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La Salle Brother Named Philippine Education Secretary

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Brother Armin Luistro, President and CEO of De La Salle Philippines, has been appointed Secretary of Education by newly elected Philippine President, Benigno C. Aquino III.

Brother Armin has received the full support of Brother Superior General Alvaro Rodriguez Echeverria, Bro. Visitor Edmundo Fernandez of the Philippine District, Church authorities, and hundreds of Lasallians from the Philippines. He served as Visitor of the Philippine District from 1997-2003, and as President and Chancellor of De La Salle University from 2004-2006.

He is the second Brother of the Christian Schools to head the Department of Education in the Philippines. The late Brother Andrew Gonzalez was Secretary of Education from 1998 to 2001.

De La Salle Philippines is a corporate body consisting of a network of 17 Lasallian educational institutions in the Philippines.