by: Maurison Aquino
Cash incentives were given to 30 medalist-athletes of Regional 3-on-3 basketball, Philippine National Paragames and Philippine Games, today at the Division Office, Schools Division of San Carlos City. The amputi’y layag warriors who represented the entire Region 1 during the Palarong Pambansa 2018 received a total of Php105,000.00 cash incentives. Dr. Sheila Marie Primicias, Schools Division Superintendent, Mr. Mario Carińo, Assistant Schools Division Superintendent, Dr. Editha Pridas, CID Chief and Mr. Villamor Gloria, SGOD Chief/Sports Coordinator, awarded the cash incentives to the said athletes who won gold, silver and bronze medals. The said incentives came from Local Government Unit of San Carlos City’s 2018 Supplemetal Budget for Sports amounting to Php5,000.00 (National) and Php3,000.00 (Regional) for gold medalist, Php3,000.00 (National) for silver medalist and Php2,000.00 (National) for bronze medalist. “The San Carlos City delegation competed in athletic events, basketball, and taekwondo, and they did their best. We hope that by next year we could double or triple the numbers of participants for Palarong Pambansa. Because teamwork wins championship, we must be united in pushing and letting out athletes’ dream into a reality,” Primicias said. Gloria noted that San Carlos City delegation won 15 gold, four silver and three bronze medals in the said national competition. “They are the pride of San Carlos City. They are truly amputi’y layag warriors,” he added.