High school player of Sepak Takraw takes a kick during their practice in preparation for Congressional Meet sports competition.
Atimonan One Energy, Inc. (A1E) donated five (5) sacks of rice for the training of athletes that will compete in the upcoming Congressional Meet Sports Competition.
The training – which ran from September 17 to 21 – was participated by around 600 students, teachers, trainers and coaches from selected elementary and secondary schools in Atimonan District 1 and 2.
The Congressional Meet Competition will be held from September 24 to 28 in Plaridel Quezon.
Winners of this sports competition will be representing the 4th district of Quezon in the provincial meet, and afterwards, in the national sports competition.
Carmelo Eusebio P. Altamira, District Supervisor of Atimonan District 1, said: “Participating in school athletic activities provides a means for students because it helps them to become fit and healthy, improve academics, manifest stronger peer relationships and gain important life skills through sports.”
“Sports build good habits, confidence, and discipline,” added Patrick Alexis Collantes, A1E Corporate Social Responsibility Assistant.
A1E recognizes the relevance education as a building block towards nation- and the company considers it as a priority area in its CSR program.
A1E is the developer of the country’s first ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant. The 2×600-MW plant will be built in Atimonan, Quezon and will become the country’s most efficient baseload power plant when it starts commercial operations.