Mayor Panaligan hails Calapeña spelling bee champion


Mayor Arnan Panaligan has hailed a Calapeña student who won a national spelling competition.

Panaligan welcomed in his office Jamila Daphelene S. Aceveda, a grade 6 pupil from Adriatico Memorial School, for being the national champion in the Iispel Mo: Pambansang Paligsahan sa Ispeling, a spelling contest in Filipino.

The said competition was sponsored by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino held at the University of the Philippines.

“Jamila obtained a rating of 95 out of 100 finishing far ahead of the delegates from Calabarzon Region (60) and National Capital Region (50),” Panaligan’s office said.

“Jamila will pursue her junior high school at the Philippine Science High School in Batangas City,” it added.

Present during the courtesy call were Ms. Aloha B. Abes, principal of Adriatico Memorial School, Ms. Anselma Pulhin, Filipino teacher of AMS and trainor-coach of Jamila, Mr. Danilo Aceveda, the grandfather of Jamila and City Administrator Atty. Adel Abas.

Meanwhile, Panaligan also met with Explosives and Ordnance Unit of Mimaropa Police Regional Office headed by Police Captain Justine Larioza.

“A number of these police officers will be assigned to the Calapan City Police Station,” the mayor’s office said.