More than 800 high school students from various private and public schools within the City of Bacoor took part in the Youth Summit held at Cinema 6 of SM City Bacoor. The event was made possible by the city government of Bacoor through the Bacoor Tourism and Community Development Council, Department of Education, City Social Welfare and Development, Population Office, Sangguniang Kabataan Federation, in cooperation with SM City Bacoor. The first-ever Bacoor Youth Summit gathered the city’s future leaders and tackled youth empowerment and values enhancement, as well as socially-relevant issues concerning the youth such as teen pregnancy and drug abuse. City of Bacoor Mayor Strike B. Revilla, PhD, who came with spouse Ms Chaye Cabal Revilla (incidentally one of the main supporters of said event), emphasized the importance of education during his message to the participants. He likewise urged them to be responsible and useful citizens, and enhance their God-given skills for a brighter future ahead of them. Other speakers during the day-long event were Anthony Pangilinan, Bro. Obet Cabrillas, Dr. Mike Montesa, Dr. Ryan Rabago, Butch Jimenez, and Coach Rio Dela Cruz.
(BPIO/Photos: Ruben Gabalfin)
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