Palo, Leyte, Eastern Visayas – The Department of Education, Regional Office VIII will be celebrating its 40th Founding Anniversary on July 7-8, 2015. The anniversary is anchored on the theme “Padayon: A story of recovery and hope.”
This year’s celebration is a remarkable event for DepEd RO8 since it will be commemorating its milestones for the past four (4) decades. One of the highlights of the activity is the awarding ceremony which aims to give due recognition to DEPED RO8 teaching and non-teaching employees for the exemplary performance that contributed to the success of the implementation of DepEd’s programs and projects.
Preliminary activities shall include mass in the morning and ribbon cutting of the Project BEST office. To make the event vibrant, there will be a street dancing around the Government Center and a basketball games for regular permanent employees of DepEd RO8. There will also be presentations by decades during the awarding ceremony to depict the different milestones of DepEd RO8.
A Tech-Voc Booth Display will also showcase the unique features and the progress of DepEd RO8 for the last (4) decades. This will include display of products and services offered by Tech-Voc schools.
Regional Director Luisa Bautista-Yu, in her meetings with the committees, underscored the importance of this event and urged everyone to give their full cooperation for a meaningful DepEd RO8 Ruby anniversary celebration.