2 Bicolanos bag top awards in Araw ng Kagitingan Nat'l Essay Tilt

Two Bicolanos garnered the top prizes in the Araw ng Kagitingan National Essay Writing Competition during Philippine Veterans Week.

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Carlo R. Naynes from Ligao National High School of Ligao City Division won first place.

Meanwhile, Karl Christian L. Reario from Perpetual Help National High School in Iriga placed second.

Third place went to Adonis E. Lopez from Cristo Rey High School in Tarlac.

The contest, which was held in Bataan, was in conjunction with the celebration of the 72nd Araw ng Kagitingan today. Each winner received a plaque of recognition and a medal.

This is the fourth year that the Araw ng Kagitingan National Essay Writing Competition is conducted.

Araw ng Kagitingan is celebrated every year on April 9 pursuant to Executive Order No. 203, s. 1987. Meanwhile, Philippine Veterans Week is held on April 5-11 per Presidential Proclamation No. 466, s. 1989.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM

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