The Citizens’ Disaster Response Center (CDRC) has awarded the winners of the annual nationwide poster-making contest entitled “APOY, BAGYO, KALAMIDAD: DIBUHONG PAMBATA (ABKD) 2010”.
Each of the twelve finalists, children aged 7-12 years old, received a cash prize, plaque and a gift during the awarding ceremony at the Citizens’ Disaster Response Center Conference Room last Friday, October 8.
Major prizes for Category A (7-9 years old) went to Abigail Grace R. Tamayo of
The poster with the title "About Fire" by Zoren Legaspi's son, Maverick Peter Legaspi of
For Category B (10-12 years old), the major winners were: Trisha Co Reyes of St. Stephen’s High School in
Since 1996, ABKD has served as a venue for children to show their creativity and artistic talents, as well as express their views and concerns on disaster-related issues.
In its initial staging, ABKD has only attracted the participation of more than 50 children aged 7-12 years old. The years that followed showed a consistent rise in number of entries and participants. This year alone, more than 500 entries were submitted from all over the country, attracting the participation of both private and public schools.
This year’s contest was sponsored by Diakonisches Werk, and Sarah Lee Philippines.
The winning artworks will be featured in CDRC’s 2011 disaster preparedness calendar, planner and other advocacy materials.
CATEGORY A (7-9 YEARS OLD)
Abigail Grace R. Tamayo,
Kathya Marea M. Palles, Little
Zarah Juliya C. Tabacon,
Maverick Peter Legaspi,
Kajem W. Kitma,
Eleanor Iskra Castellon, Immaculate
CATEGORY B (10-12 YEARS OLD)
Trisha Co Reyes, St. Stephen’s Highschool,
Lea Anne R. Rulloda,
Kaye D. Alimento,
Brigette V. Ayson,
Jamia Mei Tolentino, St. Stephen’s High School,
Trisha Co Reyes, St. Stephen’s High School,