Recycled Art-Making Contest: A Tribute to Odette Victims

by Sharmaine D. Paglinawan, FEBRUARY 2022

On 16 December 2021, Typhoon Rai (local name Odette) brought torrential rains, violent winds, landslides, and storm surges in the provinces of Surigao del Norte and Dinagat Islands in Mindanao, in five provinces of Visayas, and in the island of Palawan in Luzon before it exited the Philippine area of responsibility on 17 December. (

For this month, we urged MPT South employees to make a poster art that pays tribute to the victims. Here are the artworks that captured the hearts of the judges and the poll voters:

Top 1: Byahe ng Pagbangon by Arlynn B. Papio, Operations Management

Materials Used: Used feathers, dried leaves, used crayons, used illustration board

Top 2: Tribute to Teteng by Mhanny Agusto, Communication and Stakeholder Management

Materials Used: Used Illustration board, dried leaves, used yarn, magazine cut-out




About the writer:

Sharmaine D. Pinagliwana. Psychology graduate from Cavite State University. Cat and dog lover. Terrible dancer who memorizes Eminem’s rap songs.