigao del Sur Division (Ashley Kate Macarayon, Maurelyn Ghyle C. Vertudazo, Dean Obert De Castro, Coach: Emebelle R. Radaza)

Member of the SWD L-Net strike a pose during the awarding of the Quiz Bowl winners for the Elementary Level

3rd Place: Claver Central Elementary School – Surigao del Norte Division (Junno Kopper B. Ocon, Ashlee N. Samontina, Dwiny Thea Kenneza C. Hitalia, Coach: Junelyn T. Loayon)

Secondary Level –

1st Place: Hinatuan National Comprehensive High School – Surigao del Sur Division (Kurt Jon C. Lapeciros, Lance Yrhen G. Bandola, Daisyrie J. Castañas, Coach: Lodivico C. Sandig)

2nd Place: Caraga Regional Science High School – Surigao City Division (Jerome Tristan D. Sendiong, Karl Andre M. Jao, Lance C. Suan, Coach: Marife C. Curada)

3rd Place: Agusan Pequeño National High School, Pagatpatan Campus – Butuan City Division (Anthony P. Camama, Faustina Marie B. Lasap, Al Jantzen E. Dumadag, Coach: Dwan A. Galicia)

Lively, sprightful performance of one of the Spoken Poetry contestants.

Spoken Poetry Contest –

1st Place: Taft National High School – Surigao City Division (Merry Claire L. Villahermosa, Coach: Klaim G. Dumaicos Player)

2nd Place: Tubod National High School – Surigao del Norte Division (Meriam D. Elsisura, Coach: Lucyl L. Morales)

3rd Place: Tandag National Science High School – Tandag City Division (Mary May B. Barris, Coach: Jesriel C. Carbonilla)

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