The San Carlos City government turned over two projects, worth P6 million, at the Don Carlos Ledesma National High School in Barangay Buluangan, to the Department of Education yesterday.
Mayor Renato Gustilo, Congressman Gerardo Valmayor Jr. of the 1st District of Negros Occidental, and Anthony Liobet, schools division superintendent, led the formal opening of the audio visual room and a multi-purpose building, a press release from the city said.
The AVR was funded by the local government, worth P2,248,541.31, while the multi-purpose building has a budget allocation of P4,702,487.41 from Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara.
The construction of these projects was supervised by the Department of Public Works and Highways, and completed in the first and second quarters of 2021.
Gustilo said the local government is always supportive of the DepEd for the welfare of school children.
He encouraged the teachers as role models and frontliners to avail of the free vaccination program of the government so that herd immunity can be achieved soon, the press release said.
Liobet expressed his gratitude to the city officials for the support extended, especially for the two projects that the teachers of the school wanted to have.
DCLNHS principal Hernan Hemida said they are very lucky to receive the projects that will be useful and will serve as venues for various school activities.
He assured the city officials that they will take care of the facilities.
Present during the event were Vice Mayor Christopher Paul Carmona, Councilor Carlos Manuel Valmayor, Dennis Develos – OIC assistant schools division superintendent, DepEd supervisors, DCLNHS teachers, and Barangay Buluangan officials.*