Benguet CARES (Cordillera Athletic Recognition for Excellence in Sports) Awards program
The Provincial Government of Benguet led by Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas recognized athletes and other sports icons, executives and enthusiasts in the Cordillera region who made significant contributions in the world of sports, during the Benguet CARES or Cordillera Athletic Recognition for Excellence in Sports Awards program in Baguio City on April 22, 2022.12 individuals were given major awards while 24 athletes in 12 different sport disciplines were given citations. Major awards include the Athlete of the Year, Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement Award, Sportsman of the Year, Coach of the Year, Executive of the Year, Young Sports Achiever of the Year, and four posthumous awards. More photos: https://bit.ly/BenguetCares
Driven by its mission: Ensure Improvement of Quality of Life in Benguet, the Province of Benguet obtained a human development index of 0.883 in 2009. The province of Benguet promises its constituents high age expectancy, accessible high caliber education and more than sufficient way of living. This, however, can't be achieved without the help of its people.
The cultural beliefs and innate characteristics of the people made it possible for them to strive and develop higher quality of life without destroying the cradle that they live in.