Red Phoenixes secure top positions in Iloilo City Boys’ and Girls’ Week

| 4 月 8, 2024

Hua Siong College of Iloilo representatives from the Junior High School Department earned positions in the 2023 Iloilo City Girls’ and Boys’ Week conducted by the Rotary Club of the Philippines, Iloilo Chapter.

FUTURE CHANGEMAKERS. Red Phoenixes ignited the Iloilo City Boys’ and Girls’ Week spirit as they took important roles as Boy and Girl officials. Photo courtesy of Lea Marie Examen

Therese Aby Gale Sullano earned the position as first City Councilor, Alfynn Zeller as fifth City Councilor, Gayle Frances Natividad as Senior Citizen Officer, and Frankie LLana Palacios as Local Economic Enterprise Officer

A total of seventy student officials currently in Grade 10 coming from different public and private schools were chosen after two stages of the screening process.

Last October 16, 2023, the representatives, headed by Mayor Jerry P. Trenas, together with other officials, attended the city’s regular Monday flag raising ceremony at Plaza Libertad in front of the City Hall and were introduced to city officials before reporting to their respective offices.

Moreover, the student officials were made to perform their specific duties and responsibilities, together with their counterparts, and began their hands-on training on city governance until October 20, 2023.

The representing first city councilor, Therese Aby Gale Sullano shared, “The experience was surreal. This memory is something that I wish to never forget, and never will,” when asked about her experience during her term.

Boys’ and Girls’ Week Celebration has been a tradition of the Rotary Club of Iloilo City and a legacy since 1975. This annual activity introduces the true essence of being a public servant and a government official while empowering young generation leaders.

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