Last March 1, 2013, Lorenzo Angelo M. Mapalo of Grade 7-St. Barachiel was declared champion in the MAKABAYAN category of the PAMARISAN division level championships of the National Quiz Bee held at La Salle, Greenhills, San Juan. Forty-eight schools competed in the said category with our delegate bagging the top prize. Lorenzo then represented the City of Marikina in the regional championships for the National Captial Region held last March 8, 2013 at the Jose Rizal University in which he emerged Second Runner-Up.
Congratulations, Lorenzo. Your IJA family is proud of you.