Mintal Comprehensive HS lass wins P10k during 1st Zozobrado Oratorical Contest
A student of the Mintal Comprehensive High School in Tugbok, Davao City won the coveted P10,000 has prize during the Grand Finals of the 1st Jesus Zozobrado Oratorical Contest held at the Mintal Gym last Friday, December 7, 2007.
"Sa dakong timog ng Mindanao, may isang lungsod na hinirang, and likas niyang kayamanan ay walang kapantay. Mga bundok, dagat, lupain, laging sagana sa pagkain, at ang magagandang tanawin, kadluan ng aliw" was the beginning statement of Beverlyn Benigno's winning oratorical piece. "What a beautiful and fitting description for Davao City," Benigno said.
Benigno, who bested several other students from selected schools in the 3rd District, mentioned the different attractions of Davao City including the Eden Nature Park, Philippine Eagle Center, Puentespina Orchid Garden Resort in Malagos and Pearl Farm in Samal
The theme for the Grand Finals: "Davao, A Land of Bounty and Progress, Today and Tomorrow". The judges: Stephen Manangan of ABS CBN, Jimmy Cerajoles of the Department of Education and Atty Rea Tiongson.