With the theme,”Tatag ng Wikang Filipino, Lakas ng Pagka-Pilipino”, Baguio City National High School celebrated the Buwan ng Wika last August by highlighting the importance of the usage of Filipino language through various competitions held at the school.

The contests conducted were Poster and Slogan making, Tagisan ng Talino, Poem and Essay writing, Pagbigkas ng Tulang Salin sa Ilokano, Dagliang Talumpati, Video clips making, Look Alike Contest, Balagtasan, Kundiman, Singing of original composition, Katutubong Sayaw, and Masining na Pagkukuwento. Each contest was joined and participated by the different year levels from the main and annexes.

This event was ended by a Culminating Program at the BCNHS Auditorium last August 30, 2012. In this program, Dr. Elvira Gonzales Dines from Punong Sentro ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino – CAR gave a talk on the event’s theme. The winners together with their coaches were also awarded.

Below are the winners of the different contests:

Contest

Name of the Participant

Year and Section

Coach

Poster Making Mary Lourdeth Revilla II-Artistry Leonardo Aquino
Slogan  Making Kyle Adrian Reyes Grade 7 Marites Osoteo
Tagisan ng Talino Rhevy Jhen R. Fumbuena III-Idealism Noemilyn Madeo
Essay Writing Tyrone R. Directo III-Elegance Saturnina Lumitap
Poem Writing Jim J. Galletes III-Faith Analyn Luna
Look a Like Contest Jomar V. Zamudio IV-Truthfulness Franklin Garlejo
Balagtasan Rolly Herida Jr.,Joan Agyodand Precious Irving IV-Nobility Lucita Sison
Kundiman Kathreena Anne Macapagal Grade7-Mapanuri Marites Osoteo
Singing of Original Composition SVA Singers Mari Cris Clavio
Video Clips Making III-Humility Saturnina Lumitap
Pagbikas ng Tula Salin sa Ilocano Reylyn Tolete III-Harmony Divina Emingga
Dagliang Talumpati Giordano D. Salazar IV-Success Remedios Valdez
Katutubong Sayaw II-Artistry Leonardo Aquino
Masining na Pagkukuwento Sayian Besa II-Cheerfulness Hilda Dawayen

Larawang Diwa

Mary Lourdeth Revilla II-Artistry Leonardo Aquino
Rollieno Castilla IV-Beryl Maylyn Samidan
Llueyden Philicia Darang IV-Unity Lucita Sison

The schoolwide Buwan ng Wika celebration was coordinated by Hilda Dawayen, Filipiñana Club Adviser, together with the teachers from the Filipino department.

by: Krista Loise Tabios, Lianylin Vargas, & Eljay Domines