VILLASIS Quiz wizards Jet R. Torralba and Richmond Tamayo, Grade 10 students of Don Ramon E. Costales Memorial National High School, bagged the Championship Trophy during the 2nd Provincial Tourism Month Quiz Wiz held at Sison Auditorium, Lingayen, Pangasinan on September 25, 2017.They outwitted 25 other pair of quizzers from various schools all over the province.
This year’s Quiz-Wiz dubbed as “Talisiw Tan TurismonaSarayKalangweran” is one of the activities of the Pangasinan Tourism Month Celebration 2017 aimed to encourage Pangasinenses to discover and be proud of their rich history, natural and cultural heritage.
According to Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office (PTCAO) Chief MaluElduayan, the activity is all about learning and sharing of knowledge and information on local history, culture, tourism destinations, products and services among teachers and students (particularly grade 10) from public and private schools in Pangasinan.
Jet & Richmond were the winners during the Quiz-Wiz Municipal Level held earlier this month at Villasis Municipal Library. This made them advanced to the Provincial Level where they competed against 25 pairs of quizzers from various schools entire the province.
The quiz has 3 levels – Easy, Average, and Difficult. Each level is composed of 10 questions with corresponding points: Easy round, 1 point per correct answer; Average Round, 3 points per correct answer and lastly, the Difficult round, 5 points per correct answer, respectively.
Jet and Richmond were able to answer 6 points in the Easy round, 15 points in the Average round, and 25 points in the difficult round. These 46 winning points made them won the Championship Trophy and bring home medals and cash prizes. They were trained by their very supportive and motherly coach, Mrs. Mercy Aquino, Dr. Arnel Arimas, Tourism Officer, Mr. Richie Sibayan, and Mrs. Merly Zambrano, Librarian Designate.