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Cebuano places 3rd in blogging contest

/ 06:34 AM April 25, 2012

A Cebuano placed third in the 5th Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) Triennial Awards blogging contest.

Vernon Go bagged the third place with his blog on Glicerio “Nono” P. Lucrecia, an exemplary individual nominee in the 4th RAFI Triennial Awards, in his blog site Vernon Go.

JR Lopez Gonzales of South Cotabato placed first with his post titled “Drawing Mindanao’s Portrait of Change” in his blog Politikalon. The blog features 10 RAFI Triennial awardees from Mindanao. Gonzales is teaching at the Mindanao State University (MSU)-Iligan Institute of Technology and the editor-in-chief of MSU College of Law-Iligan’s school paper.


Winning second place was Warlie Diaz of Guimaras with his blog on “Participatory Research Organization of Communities and Education Towards Struggle for Self-reliance (Process) Foundation,” in his blog site Seventh Sanctum. Process is one of the outstanding institution finalists in the 1st RAFI Triennial Awards.

The first prize winner received P25,000; second prize, P20,000; and third prize P15,000. Each winner also received plaques.

The RAFI blogging contest aims to promote the inspiring stories and work of recognized grassroots heroes in the Visayas and Mindanao and highlights the RAFI Triennial Awards and its awardees and finalists.

Guided by the theme “Shaping the big picture of change,” entrants were expected to do background research on the lives and works of RAFI Triennial awardees and finalists nearest their area.

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