The City Government of Tarlac, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Central Tarlac, launched on October 8, 2018, the New Generations Week 2018 celebration, a program providing young Tarlaqueño leaders a glimpse of public administration, particularly local governance and policy development.
For a week, chosen Youth City Officials will participate in the daily activities of our elected City Officials in the exercise of their executive and legislative functions. Community immersion and the practice of parliamentary procedures were also included in the program.
The following students from various public and private high schools in the city emerged as this year’s City Youth Officials:
Youth City Mayor: John Vincent Grey (Tarlac Montessori School)
Youth City Vice-Mayor: Kenneth Alexis Paras (Maliwalo National High School)
Youth City Councilors:
Mark Cortez (Tarlac Montessori School)
Zechkarri Adam Santos (Don Bosco Technical Institute)
Sophia Sandico (Bayanihan Institute)
Godwin Boan Canlas (Tarlac Living Faith Academy)
Jhacob de Asis (Matatalaib High School)
Geraldine Balingit (Sto. Cristo Integrated School)
Sarah Arabella Canlas (Sto. Cristo Integrated School)
Christina Hanna Jane Bio (Our Lady of Ransom Catholic School)
Stacey Nicole Angeles (College of the Holy Spirit)
Jayzhel Apple Manalo (Maliwalo National High School)
Jaime Quiambao (San Luis Educational Foundation Inc.)
Leonard Bryan Balingit (Scholastica de Leau Mer Academy)
SP Secretary: Reiah Briones (Osias Colleges, Inc.)
Mayor Cristy Angeles, in her speech, encourages everyone, especially our city officials, to lead by example.
“I personally believe in leading by example. If we want to have these kinds of leaders, we should start training them the proper way while they are young. And we can do this by serving as good role models”.