CAMP DANGWA, La Trinidad, Benguet – A student from the State-run Benguet State University (BSU) bested his rivals from other public and private higher education institutions to win the essay writing contest which was an integral part of the Benguet Provincial Police Office (BPPO) Youth Congress held recently.
The Congress was done in line with the Gender Awareness and Development and Police Community Relations Master Plan and LOI Sambayan and Santinig.
The event was held at the King’s College of the Philippines last January 29, 2015 participated by 126 students from Benguet State University, King’s College of the Philippines and Cordillera Carrier College.
Jason M. Maches of the Benguet State University was adjudged the 1st prize winner with his write-up entitled “Youth in Action: The Battle Against Crimes,” while Michelle Godio of King’s College of the Philippines bagged the 2nd prize with her write-up entitled “The Hope of the Future” and the 3rd prize was shared by Lorie Lyn A. Pessi, Marilou E. Salipnet, and Roselyn B. Begawen.
The BPPO Youth Congress 2015 with the theme “The Voice of the Youth on how they can contribute to Peace and Order and the Country’s Nation Building” is an event to reinforce the youth through participative responsibility on societal issues.
The winners received Certificates of Recognition; cash prizes amounting P 2,500 for the 1st prize, P1,500 and P 1,000 for the 2nd and 3rd prizes, respectively and endorsement for their winning pieces to be published in the Police Digest.
The BPPO Youth Congress 2015 is part of the Program Thrust of the Benguet Police Provincial Office in Crime Prevention under the leadership of Provincial Director Senior Superintendent Rodolfo S. Azurin Jr.