Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. welcomes visitors from Galing Pook Foundation led by former Negros Occidental Governor Rafael Coscolluela on Thursday, July 13, 2017. The Galing Pook team is in Iloilo to conduct an evaluation of the school-based multi-purpose teen center project of Gov. Defensor. Also in photo is Provincial Population Office (PPO) chief Ramon Yee (2nd from right)
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. distributed cash incentives to the Iskolar sang Iloilo (provincial government scholars) who graduated from the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) recently.The granting of cash incentives was one of the policies set and approved by the Provincial Scholarship Management Board. The provincial government scholars who received cash incentives from Gov. Defensor were (from left): Liandro Sanquilos (BS Fisheries) - P1,000; Glydil Rose Patigas (BSBA Marketing) - P1,000; Jessa Salido (BSBA Marketing, Cum Laude) - P3,000; Jose Palmon, Jr.
Gov. Arthur Defensor gave medals and certificates to the 61 provincial government scholars dubbed as "Iskolar sang Iloilo" who graduated this year during the testimonial luncheon for the 116th foundation anniversary of Iloilo province at the Casa Real de Iloilo on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Four scholars were Magna Cum Laude graduates while 16 others obtained Cum Laude honors.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. leads the ribbon cutting during the inauguration of the Teen Add multi-purpose teen center at Tambaliza National High School in Pan de Azucar Island, Concepcion, Iloilo on Friday, April 7, 2017.
Sixty-one Iskolar sang Iloilo recipients are graduating this year. Four of them are Magna Cum Laude graduates while 16 others obtained Magna Cum Laude honors. Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. said the provincial scholars will be given fitting recognition during the Testimonial Luncheon for the 116th Foundation Anniversary of Iloilo province on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Casa Real de Iloilo.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Estancia Mayor Rene Cordero cut the ribbon to officially open the Teen Hive teen center in Estancia National High School (ENHS) last March 31, 2017. Teen Hive is the 45th multi-purpose teen center established in major secondary schools in the province. Assisting them in the ribbon-cutting were Provincial Population Office (PPO) chief Ramon Yee and ENHS principal Marilyn Dolendo.
One hundred nineteen public schools in 32 municipalities in the province received financial assistance from the Iloilo provincial government through the Provincial School Board (PSB) chaired by Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The financial assistance totalling P33,874,944.73 ranges from P60,000 to P1,000,000 depending on the project proposal submitted by the recipient schools.
A festive atmosphere marked the inauguration of Iloilo province’s 44th teen center in Batad National High School (BNHS) on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The faculty and students presented dance and song numbers to the delight of guests especially Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., OIC Schools Division Superintendent Felisa Beriong, Provincial Population Office chief Ramon Yee and Batad Mayor Pedro Alarcon.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (4th from right) leads the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the 43rd teen center in the province, Sentro Lamharon in Palangguia National High School, Pototan, Iloilo on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Assisting Gov. Defensor are (from left) Provincial Population Office chief Ramon Yee, Board Member Emmanuel Gallar, Pototan Mayor Tomas Penaflorida, and school officials.