LA TRINIDAD: Students from various districts recently competed in a Skills Exhibition Division Technolympics at the Benguet State University-Secondary Laboratory School (BSU-SLS).
Gov. Nestor Fongwan encouraged participants to promote local products through their ingenuity in appliqué, flower arrangement, tie-dye, asexual propagation, fabric hand painting, simple circuit making, sales inventory, and basic encoding.
For the secondary level, students showcased their creativity and skills in nail art, cake decoration, table skirting, drafting and sewing, shirt printing and designing, engine tune-up, residential wiring installation, plumbing, masonry, landscaping, web page design, hat weaving, and innovative food preservation.
La Trinidad topped the elementary level skills competition. Itogon II was first runner-up followed by Itogon I (second), Kapangan (third), Mankayan (fourth) and Bakun (fifth).
In the secondary level, Tublay School of Home Industries won first place followed by Governor Bado Dangwa Agro-Industrial School, Tuba, La Trinidad, BSU-Secondary Laboratory School, and Mankayan respectively.
BSU-SLS hosted this year’s skills competition, in coordination with the Benguet Technolympics Association led by Balbina Apili.
BSU President Ben Ladilad, Department of Education Benguet Schools Division Supt. Nancy Lumbas, and Mayor Edna Tabanda also graced the affair.