Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region IX conducted its ceremonial graduation for employees who successfully completed Environment Natural Resources Academy (ENRA) Basic Course on December 14, 2021 at DENR IX Lobby, Balintawak, Pagadian City.
There were a total of 49 graduates coming from two batches, 24 coming from the batch Erudite and 25 from batch Conservationist. Communication Development Officer (CDO) II Marianne F. Tapales was hailed Class Valedictorian for Erudite and Forester II Cliff R. De Leon for Class Conservationist.
In a message given by Assistant Regional Director for Management Services Dante A. Oporto in behalf of In-Charge Office of the Regional Executive Director Ronald D. Gadot he said that, "the true purpose of education and its role is to uplift people and expand their horizons". He added that educating fundamentally means broadening your limitations, enlarging your capabilities and widening your future opportunities.
The ENR Academy is a specialized program designed for DENR employees to get the best transfer of technical knowledge and skills. It aims to enhance the knowledge of participants in the fundamentals of ENR Laws as well as Department's programs and priority projects.