Mayor Mel Aguilar lauded the winners of 2018 Gawad Sikhay of the Division of City Schools-Las Piñas for ther exemplary service and commitment to education during a ceremony held on Tuesday.
Gawad Sikhay recognizes the outstanding services of school administrators, teachers, and non-teaching staff of Department of Education (DEpEd)- Las Piñas.
The awarding capped the celebration of National Teachers’ Month by the Division of City Schools of Las Piñas City.
According to Mayor Aguilar, “the practices of the winners of Gawad Sikhay should be emulated because these are models of outstanding commitment to their profession.”
The Gawad Sikhay Winners for 2018 are Rizal S. Martinez of Manuyo Elementary School (Non-Teaching Personnel Category), Leah B. Rivera of Almanza Elementary School (Alternative Learning System Category) , Luningning N. Angeles of CAA Elementary School (Elementary SPED Teacher Category), Roela C. Badiang of Las Piñas Elementary School Central (Elementary School Category), Cynthia B. Ong of Las Piñas North National High School (Junior High School Teacher Category) and Ignacio L. Son Jr. of Cluster 2 Las Piñas City National Senior High School (LPCNSHS) Doña Josefa Campus (School Head Category).
The mayor was assisted during the awarding ceremony by Dr. Loreta B. Torrecampo, CESO V (Schools Division Superintendent- Las Piñas City), Dr. Violeta M. Gonzales (Asst. Schools Division Superintendent), and Mrs. Eugenia V. Guerra (Chief, School Governance Operation Division).