Cebu Normal University (CNU)-College of Teacher of Education (CTE) students were hailed 1st runner-up in the Junior Educators’ Alliance (JEA) Inter-school Quiz Bowl 2020.

The JEA Inter-school Quiz Bowl: Battle of the Brains was held last Friday, March 6 at the Audio Visual Room, Eriberto Jueco Sr. building of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) with the theme Equipping 12esponsive 21st Century Educators [sic].

12 students represented CNU which are composed of 2nd and 4th year students who major in Elementary and Secondary Education. They were grouped into two teams, with each team further divided into two to compete for both the General and Professional Education categories.  

Ma. Catherine Cauba, Andrea Dahlaine Pinos, and Chrysa Rose Pacina from CNU-Team B was awarded Best in Professional Education Category.

Six participants from CNU were also granted 50% review fee scholarship discount and another six with a P1,000 worth voucher, all sponsored by Modern Education for Teachers (MET) Review Center.

Dr. Janet Mananay, CNU Educators’ Council Adviser in an interview said that she congratulates this year’s JEA Inter-school Quiz Bowl participants and exhorts them to always remember to continue to excel.

The University of the Visayas (UV) was named Overall Champion, while the University of Cebu (UC) landed in the 2nd Runner-up spot for this year’s quiz bowl.

In the past, CNU has won 2nd place in the JEA Pasiklaban: Inter-school Quiz Bowl last 2017 and 2019.  

The JEA Inter-school Quiz Bowl takes place annually which started in 2016 and is participated in by universities across Cebu. It was participated this year by UV, CNU, UC, USPF, and University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R). (JDF)