13 June 2014 – the Regional Nutrition Evaluation Team (RNET) together with the National Nutrition Council Calabarzon staff deliberated on the results of the evaluation conducted in line with the Search for the Regional Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar (ROBNS) 2013 at the 3rdFloor Conference Room, Center for Health Development IV-A Building, Quirino Memorial Medical Center Compound, Project 4, Quezon City.
The RNET members reviewed and assessed the performance of each BNS contender through the evaluation forms and as well as the examination, and finally declared Ms. Efigenia Javier of Barangay Maharlika East, Tagaytay City as the Regional Outstanding BNS (ROBNS) garnering a score of 96.0%. Though it was the very first time for BNS Javier to compete, the RNET saw her potential as an outstanding volunteer worker, implementing quality nutrition programs and projects in their communitywith the able support of the Barangay Nutrition Committee.
NPC Carina Santiago and RNET Vice-Chair Precilla Escalante of DSWD Calabarzon along with the rest of the RNET members are hopeful that BNS Javier will bring home the 2014 NOBNS title. As finalist for the Search for the National Outstanding BNS 2013, BNS Javier will be evaluated by the National Evaluation Team in August 2014.