The Philippine Statistics Authority — Regional Statistical Services Office I (PSA — RSSO l) and the National Economic Development Authority Regional Office I (NEDA RO l) spearhead the first Virtual Regional Closing Ceremonies of the 31st National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration via Zoom.
Atty. Sheila O. De Guzman, Officer-in-Charge of PSA — RSSO l, shared in her speech that this year's celebration was made possible due to the support and collaborative efforts of the Regional Line Agencies that comprised the Technical Working Group Committee for NSM.
The Province of Pangasinan emerged as the 31st NSM Best Province Implementer besting out the three other provinces in Region l. The Provinces of La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte finished as first, second and third runners-up respectively.
Here is the list of the regional champions from the various virtual contests for the 31st NSM:
Regional Jinqle Sinqinq Contests
Secondary — Calasiao Comprehensive National High School (Pangasinan)
Tertiary — PASS College (Pangasinan)
Reqional Essay Writinq Contest
Secondary — Ilocos Sur National High School
Tertiary — Colegio de Dagupan (Pangasinan)
Employee — Provincial Government of La Union
Reqional Poster — Slogan Makinq Contests
Secondary — East Central Integrated School (Pangasinan)
Tertiary — Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University — South La Union Campus
Reqional Oratorical Contest
Secondary — Brain and Heart of a Christian Educational Institution, Inc. (La Union)
Tertiary — University of Northern Philippines (Ilocos Sur)
Reaional Statistical Quiz
Employee — LORMA Colleges (La Union)
In light of the recent developments brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's regional contests and activities were conducted virtually to ensure the health and safety of everyone involved.