P-Noy gives speech at nephew Joshua Aquino’s elementary school graduation

GMA News report

 

President Noynoy Aquino delivered a speech yesterday at his nephew Joshua Aquino’s graduation from the elementary level of the Multiple Intelligence International School (MIIS) in Quezon City, reports GMA News Online.

At the ceremony held at the University of the Philippines Film Center, the President, who was the guest of honor, said, "The key to us reaching where we want to go is having a focus on the other rather than the self... With that focus, nothing is impossible."

Aquino praised the school’s teachers and the graduates’ parents who "have dedicated so much in making sure they (students) achieve their highest potential."

According to GMA News Online, the graduating class presented Aquino with a plaque pledging their commitment to protect and nurture the environment. In honor of the President, the school promised to plant 100 seedlings for the rehabilitation of the Mt. Makiling river system. The school also gave Aquino the book 8 Simple Secrets to Raising Entrepreneurs by MIIS founding director Mary Joy Abaquin.

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