Monday, November 9, 2020
The Philippine Statistics Authority — Regional Statistical Services Office I (PSA — RSSO l) and the Department of Health — Center for Health Development I (DOH — CHD l) facilitate the first Virtual Statistics Quiz for employees in the public and private sectors as part of the 31st National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration. The said event was done via Zoom.
Mr. Lou Benedic Valle of LORMA Colleges, representing the Province of La Union, emerged as the Champion for this year.
Mr. Pedro Laguitao Il of Pangasinan and Mr. Then-Then Cariaga of Ilocos Sur finished as first runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
Mr. John Michael S. Sarabia, Assistant Statistician of PSA — RSSO l, served as the Virtual Quizmaster for this year's edition. The questions focused on problem solving, general knowledge, personalities and current events in statistics. There were three rounds with 30 multiple choice questions. The quizzers prepared their own answer cards for the virtual quiz.
The panel of judges for the virtual quiz were: Ms. Therese Ethel E. Jularbal, Bank Officer Il of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas - La Union Provincial Office; Engr. Angelica Q. Dolores, OIC - Chief Education Program Specialist of Commission on Higher Education Region l; Ms. Elvira D. Paplonot, Statistician Il of DOH — CHD l; and Mr. Juanito Y. Yabes, Chief Statistical Specialist of PSA - RSSO l .
The winners were duly recognized during the 31st NSM Virtual Regional Closing Ceremonies via Zoom.
SGD. ATTY. SHEILA O. DE GUZMAN
Officer-in-Charge, RSSO I