The 4th Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Educational Fair was held on Dec. 3-4, 2009 at the Northwing Event Centre of Sm City Bacolod. It showcased the potential of the youth in Bacolod and Negros Occidental with the conduct of more events than the previous years.

The annual program was spearheaded by Bacolod and Negros Occidental Federation for ICT (BNEFIT), partner schools and institutions. Bacolod councilor and BNEFIT chair Jocelle Batapa-Sigue initiated the event starting 2005 ino rder to complement the efforts of the academe in developing the technical skills of the youth to address the manpower requirement of the business process outsourcing industry.



This year’s educational fair expanded from just covering high school and college but likewise the elementary level.  
 
For the on-the-spot Digital Arts High School Competition, the champion was Katrina Sagemuller of St. John Institute (SJI), followed  by Hazel May Meguiso (1st Runner-Up )of University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos  (UNO-R), and  Kevin Araneta (2nd Runner-Up) was of University of St. La Salle University (USLS) – Bacolod.
 
For on-the-spot Digital Arts College Competition, the winners were Kim Rey B. Tingson (Champion) of Visayan Maritime Academy, Jetz Alipalo (1st Runner-Up) of La Consolation College (LCC)-Bacolod and John Paul Artacho (2nd Runner-Up) of UNO-R.



Winners for Power Point Presentation-Making for High School were Kimberly Po (Champion) of SJI, Mary Lizabeth Riego (1st Runner-Up) of USLS-Integrated School, and Jhonel Espanola (2nd Runner-Up) of Negros Occidental High School.
 
Winners for on-the-spot Paint It contest for High School were Eunice Babe (Champion) of Bacolod City National High School (BCNHS), Cristine Cometa (1st Runner-Up) of SJI, and Rommel Diaz (2nd Runner-Up) and Mansilingan Agro-Industrial High School. For the Paint It elementary level, the winners are Kit Homer Taniongon (Champion) of UNO-R,  Sharina Parrocho (1st Runner-Up) of SJI and Alphonse Brillantes (2nd Runner-Up) USLS-IS.

For the ICT Quiz College Competition, the champion for this year was University Of Negros Occidental-Recoletos’Shemamee Clavecillas and Septie Rose Seraspe. The 1st Runner-Up from AMA Computer College’s Alvin James Bellen and Jamira Maestrecampo and 2nd Runner-Up were the team from VMA Global College consisting of Christine Joy Languita and Myles Estremera.



Winners for the ICT Quiz for High School were Mylene Acosta and Alea Jewelle Araneta (Champion) of the Bacolod City National High School. The 1st Runner-Up was the team from UNO-R composed of Jhonel Espanola and Katelynn Divinagracia, followed by and Romel Carmelo and Adrian Leonardia (2nd Runner-Up) from  Mansilingan Agro-Industrial High School.
               
Webpage Olympics winners were Ven Francis Dano-og (Champion) from AMA Computer College, Aron Diploma (1st Runner-Up) from Carlos Hilado Memorial State College – Alijis and Janzell Jurilla (2nd Runner-Up) of Carlos Hilado Memorial State College – Talisay.

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