#DrawEpilepsy: A Creative Way of Raising Epilepsy Awareness

8 02 2016

A #DrawEpilepsy competition with a theme “People with epilepsy can lead normal lives” was held last September 2015 during the 14th National Epilepsy Awareness Week celebration of the UP-PGH Department of Neurosciences in cooperation with the Philippine League Against Epilepsy and Centre for Developmental Arts Manila, Inc.  A total of 99 entries from students ages 5-17 years were screened and graded by the following board of judges:

Baldwin Kho
Founder, Centre for Developmental Arts Manila, Inc. (CDAM)
International Humanitarian of Peace
2012 Asia and Oceania Outstanding Person with Epilepsy

Lloyd Perillo
Vice President, Centre for Developmental Arts Manila, Inc. (CDAM)
Director, Brent Sia Art Awards
Art Teacher

Ranil Sorongon
Advocate of Children with Disabilities
Philippine Partnership on Children with Disabilities (PPCWD)

Mario Fungo
President, Mandala Peace Art Initiatives, Inc.
Peace Representative, The World Peace Prayer Society

Fitz Sy Ocampo
Visual ArtistDEOVIR Art Supplies
DEOVIR Art Supplies
DEOVIR Art Supplies

Serene Low
Persatuan Epilepsi Malaysia2014 Asia Oceania Outstanding Person with Epilepsy
2014 Asia Oceania Outstanding Person with Epilepsy

Apple Valencia Tatay
2006 PLAE’s Epilepsy Exemplar Awardees
Epilepsy Philippines Advocate Network
Epilepsy Awareness Advocacy Philippines

Joahna Ibot
Epilepsy Awareness Advocacy Philippines

Jocylin Ching
Art Teacher
Graduate of Far Eastern University – College of Fine Arts

Raina Sheena Sy
2005 Brent Sia Art Award for Excellence Awardees
Graphic Artist

Architect Stephen Sha

 

The following are the winners of the #DrawEpilepsy contest:

Group 1: 5-8 Years Old

01 Nicholai Reilly Tan 1st 5-8.jpg
1st Place
By: Nicholai Reilly Tan

 

02 Timothy Sze 2nd 5-8.jpg
2nd Place
By: Timothy Sze

 

03 Theodore Lao 3rd 5-8.jpg
3rd Place
By: Theodore Lao

 

Group 2:  9-12 Years Old

01 Trisha Danielle Sia 1st 9-12.jpg
1st Place
By: Trisha Danielle Sia

 

02 Kristina Lorin Dela Cruz 2nd 9-12.jpg
2nd Place
By: Kristina Lorin Dela Cruz

 

03 Mark Julius Ang 3rd 9-12.jpg
3rd Place
By: Mark Julius Ang

 

Group 3: 13-17 Years Old

01 Chester Aaron Sia 1st 13-17.jpg
1st Place
By: Chester Aaron Sia

 

02 Justine sy 2nd placed 13-17.jpg
2nd Place
By: Justine Sy

 

03 Valiant Gene Sanchez 3rd 13-17.jpg
3rd Place
By: Valiant Gene Sanchez

 

Congratulations to all the winners!  Other drawings that received honorable mentions may be viewed and downloaded from the #DrawEpilepsy facebook page.

 

Let us celebrate the International Epilepsy Day! For more information, log on to epilepsy.org.


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