Sophomore Tourism Student is Second Placer in the 18th Provincial Tourism Quiz Bee

By: Dr. Mayvelyn S. Covita
Second year BS Tourism Management student Ms. Carla Marie E. Fernandez is second placer in the 18th Provincial Tourism Quiz Bee organized by the Provincial Tourism Office of Nueva Vizcaya on September 6, 2019 at the DepEd function hall. The quiz bee covered questions about geography, history, culture, general information, current events and other tourism related issues. This quiz bee is one among the highlights as Nueva Vizcaya joins the rest of the country in the National Tourism Month celebration.

Ms. Fernandez was awarded with a certificate and a cash prize. Though second placer, she may be representing the province in the yearly Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) National Quiz Bee, as the association’s new rules governing qualification of contestants, to be currently enrolled in Tourism-related program, as she is. Ms. Fernandez was coached by Dr. Mayvelyn S. Covita. Other competing schools were: Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU) – Bayombong and Bambang Campuses; King’s College of the Philippines (KCP); Aldersgate College (AC); and PLT College Bayombong.

Shown on photo above (Left to Right) are Ms. Millenial Nueva Vizcaya Nicole Jane Gimarino, Department of Education’s Program Supervisor for Araling Panlipunan Dr. Concepcion Absalon, Ms. Carla Marie Fernandez, Dr. Mayvelyn Covita the coach and Ms. Marichelle Costales, the Provincial Tourism Officer.

On photo are the quiz bee contestants with their coaches and the
Provincial Tourism Office Personnel