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329 Students Start Classes in Guánica Today

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Editorial – As part of an effort between private companies, organizations and community leaders a total of 329 students, between grades four through nine, of the Áurea Quiles High School began their academic semester today in the tents located at the Osvaldo Gutierrez Stadium in Guánica.

“We are very pleased with the support we have received so that our students can restart their classes, particularly those who graduate. They have been difficult months, very frustrating, but with more reason education becomes more important. We want these 329 students and their families to know that we are not alone, that there are people in these companies and organizations that are committed to their education and today they have demonstrated it by making this start of classes a reality, ”said the principal of the Áurea Quiles High School Maria Ortiz.

Likewise, the president of the Ponce Medical School Foundation, Inc. and vice president of research at Ponce Health Sciences University, explained that to establish the infrastructure in tents, a collaboration plan was established with entities such as the Serrallés Distillery, Brothers Brother Foundation, the Intellectus Foundation , Extra Bases and Team 821, composed of community leaders from the aforementioned municipality.

“We want Guánica students to know that they are very important to us and, their education, a priority,” he said.