Mark to teachers: Continue your noble profession
By Virgilio Sar. Maganes
ROSALES- Pangasinan’s gubernatorial aspirant Mark O. Cojuangco drew cheers and appreciation from 9,000 teachers of DepEd Pangasinan Division II when he attended the World Teachers Day celebration last October 3 held at the grounds of SM City Rosales here.
Cojuangco, who represented 5th District Rep. Kimi S. Cojuangco, lauded the teachers for their contribution in nation building and in molding the minds of the youth.
“Continue your noble profession. Kimi and I will always be here supporting you. I hope to make possible the “free master’s degree education” for all teachers of Pangasinan,” he said eliciting applause from the teachers.
The celebration was marked with various contests in which Cojuangco donated cash prizes.
Contests include zumba dancing, modern dance competition, Battle of the Bands, Teacher’s Got Talent, stand up comedy and the search for Mr. and Ms. DepEd Pangasinan II.p
Education Program Supervisor Arabella Soniega said that all the activities aims to showcase the teacher’s talents and exposing the teachers out of beyond their usual routines.
She also said that this is also to provide fun for the teachers.
“We would like to show that our teachers are versatile,” Pangasinan Division II Superintendent Donato D. Balderas, Jr. said.
He further explained (that) the versatility of the teachers is an indication of good teaching.
On the other hand, SM City Rosales’ management said that accommodating the teachers is one way of showing support and recognizing every teacher’s effort of their service and commitment in strengthening the community.
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