TESDA awards PGS scholarship grants on Independence Day celebration
by Lorry V. Gabule
Lanao del Norte (12 June) -- June 12 marks a significant day for 547 scholars as they received the Pangulong Gloria Scholarship (PGS) vouchers from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) which were distributed through its eleven (11) partner Tek-Bok Providers in Iligan City.
The awarding highlighted the city's celebration of the 111th Philippine Independence Day held at the city plaza.
City key officials led by Congressman Vicente Belmonte, Representative of 1st District-Iligan City/Lanao del Norte, and Mayor Lawrence Cruz of Iligan City government, assisted by TESDA Lanao del Norte Provincial Director Rosita E. Villaroya awarded the PGS vouchers to the beneficiaries.
The scholarship program hopes to provide skills and competencies to job seekers through appropriate training programs that are directly connected to existing jobs for immediate employment and to empower private education and training institutions to offer relevant training programs that meet job requirements. (PIA-10) [top]