By: LEANDRIA P. PAGUNSAN
BULAK, DAUIN, NEGROS ORIENTAL (PIA) — Bulak Elementary School in Dauin, Negros Oriental is the third recipient of computer equipment from the National Power Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). Two other schools, Mckinley Elementary School in Guihulngan City and San Jose Elementary School, Tanjay City were the other recipients.
In a simple turn-over ceremony held at Bulak Elementary School recently, Engr. Zosimo Briones, District III Head of NGCP who comes from Barangay Bulak handed over 10 units computer tab and one printer costing P55,000 to the school officials and students witnessed by Dauin vice-mayor Efreniano Partosa and Bulak barangay officials headed by barangay captain Artemio Alampag.
Briones in his speech talked about his happy days and struggles as an ordinary pupil of Bulak Elementary School way back in his elementary years. He encouarged the school children to study hard and use properly the computer tabs to upgrade their educational capabilities so that like him they too will be successful in their studies.
Briones also shared some tips on how the community in Bulak can help protect NGCP’s transmission lines as well as safety measures to avoid the dangers of electrocution by live wires in their transmission lines.
Bulak school principal Quennie Butalid thanked Engr. Briones in behalf of NGCP for the opportunity of acquiring these educational tools which according to her will not only uplift the intellectual capabilities of students, but will also raise the level of standard of education in their school.
Likewise, DepEd district Supervisor Virginia Tubio was grateful for these computer equipment because this will help develop the talents of their students for them to excel in various fields of academic competition with other schools.
Tubio was also happy to inform that a Science High School will soon rise in barangay Bulak right beside the school within the year.
In closing, Dauin vice-mayor Efreniano Partosa felt honored for Briones being a Dauinanon whose endeavors and hard work made him as one of the top officials of NGCP.
Partosa thanked NGCP for choosing Bulak Elementary School as one of the recipients of their computer donation program in Negros Oriental. (mbcn/LPagunsan/PIA7-Negros Oriental)