By Lady Chaniyel T. Millares
The Junior High School students of MSC, together with their teachers joined the San Pablo community in celebrating the country’s 118th Independence Day at the city plaza. The event started with the flag raising led by San Pablo City officials.
Listening to the notable speakers during the event was another learning experience for the MSC students. Congresswoman Sol Aragones, Supt. Susan Oribiana, and Councilor Arnel Ticzon on behalf of Mayor Amben Amante talked about the role of our heroes in gaining the Philippine independence, and on the role of Filipinos especially the youth of today in preserving our freedom.
The event’s closing program was the floral offering at the foot of the Rizal monument.
After the city plaza Independence Day celebration, the MSC Junior High School students proceeded to SM City San Pablo to attend another program. The key speaker, Vice-Gov. Karen Agapay gave an inspiring message of what it is to be a Filipino. The program was highlighted by pledges to SM’s Project Smile.