|Written by Provincial Information Office
|Monday, 27 March 2006 |
| PILAR, Bataan --- Governor Enrique “Tet” Garcia led Mayor
Charlie Pizarro, school principal Fanny De Roxas and other officials in joining parish priest Ernie De Leon in the blessing
of 2 new school buildings at Pablo Roman National High School, this town, on Friday afternoon. |
Garcia ordered the successive construction of the 2 new buildings upon the request of De Roxas and Pizarro citing the need
to accommodate the growing population of the school. Situated at the heart of the town, the school attracts big number of
enrollees every year.
An amount of P 1 million was spent for the construction of the
second 5-classroom building.
In his message, Garcia said immediately after getting
elected as governor in 2004, he already acknowledged the lack of school infrastructures in the province. He said despite limited
fund, he tried to attend to infrastructure needs of all schools.
De Roxas announced
that Garcia also provided funds for the repair of dilapidated classrooms in their school left unattended for years. “We
were able to repair broken doors and windows, and broken roofs because of the governor’s financial assistance”.
In expression of gratitude, the principal recited a poem she wrote, and a group of
student-artists performed an artistic interpretative dance for the governor.
he left, the amused governor announced his donation of P 20 thousand each to the PTCA and to the school’s Special Program
for the Arts amid the cheers of students.
Garcia is known for his deep concern for
the education of the youths like his hatching of the scholarship program for 6,000 college students in the province.