Youth eager over Iloilo development-A A +A
Monday, March 11, 2013
OUTSTANDING student leaders in public and private schools and state colleges based in Iloilo City are all in high spirits over the unprecedented development of the city.
A total of 15 student leaders, who were chosen from the recent search for Student Leaders under the program “Ang Batang Lider 2013,” said that it is only now that the city is enjoying the fast-paced development brought by the present administration of Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog.
The Haligi Foundation spearheaded the 11th search for the Outstanding Student Leaders and the Batang Lider program search for outstanding graduating honor students in high schools here.
Mabilog, who spearheaded the program, will lead the awarding ceremonies on Thursday, March 14 at 4 p.m. at the Robinsons Place, Iloilo City.
The program is considered as a good training board for the high school students to seek higher education. The program organizers bring the students to City Hall to observe governance.
Students are also toured at the City Council’s office to observe local legislature in action.
Recipients of the Batang Lider 2013 in the private school category are Jose Roy Santos Jr. of the Central Philippine University, Junjun JR Causing of PAREF-Westbridge, Nizza Ann Regalado of Ateneo de Iloilo, Stephanie Joy Legarda of Colegio del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, and Josmond Jude Gorecho of Colegio de San Jose.
From state universities and colleges, the Batang Liders are Maria Antonette Pasquin of UP High School, Khene Rae Paranga of West Visayas State University ILS, Valen Jude Jambaro of WVCST-Laboratory School, Alyssa Faye Azzaraga of UP High School and Carmelli Jubelag of UP High School.
The Batang Lider awardees for the public schools are Anne Beatrice Cuadra of Philippine Science High School, April Joyce Josue of Fort San Pedro National High School, Marnie Joy Cerbo of Iloilo National High School, Caryle Joanne Nonato of SPED-ISEC and Princess Desiree Dacuital of Ramon Avanceña National High School.