SDO Lucena City recognizes Division BE Best Implementing Schools for SY 2021-2022
SDO Lucena City, through the School Governance and Operations Division-Social Mobilization and Networking, recognized Division Brigada Eskwela (BE) Best Implementing Schools during the 2022 Division Brigada Eskwela Awards at M.I. Sevilla’s Farm and Resort, Nov. 7.
Brigada Eskwela Awards had its roots in Republic Act 8525, known as the Adopt-a-School Program, which aimed to encourage and recognize volunteerism and public-private partnership in public education as it focused on the unique Filipino culture of Bayanihan.
SGOD Chief Education Supervisor Dr. Epifania F. Carandang welcomed the participants and congratulated the efforts and dedication of the school heads and coordinators in ensuring the schools are conducive and safe for learners. She also narrated the importance of cooperation and partnership in making DepEd’s programs, projects, and activities a reality.
SDS Dr. Hermogenes M. Panganiban congratulated the triumphs and victories of schools in promoting quality education in the Division. He also congratulated the eight National Qualifying Examination for School Heads (NQUESH) passers eligible for the Principal I and Assistant Principal positions.
Dr. Panganiban’s also mentioned the significant contribution of the Local Government Unit for all the assistance they have provided to SDO Lucena City.
Meanwhile, City Administrator Anacleto “Jun” Alcala Jr. represented City Mayor Mark Don Victor B. Alcala as he stated the LGU’s full support in implementing DepEd’s VMGOs. He emphasized that it should not only be reading but also comprehension to be the focus of intervention programs.
The following schools were hailed as the Best Brigada Eskwela Implementers for Elementary Level: Lucena East IX Elementary School (small category), Talao-Talao Elementary School (medium category), Zaballero Subd. Elementary School (large category) and Lucena West I Elementary School (mega category).
The Best Brigada Eskwela Implementers for Secondary Level are Gulang-gulang National High School-Domoit Annex (small category), Mayao Parada Agricultural Integrated High School (medium category), and Lucena Dalahican National High School (large category).
Special awards were also given to Lucena West I Elementary School and Mayao Parada Agricultural Integrated High School as both recipients of Brigada Pagbasa Advocacy Award and Home Learning Spaces Award.
A song number from Domoit Elementary School’s pride Ms. Michelle R. Legaspi and dance performances from selected teachers made the awarding ceremony livelier and more entertaining.
CID Chief Education Supervisor Ms. Josephine T. Natividad thanked the top management, program proponents, and technical working committee for the successful conduct of the program. She also congratulated the awardees and wished that the spirit of cooperation and volunteerism would continue in the years to come.
School heads, Adopt-a-School Program, and Brigada Eskwela Coordinators from the Districts of North, South, West, East, and Secondary Groups were also recognized during the event.
//Dr. Jennifer M. Oestar, EPS II-SMME