The 2011 ASEAN Quiz Bee was held on November 22, 2011 at 9:30 AM at the Library Hub, Division Office, Cabanatuan City and participated by 33 exemplary junior students in Araling Panlipunan with their respective teacher-coaches from the different high schools in Nueva Ecija.
All participants on this annual academic competition met the needed requirements in order to qualify as a contestant such as having a grade in Araling Panlipunan III not lower than 85%; must be 14-17 years of age; physically fit to travel; fluent in oral and verbal English and others.
The contest is composed of 3 rounds �" the easy, average and difficult. Each round has 5 questions. Every correct answer in the easy round is equivalent to one point, two points in the average round and 3 points in the difficult round.
The contest proper was started with a prayer, singing of the National Anthem, Pledge to the flag and followed by a welcome address and words of wisdom and inspiration from the energetic and active Education Program Supervisor (EPS) of AP Secondary, Dr. Eva Fe F. Taclibon.
The winners of this year’s ASEAN Quiz Bee were as follows:
3rd Placer �" Harvey James J. Pangilinan of Sta. Rosa National High School in Sta. Rosa, Nueva Ecija
2nd Placer �" Gaea Katreena C. Cabico of Doña Juana Chioco National High School in Lupao, Nueva Ecija
CHAMPION �" Mikka Giddonal R. Lora of Bartolome Sanggalang National High School (formerly Guimba NHS)
The 3 winners and their respective coaches received each a certificate of recognition.
Lora will represent the Division of Nueva Ecija in the forthcoming Regional ASEAN Quiz Bee to be held in San Fernando, Pampanga in Decedmber 2011. The national winner of the ASEAN Quiz Bee will be competing with 9 other contestants from ASEAN countries in Cambodia.
This year’s ASEAN Quiz Bee was hosted by Mr. Nobert S. Bermosa, Head teacher III of Doña Juana Chioco High School. Mr. Marcos Rafael, Head Teacher III of Peñaranda National High School, acted as quizmaster.