669 Tacloban delegates to join EVRAA Meet in Calbayog
TACLOBAN CITY (CIO) – The City Division of the Department of Education (DepEd) here said it will be sending a delegation of 669 to the Eastern Visayas Regional Athletic Association (EVRAA) Meet in Calbayog City this coming February 4-10, 2018.
Composed of Elementary and Secondary Athletes, School Heads and MAPEH Department Heads of the different public schools in Tacloban, the delegation will head off to Calbayog this February 2 and will be billeted at the Trinidad National High School. It will be competing with 13 other School Divisions from around the Region.
The 2018 Athletic Meet with the theme: “Sports, Culture and Environment: Bridging the Gap Shaping the Future,” will have its Grand Opening on February 4 in the afternoon at the NWSSU-RSU Oval.
Regional Development Council Chairperson and Tacloban City Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez is expected to attend the event which will be highlighted by a Thanksgiving Mass and a Grand Parade around Calbayog City Proper.
According to DepEd Sports Coordinator Dr. Jessica Abril the City Division hope to reap medals in 24 sports events in the athletic meet.
Abril also said that they are grateful for the support extended by the City Government through Mayor Romualdez to the delegation which included the provision of uniforms, transportation and food assistance.
Last year Tacloban City ranked 15 in over-all rankings of the regional sporting event. – Henry James Roca