Aklan gets 5 IWAG awardees for 2010
by Venus G. Villanueva
Kalibo, Aklan (26 February) -- Five graduating student writers from Aklan are included in this year's roster of IWAG Awardees in Western Visayas.
The IWAG Award is an incentive scheme conceptualized by the Philippine Information Agency in Region 6 to give due recognition to campus paper writers who excelled in the field of development communication.
This year's IWAG Awardees in Aklan include 3 high school and 2 college graduating students.
The high school IWAG Awardees all came from government schools, while the 2 college awardees came from private schools.
The high school awardees are Mary Love S. Juanico of the Viewfinder school paper of Linabuan Norte National High School, Therese Angela D. Sulangi, Scholar's Gazette, Regional Science High School; and Jessa Marie N. Remetio, Pahayagang Iskolar of the Regional Science High School.
Awardees from college include Meraflor I. Trance of the Garcian, Garcia College of Technology and Darren N. Naelgas, Aklan Collegian, Aklan Catholic College.
As awardees, these graduating students will receive a gold medal and a citation each, to be awarded to them on their graduation or recognition day.
There are 51 IWAG awardees for this year - 5 from Aklan, 3 from Antique, 9 from Capiz, 20 from Iloilo and 14 from Negros Occidental. (PIA) [top]