WATCH. Distribution of educational assistance to 250 college students of Southland College in Kabankalan City.
College students enrolled at Southland College in Kabankalan City received educational assistance from the Provincial Government worth a total of P1.2 million, in a ceremonial turn over led by Governor Bong Lacson today.
The activity was attended by Sixth District Board Member Jeffrey Tubola, College President Juan Antonio Villaluz, Kabankalan City Vice Mayor and the school’s Executive Vice President, Miguel Zayco, Board of Directors Chairman Annette Villaluz, Vice President for Academics, Dr. Rhoda Amor, Negros Occ. Scholarship Program Division Head Karen Dinsay, and the parents and guardians of the scholars.
The Provincial Treasurer’s Office and NOSP facilitated the distribution of P5,000 to each of the 250 scholars.
Gov. Lacson advised the students to take their education seriously and use the financial assistance given to them judiciously.
“May you advance to be confident individuals, responsible citizens, and effective contributors to our community, to our society and our nation,” said Gov. Lacson.
He also thanked Vice Mayor Zayco, local officials of Kabankalan City, and the Southland College Management for their commitment to the furtherance of the Negrense youth education.
“May this activity motivate our continued and sustained efforts to think of ways how to further achieve the kind of quality education our learners deserve,” said the governor.