2019 Kannawidan Salip-Saririt: ISPSC Tagudin, ISNHS rule Quiz Bee competitions

Tagudin’s ISPSC trio of Jela Albino, Mery Rose Lago and Eliza Mifa (photo by Edward Antonio)

UNP, VIGAN CITY – Sometimes, the unexpected happens.

The Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College (ISPSC) Kannawidan quiz wizards of Tagudin, Ilocos Sur dethroned erstwhile perennial defending champion University of Northern Philippines (UNP) right in their home turf to crown themselves the 2019 Kannawidan Quiz Bee champions here, Feb. 2, 2019.

Ilocos Sur National High School (ISNHS), on the other hand, emerged first place second year in a row in the high school level.

The ISPSC’s trio of Jela Albino, Mery Rose Lago and Eliza Mifa combined wits to surge on top early relegating Divine Word College of Vigan (DWCV) and Ilocos Sur Community College (ISCC) to 2nd and 3rd places respectively.

In the high school level, ISNHS’s Edrick Genee Real, Liam Yvon Cabello and Leonardo Reynon, Jr. retained their crown followed by Lussoc NHS and Banayoyo NHS for 2nd and 3rd places respectively.

In the poem-making contest, college level, Julius Caesar Tacal of ISPSC Tagudin was 1st place with Edelbless Pacudan of UNP, 2nd place and Mia Florence Belza of ISCC, 3rd place. In the high school level, Maria Corazon Bagsangi of Candon NHS won 1st place while Lovely Charisse Valerio of ISPSC Tagudin and Pamela Joyce Riambon of San Juan NHS settled for 2nd and 3rd places respectively.