Guv turns over P38.5M educ fund


Gov. Bong Lacson turned over checks worth a total of P38,350,000 to the Department of Education – Division of Negros Occidental, Negros Occ. High School (NOHS), and Negros Occ. National Science High School (NONSHS) for the implementation of Special Education Fund Projects in public schools in the province.

The checks were received by the district supervisors under DepEd – Division of Negros Occidental and other school beneficiaries, at the turnover ceremony held at the Capitol Grounds in Bacolod City, today, May 24.

The district schools of Moises Padilla, Don Salvador Benedicto, San Enrique, Murcia, Pontevedra, EB Magalona, Valladolid, Toboso, Hinigaran, and Ilog received P3 Million each for the various priority projects; NOHS received P5 Million subsidy for its operations including small infra projects and payment for utilities, security and non-teaching personnel; while NONSHS received P3,350,000 for various school operations and projects.

Present in the turn over were Negros Occ. Provincial Administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, DepEd – Negros Occidental Schools Division Superintendent, Marsette Sabbaluca, Assistant Schools Division Superintendents Lynee Penaflor and Sally Senayo, NOHS Principal Mario Amaca, and NOSNHS – Victorias Campus Principal, Emma Dequito, among others.