Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte-Department of Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis-Briones, headed the Brigada Eskwela 2018 National Awards on November 23, Friday at the Zamboanga del Norte Convention and Sports Center, Dipolog City that was participated by 162 national delegates of the said department from all over the country.
In her message, Secretary Briones said, that the Brigada Eskwela 2018 National Awards is giving recognition to each individual or group who contributed to the Brigada Eskwela Program that has been implemented each year.
She added that the said program is made possible by the cooperation and unity of the parents, school officials, private sectors, and the government to prepare the public schools for the opening of each school year.Thus showing the spirit of volunteerism in the community.
Sec. Briones proudly announced to the delegates that the two cities of Dipolog and Dapitan as well as the province of Zamboanga del Norte has always been close to her heart for Dumaguete City is her hometown wherein it’s only a few hours away from here.
On the other hand, Governor Roberto Y. Uy and Mayor Darel Dexter Uy send their overwhelming gratitude to the DepEd Secretary for choosing Dipolog City as the venue of the said National Awards. And also thanked the teachers for molding the youth with right knowledge and understanding.
The two-day event was made successful with the support of the national delegates and awardee from all over the country, and the warm greeting and messages from the DepEd Secretary.(Lyza Merille Bautista)