During the event, City Mayor Jay Warren R. Pabillaran addressed the scholar graduates, expressing his congratulations and hope for their future. He emphasized the importance of utilizing the knowledge they acquired for the betterment of themselves and the nation as a whole.
Malaybalay City, June 30, 2023 – A total of 94 scholar graduates were celebrated at the testimonial and recognition event held at The Garden Party Venue in Malaybalay City. These scholars graduated from various institutions, including Bukidnon State University (BukSU), San Isidro College (SIC), Mindanao Arts and Technological Institute (MATI), Central Mindanao University (CMU), and Philippine College Foundation (PCF).
The theme of the event was “Celebrating Our Journey Together: A Testament to Academic Excellence.” The highlight of the ceremony was the acknowledgment of the outstanding achievements of the scholars.
Three graduates were honored with the distinction of “magna cum laude.” Glaiza A. Castillo earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Financial Management from Central Mindanao University. Malleable B. Ladra graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Central Mindanao University. Rudy T. Villarba obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Bukidnon State University.
Additionally, sixteen graduates received the distinction of “cum laude.” John Bryan Pit M. Acaso graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from BukSU. Jayne A. Clavero obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Operations Management from CMU. Francis Juvielyn E. Cutamora earned a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Plant Breeding from CMU. Chryla Grea V. Diamante graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from CMU. Kathleen Kaye B. Duna obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Financial Management from BukSU. Phoebe Nelyn L. Eduria and Xianne Zayza B. Gelacio both graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from CMU. Janeen T. Jumoc earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Financial Management from BukSU. Sharlene J. Labaria graduated with a Bachelor of Physical Education from BukSU. Honey Mae M. Madjos earned a Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Filipino from CMU. Sarah Jane A. Maestre obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from BukSU. Fretzy Mae L. Mamatan graduated with a Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Filipino from CMU. Christian Dave A. Paig earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology Microbiology from CMU. Sanny Boy Rosa-ut graduated with a Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Science from BukSU. Krizza Mae S. Taboclaon obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from BukSU, and Kimberly F. Taneo earned a Bachelor of Science in Office Administration from CMU.
The honorees expressed their gratitude to the City Government for providing them with the opportunity to avail such a unique scholarship program, which significantly eased their financial burdens. They expressed their hopes that the City Government would continue the scholarship program, as it had a tremendous impact on the lives of the scholars and helped them realize their dreams of earning a degree.
City Mayor Jay Warren Pabillaran, along with City Vice Mayor Estelito Marabe, presented achievement medals, certificates, and incentives to the honor graduates. Additionally, certificates of recognition were awarded to all scholar graduates in recognition of their dedication and hard work.
The Malaybalay City Scholarship Program has undoubtedly played a vital role in supporting the education and aspirations of deserving students. The success of the Batch 2023 scholar graduates stands as a testament to the program’s effectiveness and the city’s commitment to investing in the future of its youth.
Report: Beverly S. Sarria Scholarship Coordinator