President Luis Abinader inaugurated the Gregorio Evertz Crispin secondary school, which was built with an investment of DR 127.08 million.
The center will house, in its 22 classrooms, a science laboratory and a computer lab, to benefit 770 students.
Walkiria Velázquez, a fifth year high school student, thanked the President for providing them with a new study home and with it, a new school stage, which offers them the opportunity to grow as individuals and as a community.
At the ceremony, the Vice Minister of Supervision and Quality Control of the Ministry of Education, Oscar Amargos, on behalf of the Minister, Ángel Hernández, highlighted the commitment and dedication of the President to ensure the quality and coverage of public education.
He expressed that the people of Villa Altagracia waited for 10 years to see this educational center open for their students, and today, as part of the change that is taking place in the Dominican Republic, it is a reality.
“It is also change that the students of this new school and all the others in this municipality, since yesterday (Friday), have the School Transportation service (TRAE), with 13 buses to cover three routes, with a staff trained for these purposes,” he said.
The governor was accompanied by the governor of San Cristóbal, Pura Casilla; the vice-minister of Relations with Civil Society, Benny Metz; the administrator of Egehid, Rafael Salazar, and the director of Regional 04 of Education, Julio César Tejeda.