|BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 864 - AN ACT
CHANGING THE NAME OF THE PARARA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN THE MUNICIPALITY
OF TIGBAUAN, PROVINCE OF ILOILO, TO MAYOR EUGENIO T. TORRENTO MEMORIAL
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL |
the late Mayor Eugenio T. Torrento, who was born in Barangay Parara,
Municipality of Tigbauan, Province of Iloilo, on 31 August 1911, had,
at the time of his death on 30 March 1983, served the Municipality of
Tigbauan for half a century in various capacities, namely, as
policeman, chief of police, guerilla leader, councilor, vice-mayor, and
as mayor for twenty-five (25) years; |
WHEREAS, the late Eugenio T. Torrento's rise to leadership in the Municipality of Tigbauan in spite of humble beginnings and his attachment to and concern for the common man, provided, and undoubtedly will continue to provide, inspiration to the youth of the Municipality of Tigbauan, particularly his barangay of birth, Parara; and,
WHEREAS, in view of the foregoing, it is fitting and proper that the elementary school of Barangay Parara be named in honor of the late Mayor Eugenio T. Torrento: Now, therefore,
Section 1. The name of the Parara Elementary School in the Municipality of Tigbauan, Province of Iloilo, is changed to Mayor Eugenio T. Torrento Memorial Elementary School.
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without executive approval, April 27, 1984.