Butuan City – 7/13/2022

DepEd Caraga had a blast last July 4 – 8, 2022, as it celebrated its 27th Founding Anniversary.
The celebration started with the 3-day virtual contests, namely the Pop Dance Contest, AVP Making Contest, and the Song Solo and Song Duet Competitions. On the fourth day, the Regional Office and the 12 SDOs, represented by the Schools Division Superintendents, Assistant Schools Division Superintendents, CID and SGOD chiefs, raised their respective banners at the Teacher Development Center, Butuan City.

In her message, RD Ma. Gemma M. Ledesma said that “This a beautiful day with all our banners – all new.. I hope this will signal another new beginning.”
On the fifth day, all RO personnel and the said SDO officials gathered at Grand Place Hotel and Restaurant for the 27th Anniversary Culmination Program.

During the activity, the winners of the 3-day virtual contests were announced as they received their cash prizes, to wit:

Pop Dance Contest
1st Place – Butuan City (₱5,000.00)
2nd Place – Surigao City (₱3,000.00)
3rd Place – Agusan del Sur (₱2,000.00)

AVP Making Contest
1st Place – Agusan del Norte (₱5,000.00)
2nd Place – Bayugan City (₱3,000.00)
3rd Place – Bislig City (₱2,000.00)

Song Solo Competition
1st Place – Surigao del Sur (₱3,000.00)
2nd Place – Agusan del Sur (₱2,000.00)
3rd Place – Butuan City (₱1,000.00)

Song Duet Competition
1st Place – Surigao del Sur (₱3,000.00)
2nd Place – Surigao del Norte (₱2,000.00)
3rd Place – Regional Office (₱1,000.00)

The Education Support Services Division, led by Bernabe L. Linog, spearheaded the weeklong anniversary celebration hosted by Dan Ralph Subla and Junnah Tiu.