Arroyo gives educational aid to 200 students-A A +A
Friday, March 15, 2013
STA. RITA - At least 200 students from different schools received educational assistance from Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (second district) on Thursday.
The distribution of the grants was led by Arroyo's son, Ang Galing partylist Representative Juan Miguel "Mikey" Arroyo and Sta. Rita Mayor Yolly Pineda at the municipal hall.
Mikey, during the distribution, urged students to study hard in order for them to help their parents in uplifting their lives.
"We should thank God for the opportunity to study and for the people giving assistance to us," Mikey added.
Pineda appealed to students to finish their studies for they are the hope of Sta. Rita and the province of Pampanga. The students, enrolled at the Don Ventura Technological State University, Guagua National College (GNC), and Mary the Queen College among others, received P2,500 each.
Also present during the distribution were Arroyo’s spokesperson Len Bautista-Horn and 2nd district Board Member reelectionist Art Salalila.
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on March 15, 2013.