BANGUED, Abra – Mrs. Ruby Bersamin formally opened the Tagisan ng Angking Kakayahan, Isip at Talento Season 2 held at Amphiteathre, Victotia Park, Casamat Hill with the total of 112 elementary students and 24 secondary students who will compete for this years lined up contest activities.
Vice Governor Rosario Bersamin, together with the Department of Eduation Officials attended the said program.
Bersamin’s message focused on education is not the only way, but the best way to get out of poverty.
“You need to get the necessary skills not only to use it in our province but to compete in life with the rest of the population in the country and of course outside the Philippines. We all know that Filipinos are everywhere, known for their very good skills. That I want you all to be. You have right now the basic skills for competing the rest of the world in getting good jobs. What I can only say is complete your education. And then give back to the community and train the rest of the youth in the province to be as good as you are. We, Takit and I are always here ready to help for the best we can regarding what we can give you for your education. Because I believe this is our basic need to fight poverty and leave this kind of life we had here in Abra,”Ms. Bersamin stressed.
She also gave some insights for the parents who were present during the program, “Family starts the best education a child can first acquire. Parents, start training your kids to be good citizens. Everything starts at home. Thank you for being here. Showing your support to your children.”
After giving her message, Bersamin gave Tagisan T-shirts to selected individuals. Accompanied by Vice-governor Rosario Bersamin and Mr Serafin Alzate, Provincial Information Officer of Abra.
The said radio quiz show will run until December, 2015, very Sunday of the week. Schools are scheduled prior to the day of their competition.
By Dexter A. See and Serafin Alzate
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