SAMAL CELEBRATES WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY
The local government of Samal pays tribute to its teachers by treating them to an entertainment show and raffle draws.
Island Garden City of Samal - In recognition and to pay honor to the teachers’ heroic role and contribution in building sustainable societies and progressive nation, the local government here spearheaded the celebration of World Teachers’ Day with this year’s theme “Gurong Pilipino: Turo Mo, Kinabukasan Ko” at Babak Gymnasium, Barangay Pichon District on October 5, 2018.
Pre-school, primary, secondary, tertiary of public and private school including Madrasah teachers from different district joined the parade led by drum and bugle corps.
Twenty teachers were given plaques of recognition for reaching 30 years in service and for their outstanding and exemplary performance that contributed to the development of the city.
At the start of the program, the 20 teacher-awardees made a grand entrance escorted by the city officials and department heads.
Mayor Al David T. Uy recognized the role of teachers in moulding the minds, spirits, and the future of the youths. Their invaluable contribution to the delivery of quality and accessible education of the youths was also noted.
“Let’s us help one another in looking after our youths, let’s prepare them to be a model for the next generation. The future of our youth lies in our hands,” Uy said.
Vice Mayor Orly A. Amit acknowledged the huge contribution of teachers in shaping and sculpting the future of their students, citing an author who was then ignorant but through the devotion of teachers he became famous in his field.
“Tungod sa mga maestra daghang mga bata nanga kabalo mosulat ug basa, mga pangandoy nga natuman,” (because of the teachers, a lot of children knew how to write and read and fulfilled their dreams) the vice mayor said.
Moreover, teachers have enjoyed the entertainment provided by the local government as gratitude for their invaluable contribution to the delivery of quality, accessible, basic education in the city.
They were also treated to raffle draws in which assorted items such as shoe racks, tables, printers, ID laminators, units of an electric fan, water dispenser, and other pieces of kitchenware were raffled off through electronic raffle system, including a brand new motorcycle, among others. /
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Teachers were treated to an entertainment show provided by the local government as gratitude for their invaluable contribution to the delivery of education in the city.