Held at the Tacloban City Stand Alone 1 Senior High School, the FFLA team welcomed players and their parents, and guests from the Department of Education - Tacloban City Division.
A short program was prepared to present awards and medals to the players, deliver messages of encouragement, and present the FFLA accomplishment report for pilot schools: San Joaquin, Tanauan, and Palo.
Don’t work for recognition, but do work worthy of recognition.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Medals, certificates, and FFLA drawstring bags and other items were given to FFLA Most Outstanding Player awardees, Good Sport awardees, Persistence awardees, Most Respectful awardees, and Academic awardees to acknowledge the players’ good behavior, academic achievements, and commitment to the Football for Life programme.
FFLA coach Reuben Ranille gave the opening remarks, followed by a message from guest speaker, Dr. Thelma Quitalig, Schools Division Superintendent, Tacloban City.
Guest speaker, Dr. Thelma Quitalig, gave an inspirational speech to the FFLA players and their parents, and commended the FFLA team for the Football for Life Academy programme which offered complementary support to the children’s education.
Players from various partner schools showcased their talents in singing and dancing.
Mr. Rufino Almaden from the Tanauan School of Craftsmanship and Home Industries, shared words of encouragement to the players, stressing on the importance of skill-enhancing programmes such as the FFLA to hone the children’s potential in sports and open opportunities for them to explore their potential and career tracks.
The program concluded with a spirited applause to a successful recognition ceremony and more so, for everyone’s participation that made FFLA’s implementation for the school year productive and truly memorable.
From the FFLA team, we thank everyone for coming and hope that the next school year be once again filled with playing, dreaming, believing, and achieving!
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