Province of Benguet


Five grade 12 students of Benguet National High School (BeNHS) together with their coaches paid a courtesy visit to Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas to express gratitude for the Governor’s support and to present their success at the recently concluded 2023 Regional Science Fair.

The team exhibited their skills in robotics during the said fair held in Lagawe, Ifugao on December 7-8, 2023, earning them a place in the finals for Robotics Machine Team Category.

Among the team members, Bernadin Jr. Escobar clinched the first place in the Physical Science Individual Category, while Veinson Alcaraz emerged as the champion in the Robotics Intelligence Machine Individual Category. The other team members include Clark Dickson Carbonel, Ryden Flyndon Gillao, and Niccaella Walang.

Escobar and Alcaraz are set to represent the province and the entire region at the National Science Fair scheduled for March 2024.

Supervised by Imelda Espiritu, Eugene Espiritu, and Cheryl Garcia, who served as their coaches throughout the preparation and competition, the team expressed their gratitude to the Office of Governor Diclas for sponsoring their food and transportation during the event.

The Governor congratulated the team for their success and expressed hope they will inspire more youth to be also engaged in endeavors in the field of Science and Technology.