June 21, 2024

The municipality of Bontoc, Mountain Province has rewarded with cash incentives the medalists and coaches in the recent Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (Caraa) Meet 2024 held in Luna, Apayao, from April 15 to 19.

Gold medalists Jeflyn May Molina for arnis secondary and Lj Xyserlyn Dongpopen for wrestling secondary received P5,000 each while  Claynelle Bayle and Efren Joe Cayabas who won gold medals in lawn tennis se-condary boys-doubles received P10,000.

CARAA 2024 MEDALISTS — Bontoc, Mountain Province officials led by Mayor Jerome Tudlong, Jr. handed over the cash incentives and certificates of recognition to the athletes and coaches who won medals in the recent CARAA 2024 Meet held in Luna, Apayao last month. — Bontoc PIO photo

The silver medalists who received P3,000 each were Emilio Faycan, Jr. for arnis secondary; Edrian Vidal, Jarence Tanalteg, Althea Bomongal, and James Harley Tifang for athletics; Jensen Constantine Begay and Ronald Gallawen for boxing; and Jesophat Almendral, Christy Belle Pat-o, and Jullienne Kate Pey-agen for pencak silat.

The bronze medalists who got P2,000 each were Aron James Payoc-yoc, Ulick Dwayne Patingan, and Agaman Joy Payocyoc for arnis; Justine Tipang for athletics; Roscoe Kadchao for lawn tennis; Nicolas Baniswal, Gillian Marie Bangdo, and Agape Cesha Ngollob for pencak silat; Angel Fang-asan, Nicole Uriah Goyen, and Raflin Lomong-oy for taekwondo; and Tala Pangesfan, Jeaprille Grace Pakiki, and Elmer Jules Afidchao for wrestling.

Mayor Jerome Tudlong, Jr., lauded the athletes, coaches, and trainers for bringing honor and pride to the municipality and the province as a whole.

The trainers and coaches were given certificates of recognition and financial incentives equivalent to 10 percent of the incentive received by their athletes, as stipulated under Ordinance 381, s. 2023. – Bontoc PIO