The first ever Municipal Nutri-Congress of the Municipality of Pilar kicked off last July 31, 2015 at the Bataan Government Center, Ala-uli, Pilar, Bataan. This was initiated by the Municipal Council for the Protection of Children and the brilliant idea of our beloved mother of the municipality, Mayor Alicia D. Pizarro. The pioneering year’s theme was Timbang Iwasto sa Tamang Nutrisyon at Ehersisyo. It encourages among the townsfolk the importance of eating nutritious foods and doing exercise to be able to gain appropriate weight.
The program started at 1:00PM. Mrs. Janette B. Afable, Head Teacher of Balut Elementary School facilitated the roll call of different schools and baranggays that joined the jovial eveent. Mrs. Ramela P. Buensuceso, MNA/OPPO Officer and in behalf of Dr. Jeolfa G. Reyes, DepEd Pilar District Supervisor, Mrs. Pauline B. Roxas did the honor of welcoming the guests and participants.
Of course, our dynamic and health-conscious Mayor, Alicia D. Pizarro inspired the audience with her intelligent advice and encouragements about living a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Rosanna Buccahan, Provincial Health Officer gave her inspiring message to the assembly. Hon. Miguel Solomon ABC President was also present to give his equally inspiring piece.
Vice Mayor Marino H. Caguimbal was also present to inspire the participants. Of course, our dynamic and health-conscious Mayor, Alicia D. Pizarro inspired the audience with her intelligent advice and encouragements about living a healthy lifestyle.
The Nutri-Fashion was facilitated with gusto by Mr. Joseph Ralph S. Dizon, Head Teacher of JS Herrera Memorial Elementary School while Dr. Pauline B. Roxas, School Principal of Pilar Elementary School graciously facilitated the Nutri-Jingle.
The awarding of winners was spearheaded by Ms. Jenny Lee R. Casin, MSWD Officer. The distinguished judges for the events are Mr. Jun Reyes, School Principal, Mr. Eugene Santos, pharmacist of Generika Balanga, and Mr. Rico Santos. The winners are as follows:
Cookfest 1st Samantha Loraine Enriquez (The Shining Pillar School)
2nd Roshell Alvarado (Pilar Elementary School)
3rd Lyka Barrion (Diwa Elementary School)
4th Genail Viscayno (Bagumbayan Elementary School)
5th Jeffrey Serrano (Sta. Rosa Elementary School)
1st Stefie Jayzel Tabaguero (Sta. Rosa Elementary School)
2nd Maricris Luise Rivera (JS Herrera Memorial Elem. School)
3rd Jenirich Bartolome (Balut Elementary School)
4th Samiel Bernabe (Northridge Montessori School)
5th Ellaine Joy Refil (Pantingan Elementary School)
1st Pilar Elementary School
2nd Panilao Elementary School
3rd Bagumbayan Elementary School
4th Diwa Elementary School
5th Sta. Rosa Elementary School
1st Cherrisse Gonzales (Diwa Elementary School)
2nd Cheryl Jasareno (Sta. Rosa Elementary School)
3rd Patricia Guido (Liyang Elementary School)
4th Jhaztin Jan Roque (Wakas Elementary School)
5th Christien Lance Pangangaan (Pilar Elementary School)
1st Philip Mones (Pilar Elementary School)
2nd Justin Michael Tranate (Wakas Elementary School)
3rd Philip Lorenz Casimiro (Diwa Elementary School)
4th Shane Ora (Bataan Christian School)
5th Joshue Caguimbal (Liyang Elementary School)
1st Kurt Paolo Espinosa (Don Pablo Roman Mem. HS.)
2nd Galilee Disda (Bataan Christian School)
1st Mayet Fria (The Shining Pillar School)
2nd Kryshna Khaleda Khan (Ala-uli Elementary School)
3rd Princess Shanlee Siron (Bagumbayan Elementary School)
4th Janine Mesa (Liyang Elementary School)
5th Crystal Elmaga (Panilao Elementary School)
1st Joerim Diosanta (Bataan Christian School)
2nd Rain Marjorae Pulido(Dr. Victoria Roman Mem. HS)
3rd Jheousajad Esmabe (Don Pablo Roman Mem. HS)
1st Ashley Warla De Leon (Nagwaling Elem. School)
2nd Jasmine Marie Nicolas (Diwa Elem. School)
3rd Aranbella Frankie Reyes (Balut Elem. School)
4th Maria Qwyneth Chavez (Bataan Christian School)
5th Kristine Jane Gueco (Wakas Elem. School
Over-All Champion Pilar Elementary School
1st Runner Up Diwa Elementary School
2nd Runner Up The Shining Pillar School
The winners for the individual categories received P300 for the first prize and P200 for the second prize and P100 for the first prize. For the Cookfest, the champion received P700, the second prize winner received P600, and the third placer received P500. Consolation prize of P300 each was also given.
For the Nutri-jingle, the first placer received P1000, second placer got P800, and the third placer received P700. Those who did not win got P500 each as consolation prize. The over-all winners received plaques.
With a great start like this towards a journey of healthier lifestyle for the Pilarians and with the support of our very dedicated Mayor Alicia D. Pizarrro, truly, this town is on its way to a healthier and fit citizenry.