Angel Lovern D. Serojales of Macasandig National High School emerged as first place in the recent On-the-Spot Poster Making Contest sponsored by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Region 10.

Second place went to Clear Rose F. Labita of Merry Child School and Julianne Nicole P. Ballenas of Liceo de Cagayan University as third place.

The Social Media Favorite award was received by Nikolai Marlance R. Bagsac of Agusan National High School. Bagsac garnered 1,003 votes on DENR Facebook Page, DENR Northern Mindanao.

The contest is part of the celebration of November as National Clean Air Month, National Environmental Awareness Month and Climate Change Consciousness Week from November 19 – 25 spearheaded by the DENR – Environmental Management Bureau. The theme of the celebrations and also the theme of the contest is “One Planet, One Nation: Sustaining Green Actions for a Safer Climate.”

DENR 10 Regional Executive Director Arleigh J. Adorable led the awarding of prizes to the winners. Regional Directors of the Environmental Management Bureau Regional Director Reynaldo S. Digamo and Mines and Geosciences Bureau Efren Carido together with Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Aldrich S. Resma and Chief of the Legal Division of DENR 10 Lawyer Florenda Lamason-Yap assisted in the awarding of winners.

The Board of Judges is composed of Lawyer Florenda Lamason-Yap, Head Executive Assistant Georgina Padilla and Engr. Dovee Cherry Geollegue of the Environmental Management Bureau.

The criteria for judging are as follows: Originality, Style and Creativity – P40%, Interpretation & Relevance to the theme – 40% and Presentation and Neatness – 20%.

The 1st place received P3,000 cash prize, 2nd place – P2,000 cash and 3rd place – P1,000. Each winner a received a Plaque of Recognition while the winner of the Social Media Favorite received a Certificate of Recognition. All coaches received a Certificate of Appreciation and a token from DENR 10. #TayoAngKalikasan RPAO # 11-355-2019