Sports: Panay Medallists to Get Cash Incentives Tomorrow
It will be the opportunity of Panay medallists who were part of Western Visayas contingent in the last 2012 Palarong Pambansa held in Lingayen, Pangasinan last May 6 to 12, 2012 to get their cash incentives from Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., tomorrow, June 7.
The awarding of cash incentives will be held at the Boracay Hall of the regional office of Department of Education starting at 9:00 in the morning.
Gov. Marañon will task Mr. Angel "Nonong" Verdeflor, Executive Assistant IV and Provincial Sports Coordinator to lead the group composed of personnel of Provincial Information Office (PIO) headed by Karen Dinsay and the Provincial Treasurer Office personnel.
The Negros Occidental PIO will facilitate the program and will show audio visual production of what happened in Lingayen and awarding of cash incentives among the medallists from Negros Occidental.
Verdeflor will deliver the message on behalf of Gov. Marañon; Mrs. Corazon Brown, Western Visayas DepEd Assistant Regional Director will welcome the awardees and officials present, with Regional BPESS Juliet Braga, WVRAA Tournament Director to acknowledge them, while Aklan most bemedalled athlete Angelica de Josef will give her response to the giving of cash incentives.
Last June 4, the Negrense athletes receive their cash incentives from Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., at the Negros Occidental Multi-Purpose Activity Center (NOMPAC).
About 43 Negrense athlete-medallists were recipients of the cash incentives worth P10, 000 for each gold medal, P5, 000 for silver and P3, 000 for bronze medals. In the team event, the champion receives P50, 000; P30, 000 for 1st runner-up and P10, 000 for 2nd runner-up.
The WVRAA emerged first runner-up behind National Capital Region with a total of 47 gold medals, 37 silver medals, and 39 bronze medals.
The Provincial Capitol earmarked the total amount of P1, 010,000 since the provincial government is also extending the cash incentives to Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) athlete-medallists from the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, and Iloilo.
Medalists from Panay are; (Iloilo) Lorenzo Capajo; Dexter Galos,Rowell Alarcon, Renz John Gemolaga, Julius Carl Berona, Evelyn Palabrica,Elena Camiring, Joneza Sustituedo, Ronald Lacson, Pia Angelica Barcino,Pamela Marquilleno,Ezel Divinagracia, Cherie Narisma and Berna Luz Talaron; and (Aklan) were Angelica De Josef, Jasmin Tayco and John Lloyd Batalla; (Capiz)- Jealyn Lancita and Juancho de La Cruz.
The Iloilo team of arnis will also get their cash incentives for leading the region in the competition both in the elementary and secondary divisions.*