City Mayor Ericson Singson distributed school bags to the different elementary schools in the city.

“This is our continuous way of showing support to our children,” City Mayor Singson said.

There were more than 1,000 recipients.

City Mayor Singson was accompanied by City Councilors Kristelle Singson-Martinez, Nestor Itchon, Aileen Acal, Charina Bona, David Wagayen, Godofredo Abrero, Oscar Balagot, ABC President John Paul Singson, Candon Schools Division Supt. Gemma Tacuycuy and the different school heads.

City Mayor Singson said that education will always be among the top priorities of his administration pointing out the importance of education to every Candonian.

Next to be distributed to schools are books.

Candon City is the center of education in Southern Ilocos Sur.

The city government has support for elementary, high school and college candonians.

Daycare pupils were provided books while first Year or grade 7 Candonians are given financial awards.

The city government maintains 350 college scholars and provides P12, 000 financial support to each scholar annually.