Region 11 wins Nat’l WFD Mosaic tilt 

Davao Region representative won in the recently concluded National On-the- Spot-Mosaic Making Contest held at the Department of Agriculture (DA)- Bureau of Soils and Water  Management Convention Hall in Quezon City.

Carl Lenn  Nasayao of Sto. Tomas Central Elementary School (STCES) under the supervision of her coach Jerry Ben Sasam was chosen as one of the five winners among the 17 competing regions during the contest which is sponsored by the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) and the DA.

Along with Nasayao who was chosen as one of the winners were: Nyah Aubrie Magtoto of Region 3, Leopoldo Gil Salvador of Region 5, Kassandra Mangalore of Region 7 and Jessa Mae Bajan of Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

Apart from the P25,000 cash prize, the national winners together with their coaches were provided with an all-expense paid educational tour in Manila and they are also provided with food and hotel accommodation.

Meanwhile, Nasayao is the fourth pupil from STCES to win in the national mosaic competition.

Base on the record of DA, students from STCES who won in the same competition were Jasper Kent Villarias, who won in 2009; Lucilo Vince Lapiz in 2011 and  Angelie Galos in 2013.

The on-the-spot mosaic making contest is part of the World Food Day (WFD) celebration with a theme “Family Farming; Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth.”

The Agriculture sector and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) and other cooperating agencies like the National Nutrition Council (NNC), Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), and the Philippine Council for Agriculture and Fisheries (PCAF) were among the agencies tapped for WFD activities.

Every year, the DA-Regional offices played a major role for the conduct of the contest wherein they have also coordinated with DepEd-Regional Offices.(Aggie Media Service)

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