Every year, chosen students from different primary and secondary schools, get the chance to act and assume the part of different vital positions in the municipality for one whole week. These key positions include Mayor, Vice Mayor, Councillors, Municipal Judge, Chief of Police, Municipal Engineer, and other departmental heads.
In the year 1986, the then Angat Mayor, Hon. Leonardo R. De Leon started this practice, which was approved by then Bulacan Governor Roberto Pagdanganan. Since then, It was adapted and practiced yearly by the entire province of Bulacan and until now, it has become one of the highlights of primary and secondary schools events.
These young students are being taught the value of leadership, being good sons and daughters to their parents and responsible citizens of the community. They are not just being moulded to become future community leaders but they are also taught the value of honesty, self discipline, sincerity, hard work, and respect to others. Everyday, the town Mayor held symposiums attended by these young leaders, intended to inculcate in their young minds that they are the next in line, the future leaders who will be the hope of our motherland, and readying them to be tough yet humans with good hearts always ready to help the people who are in need. As leaders, they are being trained that leadership requires sacrifice and being selfless, as leaders are also servants.
This year, in line with the government’s intense campaign against illegal drugs, our local units has come up with awareness and prevention programs on adolescent drug abuse. Since abuse of alcohol and illicit use of illegal drugs has destroyed lives and families and continues to be one of the major health problems across the country, our leaders had come up with programs that promote active participation of our youth on sports, music and arts and spiritual uplifting activities.
This year, Boys and Girls Week in our town of Angat starts on November 07 until November 11, 2016. The Municipal government intend to continue this event every year and help shape our future leaders…