Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. meets with the provincial government's ten PWD (persons with disabilities) scholars on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. A program of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) headed by Dr. Neneth Pador, the PWD scholars are entitled to financial assistance of P28,000 each academic year.
ILOILO — Out of 467 teachers who participated in the nationwide 2015 Search for Outstanding Teachers of Metrobank Foundation, two Ilonggos made it to the top ten. Joining the rank of 336 teachers the foundation honored since 1985 were Rejie F. Palmos of West Visayas State University-Integrated Laboratory School and Dr. Myrna Libutaque of Philippine Science High School-Western Visayas Campus.
ILOILO — Ten persons with disabilities (PWDs) received their school allowances following the signing of their scholarship contract with the provincial government here recently. Each scholar got a monthly allowance of P2,500, an annual uniform allowance of P1,000 and bi-semester book allowance of P1,000.
ILOILO – Public schools that have been destroyed by typhoons in the past could continue the reconstruction, repair and improvement of their facilities with P12.3-million budget released on Monday. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. released the fund in check to repair 45 elementary schools (P7.2-million) and seven secondary schools (P1.4-million) in five congressional districts here.
ILOILO – The provincial government here will be accepting more scholars for the upcoming school year 2015-2016 to help poor yet deserving students earn a degree in college. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. has ordered that the number of scholars be increased from seven to ten per district making it 50 in total.