24 October 2012–The Area Finals phase is officially over.
The 10th Search for Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations, also known as TAYO 10, has successfully identified the top 20 organizations from all over the Philippines to compete at the National Finals. They are as follows:
Kythe Ateneo of Ateneo De Manila University, Quezon City
La Salle Debate Society of De La Salle University, Manila
Mu Sigma Phi Sorority of University of the Philippines, Manila
One Million Lights Philippines
Phi Kappa Mu Fraternity of University of the Philippines, Manila
Angat Kabataan from Taytay, Rizal
Development Communication Society of Benguet State University, Benguet
Electrical Engineering Society of Ramon Magsaysay Technological University, Zambales
Kalipunan Marketing Junior Executives of University of the Cordilleras, Benguet
Students in Free Enterprise of University of Luzon, Pangasinan
Cebuano Youth Ambassadors from Cebu City
English Society from Ibajay, Aklan
Hayag Youth Organization from Ormoc, Leyte
Molo Community Extension Service Society of John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University, Molo, Iloilo
Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers-Student Chapter of West Negros University from Bacolod, Negros Occidental
Dire Husi Initiatives, Inc. from Cagayan De Oro City
I CAN Make A Difference, Inc. from Zamboanga City
Monte-Verde 4H Club from Zamboanga City
Students in Free Enterprise from Sultan Kudarat State University
Tingug-CDO from Cagayan De Oro City
Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards Foundation received a record-breaking 269 entries this year from different youth organizations all over the Philippines. After the Paper Screening, 51 organizations got through the Area Screening Phase and proceeded to the Validation Phase, 40 of which made it to the Area Finals.
The top 5 organizations were identified in each area through the Area Finals phase conducted from October 8 to 19, 2012 in Manila for NCR, Baguio for Luzon, Cebu for Visayas, and Cagayan De Oro for Mindanao. These 20 youth organizations now await to compete to be deemed TAYO 10’s best 10 in the National Finals to be held on November 11-15, 2012.
TAYO Awards Foundation, Inc. is located at 2602-C East Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Center, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City and can be reached through email ([email protected]) and through the numbers 0917-TXT-TAYO (09178988296) and (02) 687-5917.
TAYO 10 is co-presented by Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines and implemented in cooperation with the National Youth Commission and the Office of Senator Kiko Pangilinan.