PANABO CITY – The Local Government Unit of Panabo, through its City Information Office and media partners, joined the national celebration of Press Freedom Day, by virtue of Republic Act 11699, on August 24 – 30, 2022. The theme was, “Journalism under Digital Siege”.
Among the activities were the Lamdag Government Services Exhibit, On-the-Spot Photo Contest, News Broadcasting, and Quiz Bee Competition. Davao del Norte State College was declared as Champion in the Quiz Bee Competition and was represented by Leo Jay Hilamon and Noli Cajes, both from the Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Sciences program. There were mentored by Student Publication Coordinator, Czarina Nicole Lara M. Lanes.

The contest was also participated by North Davao Colleges, University of Mindanao – Panabo City, and Aces Polytechnic College. DNSC also sent delegates to the News Broadcasting Competition – College Category and is still competing as of today.