DENR-9 to hold inter-high On–the-spot Poster Making Contest

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By Claro A. Lanipa (ALT/CAL/PIA-9 Zamboanga del Sur)

PAGADIAN CITY, 21 Oct (PIA) – As part of its continuing environment information and education campaign on climate change and in support to the National Statistics Month celebration, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources IX (DENR-9) will hold an Inter-High On-the-spot Poster Making contest on October 22, 2015 at Hotel Guillermo here.

DENR-9 Regional Director Arleigh J. Adorable said the contest is open to all Grade 10 pupils of the different high schools in the entire province of Zamboanga del Sur.

“The poster must illustrate, interpret and emphasize the theme “Climate Change: Nagbabago na ang Panahon, Panahon na para Magbago,” he further said.

Only one (1) Grade 10 student representative will be allowed for every school to be accompanied by a teacher or adviser.

Meanwhile, Roservirico A. Tan, chief, Regional Public Affairs Office said winners of this contest will receive P5,000, P3,000 and P2,000 plus trophy for the first, second and third placers respectively.

He said all entries will be judged according to the following criteria: creativity and presentation – 40 percent ; originality – 30 percent; and relevance to the theme – 30 percent for a total of 100 percent.

“This activity is specifically focused on the youth, one of the department’s target audience in the advocacy on environmental protection and climate change,” Tan disclosed.