Tourism Quiz Bee winners named

Contestants and coaches of Tourism Quiz Bee elementary level with the City Tourism Office staff, headed by Acting City Tourism Officer Sandra Ruth Sycip. (PIO)

A GRADE 6 pupil from Luis B. Puentevella Elementary School in Barangay Taculing and a Grade 10 student of Paglaum Village National High School in Barangay Mansilingan were declared champions in Tourism Quiz Bee that was part of the City Tourism Week that opened at the Bacolod City Government Center lobby on Sept 5, 2019.

Loren Andrea Bertuso and Noelyn Grace Sumugat bested their fellow contestants in the elementary and high school levels, respectively.

Loren Andrea Bertuso (2nd from right), a Grade 6 pupil of Luis B. Puentevella Elementary School, was declared champion in the Quiz Bee elementary level during the Tourism Week of Bacolod City. Also in photo (from left) Quiz Bee moderator Filomena Lo, Acting City Tourism Officer Sandra Ruth Sycip, and Bertuso’s coach Nemi Macayan. (PIO)

The other winners in the elementary level were: Justine Yoshinara, Grade 6, ETCS 1—second place; Isabelle Fei Peña, Grade 6, Fr. Gratian Murray, AFSC Integrated School; Hannah Nicole Demegillo, Grade 6, Asuncion L. Lizares Elementary School; and Eioua Emmanuel David Baluyot, Grade 6, Mandalagan Elementary School—all consolation prize winners.

Justine Yoshinara (2nd from right), Grade 6 pupil of ETCS 1, second place winner, with (from left) Acting City Tourism Officer Sandra Ruth Sycip, her coach Roseminda Almoneda, and Quiz Bee moderator Filomena Lo. (PIO)

For high school, the other winners were: Erl Myca Lozada, Grade 10, La Consolacion College-Bacolod—second place; Ailex Valign Jimeña, Grade 9, Domingo Lacson National High School, Cassandra Kate Baniel, Grade 10, Fr. Gratian Murray AFSC Integrated School, and Leopoldo Catador, Grade 10, Bata National High School—all consolation prize winners.

Twelve elementary pupils and nine high school students competed in the Quiz Bee contest.

Tourism Quiz Bee high school winners Noelyn Grace Sumugat (3rd from left)—champion; and Erl Myca Lozada (2nd from left)—2nd place; with consolation winners (from left) Leopoldo Catador, Cassanda Kate Baniel, and Ailex Valign Jimena, with Quiz Bee moderator Filomena Lo. (PIO)

Leading the Tourism Week celebration were Councilor Israel Salanga, chair of the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Tourism; and Acting City Tourism Officer Sandra Ruth Sycip.

The theme is, “Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future for All.”

Also, a Tour-Guiding Contest for senior high school and college students was held at the BCGC Lobby. (PIO)