Monday, September 23, 2019

Sagay gets P2.2-M auto facilities from SKorea

A ROTARY Club from South Korea turned over about P2.2 million worth of Automotive Servicing Facilities to Sagay National High School as part of their Global Grant program recently.

Rotary Club of Gugweon District (RID 3740) in South Korea turned over $44,000 or about P2.2M worth of equipment for automotive servicing that will be used by SNHS Technical-Vocational Automotive Servicing students as part of the partnership of the organization with the Rotary Club of Bacolod North Sinigayan and Sagay City Government.

The turnover on March 21, is part of the P2.8 million project partnership of the institutions where the Rotary Club Bacolod North and its Sinigayan Satellite Club committed $1,000, while the city government funded renovation of the automotive servicing shop building worth P553,000.

SNHS Principal Rene Encabo said that this an opportunity for 21st century learners in Sagay to further enhance their skills and to respond to the new challenges of their time, adding that the school is very fortunate to be the beneficiary of these facilities in time with its 72nd founding Anniversary.

gWe can now push through to upgrade their technical skills and attain sustainability of transfer of technical-vocational learnings,h Encabo said, adding that with this new facilities, SNHS can be one of the technical hubs in Negros Occidental.

The partnership with the Korean Rotary organization will also give SNHS teachers a chance to be trained in Korea to upgrade its knowledge with international standards, the principal also said.

City Mayor Alfredo Mara?on III said that teachers and students of SNHS and even the City of Sagay are very lucky to be the recipient of this donation as with the use of these equipment, Tech-Voc students have more chances to be hired.

gThe Rotary Clubs support our cityfs thrust of being opportunity creators for our youth and the communities, complementing our mission to provide quality education to our children and preparing them to the world of work,h Mara?on said.

The symbolic wrench which was passed from the Rotary Club of Gugweon-South Korea to Rotary Club of Bacolod-North to the City of Sagay and to Sagay National High School marks the significant turn over which was followed by the signing of the Deed of Donation. (PR)


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