A Grade 11 student from Foundation Preparatory Academy Senior High School Department bagged the title as Lakan ng Wika held August 28 at City Mall Dumaguete.

Dale Adam Tumala, a student of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Track, was adjudged as this year’s Lakan ng Wika. He competed against 7 other contestants from the various public and private high schools in the City of Dumaguete.

Apart from winning the title, Tumala also won two minor awards namely: Best in National Costume and Best in School Uniform.

Meanwhile, Rei Erika Dawn Macion, a grade 11 student from the Humanities and Social Science Track, also won as first runner-up for the Lakambini ng Wika.

Lakan at Lakambini ng Wika was held to highlight the celebration of the “Buwan ng Wika” among private and public high schools in Dumaguete City.