By Dominic B. dela Cruz Staff reporter Laoag City —The Dept. of Education chose Apaya Elementary School principal Joel N. Remigio as one of the 12 awardees of the Ulirang Guro in Filipino nationwide search. Laoag City schools division superintendent Dr. Cecilia Aribuabo proudly made the announcement stressing that the Laoag principal was chosen among thousands of teachers in the entire country. The search, spearheaded by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF), had national artist Virgilio S. Almario as chairperson. Dr. Aribuabo hopes that this award would serve as an inspiration to other local teachers, especially those in her division, to follow Mr. Remigio’s footsteps. She added that the fact that Mr. Remigio is the sole awardee from Region I makes the city division especially proud of this award. Mr. Remigio, for his part, thanked the city division as well as the DepEd regional office for the trust and confidence given to him to represent the entire region
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