"Pangulong Gloria Scholarship" marks Lanao Norte Independence Day celebration
by Lorry V. Gabule
Lanao del Norte (12 June) -- Approximately 495 scholars coming from Lanao del Norte National Agro-Industrial School in Bualan, Tubod, Lanao del Norte, the North Central Mindanao Colleges and the Christ the King College de Maranding in the municipality of Lala, Lanao del Norte, were awarded PGS vouchers during the celebration of the 111th Philippine Independence Day held at Lala Municipal Ground, Lanao del Norte.
Mayor Santiago L. Bontilao handed-over the vouchers to Tek-Bok Lanao del Norte Provincial Office.
Meanwhile, scholars from the municipality of Bacolod, Lanao del Norte received "Pangulong Gloria Scholarship" vouchers on the "Balik Buhay sa Mindanao," a community-based training on haircutting, and "Sa Tek Bok May Hanapbuhay Ka" program on beauty care.
The program aims at reducing the unemployment and underemployment rate in the country by helping students and local populace get immediate employment not only in their localities but also abroad.
Priority courses identified by TESDA are shielded metal arc welding, automotive servicing, construction services, bar tending, electronics, agriculture and fishery, health and community development, information technology, tourism and maritime. (PIA-10) [top]