Camp Melchor F Dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela- The 5th Infantry (Star) Division sponsored the conduct of a Poster Painting Contest as part of its Pre-Anniversary activities at the Officers’ Clubhouse on May 01, 2017.
The contest which has t wo (2) categories (High School and College Level) was participated in by twenty-three (23) High School and College Students coming from the Division’s area of responsibility.
The contest themes are: “Super Like Star Troopers, Idol Ko!” for the High School Category; and “Kapayapaan Ang Aming Pangarap. Lisanin Ang Walang Kabuluhang Pakikipaglaban Sa Gobyerno” for the College Category.
MGen Paul T Atal, D.P.A. AFP, Commander and the Guest Speaker during the closing ceremony of the activity thanked the board of judges and the participants of the contest and talked about the desire of the Command to win the peace for everybody’s benefit in the Division’s Area of Operations. “Our desire is to have peace in our locality so, let these young artists paint what is it in their minds that best demonstrate what we are longing for.” MGen Atal said in his speech.
The Board of Judges during the competitions were Architect Bagnos A Quebral Jr, the Chairman; Mr. Josaphat C. Calauad, LLB, Ph.D., OIC High School Coordinator, Gamu Rural High School; and Col Vincent B. Iringan GSC (INF) PA, Chief of Staff, 5ID.