Tubigon West National High School (TWNHS) and Tagbilaran City Science High School (TCSHS) are this yearâ€™s grand champions for the District and City Level, respectively.
The Bohol Island Tour Guides Association of the Philippines, Inc. (BITGAP) in celebration of the National Tourism Week conducted the 16thÂ Annual Provincial Tourism Quiz 2015.
TWNHS bested eight other high schools in the district level championship while TCSHS, with full support and backing by Tagbilaran City Mayor John Geesnell â€œBabaâ€ Yap, coveted the top prize against ten other schools.
Ma. Jollifaye C. Dabalos and Erica C. Luchavez with their coach Ms. Jeanette R. MascariÅˆas represented TWNHS.Â Eugenio V. Amores Memorial High School represented by Dave J. Miano andÂ Niscel Ericka L. Lopez with their coach Marivic E. Asas bagged the second prize. .Â Eugenio V. Amores Memorial High School was last yearâ€™s grand champion in the district level. Third prize winner was Policronio S. Dano Sr. High School with Angelee J. Batolanon and Jeremiah M. Guitguitin with Benneth A. Cesar as their coach.
Tourism Quiz city level has a new champion after Tagbilaran City Science High School bagged the grand prize trophy. Bohol Wisdom School was the champion in 2014. Christian Lourd D. Cagadas and Cyryll Mae I. Porpor proudly represented the Tagbilaran City Science High School with their coach Geraldine C. Duron.Â Holy Name University (HNU) outsmarted Holy Spirit School (HSS) after Mary Jasmine M. Vailoces and Florence Patrice L. Vitor bested Mar Lorenz Jamero and Wilbeth Grace S. Pilotos in a tie-breaker question. HNU, with their coach Dr. Asuncion P. Pabalan landed second place while HSS bagged the third prize.
The grand champions will have their countryside tour courtesy of One Fine Travel and Tours.
This yearâ€™s judges include Ms. Maria Shobel L. Ligalig, Tagbilaran City Tourism Officer, Ms. Alma L. CastaÅˆares, Proprietor of One Fine Travel and Ms. Maria Gracia M. Tachado of BITGAP. Quiz officials include Ms. Agnes Celeste P. Ytac, scorer and Ramon Racel A. Loquellano, time keeper and bellringer. BITGAP President Mr. Jovito Danilo C. Nazareno was the quiz master.
Various tourism stakeholders who realized the significance of the activity also rallied behind BITGAP. They include the Bohol Quality Corporation, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, Congressman Rene L. Relampagos and Congressman Aristotle Aumentado. Â The event is co-presented by the Department of Tourism, Department of Education, Tagbilaran City Schools Division, Bohol Association of Catholic Schools (Tagbilaran and Talibon Dioceses) and the Local Government Units of Calape, Jagna and Ubay.
This yearâ€™s Tourism Quiz Commission Chairperson is Ms. Elsa Myra B. Galacio.