Albee thanked for assistance



on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Melina Monecillo of Barangay Lantad in Silay City, recently thanked Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd Distict) for the educational assistance given to her daughter, a press release from his office said yesterday.

She said her daughter Angel in 2015 graduated Cum Laude from STI-WNU with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Criminology.

Angel Monecillo is one of the more than 7,000 students from all over the Third District of Negros Occidental who has successfully graduated from college under the educational assistance program of Benitez since his first term of office in 2010

Closely coordinating with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the office of Benitez e is able to facilitate assistance for students enrolled in both public and private colleges in the District and in Bacolod City, the press release said.

On Saturday at the Silay City Plaza covered court, a total of 1,600 old and new grantees of the Tulong- Dunong Program met with Benitez for a dialog and an orientation from CHED Region VI representatives on new guidelines of the program.

CHED officials at the orientation were Cristy Laurente representing regional director Cesar Medina and Supervisor Ma. Karen Catalina Zaldivar.

Silay City Mayor Mark Golez welcomed the guests and participants to the orientation and dialog.*