Last Friday, a turnover ceremony was held at Venue 88, General Santos City, to mark the leadership transition in the Department of Education’s Sarangani Division. Gildo G. Mosqueda, CEO VI, who had been serving as the Schools Division Superintendent, officially handed over his responsibilities and authority to Ruth L. Estacio, CESO VI, who was assigned as the new Superintendent.

Attended by various DepEd officials, educators, and stakeholders in the education sector, the occasion marked the start of a new era for DepEd Sarangani.

The turnover ceremony was an opportunity for Mosqueda to bid farewell to his colleagues, staff, and friends, and for them to express their appreciation for his leadership and contribution to the division’s growth and success.

APPRECIATION. Board Member Jess Bascuña hands Mosqueda a plaque of appreciation for his service as SDS of Sarangani for over three years. (Photo by Jonathan Agreda)
Sangguniang Panlalawigan Board Member Jess Bascuña awarded Mosqueda a plaque, recognizing his dedication to the education sector and for his tireless efforts to improve the quality of education in Sarangani.
Meanwhile, the event was also a warm welcome celebration for the new Schools Division Superintendent, Ruth L. Estacio.
She brings with her a wealth of experience, having previously served as the Assistant Schools Division Superintendent of the same division. She is expected to continue the strong tradition of academic excellence and innovation that has become the hallmark of DepEd Sarangani.
CHANGE OF HANDS. Mosqueda turns over to Estacio a copy of the Division Education Development Plan, symbolizing the latter’s acceptance of the responsibilities and authority to turn said plan into reality. (Photo by Jonathan Agreda)

During the turnover ceremony, Mosqueda presented Estacio with a copy of the Division Education Development Plan, symbolizing the official transfer of leadership.

In his remarks, Mosqueda expressed his gratitude to the educators and staff of DepEd Sarangani, saying that it was an honor to have served as their leader for many years.

Estacio, in turn, thanked Mosqueda for his guidance and mentorship and vowed to continue the division’s tradition of excellence. She emphasized the importance of collaboration and teamwork in achieving the division’s goals and called on everyone to work together to provide the best possible education to the students of Sarangani.

The attendees expressed their excitement and enthusiasm for Estacio’s appointment and shared their hopes and expectations for the division’s future under her leadership.

The event was an opportunity for Estacio to connect with the educators and stakeholders in the education sector and to establish a positive and collaborative relationship with them.
WARM WELCOME. Board Member Bascuña welcomes Estacio to Sarangani. (Photo by Jonathan Agreda)
The Department of Education congratulates both Estacio and Mosqueda on their new appointments and wishes them all the best in their future endeavors.The department remains committed to providing the best possible education to all Filipino learners and looks forward to working closely with its new leadership team to achieve this goal.

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