Doreen Solarte, a Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management student of Davao de Norte State College, was declared champion in the First National Intercollegiate Virtual Skills Competition, organized by the Alliance of Hospitality and Tourism Movers of the Philippines (AHToMP), last May 20 – 25, 2021. She was mentored by Mr. John Renald Dael.
The virtual competition featured 14 skills contests, welcoming tourism students all over the country. DNSC also placed third in the Domestic Tour Package Proposal. The College was represented by Ma. Lourdes Rebote, coached by Mr. Gerry Louis Gallano. Gerrald Canastra won third place in the Tara, Byahe Tayo: Virtual Tour Guiding. He was trained by Ms. Aivie Alfeche. Extemporaneous Speaker Kerwin Estaca finished fifth. He was assisted by coach Mecah Ella Monreal.
DNSC ranked sixth in the Tourism Quiz Bee with participants; Cherry Nova Ramos and Lovely Grace Cotara, together with coaches; Eunice Redith Manalo and Aurezel Jan Diamante. Other delegates were Judy Kris Sabas (coach: Ms. Micah Angela Reyes) for Face Mask, A New Normal Cultural Inspired Fashion, Yboyen Bohol (coach: Ms. Giylah Ashiyr Labayan) for Spoken Word Poetry in Filipino, and Mary Bless Araño (coach: Mr. Lounin Pono) for Tiktok Contest.