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SAN FERNANDO, Cebu (June 20, 2015) — Three cum laude college graduates, two of them now Certified Public Accountants (CPA), have been added as products of the scholarship program of Taiheiyo Cement Philippines, Inc. (TCPI).
The company continued to sponsor three new college and 12 new high school scholars with materials supplier Solid Earth Development Corp. (SEDC).
TCPI and SEDC honored the recent batch of college and high school graduates, all residents of this town where both firms operate in Cebu province, 40 kilometers south of Cebu City.
Both companies continue to maintain 62 scholars, 14 in college and 48 in high school, under their joint Social Development Management Program (SDMP).
With the Class of 2015 graduates, they also recognized those among the current scholars who excelled in class with outstanding achievements, as they introduced today the latest batch of scholars in simple ceremonies at the TCPI recreation center.
The three college graduates, the third batch under the SDMP program, completed their tertiary education with cum laude honors at the University of San Jose – Recoletos (USJR).
They are Rutchiel Mae G. Geraldizo of South Poblacion and Geraldine P. Gorre of Magsico who finished Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSA) and Vincent Nie R. Villarin of Pitalo who took BS Management Accounting.
Geraldizo and Gorre have also passed the recent CPA licensure examinations and are now working, respectively, for CPA firms Luis Canete & Co. and also Manabat San Agustin & Co.
The three new college scholars now enrolled at USJR are Nicolino C. Tangente, Jelo A. Pabular and Ma. Lonie P. Redoble. None come from the scholars who just graduated high school.
Both Tangente and Pabular are residents of Barangay Tubod and graduates of Tubod National High School (NHS) who have taken up BS Electrical Engineering, while Redoble of Panadtaran finished at Balud NHS and now taking BSA.
TCPI president and CEO Satoshi Asami personally handed the scholarship grants with SEDC director Takehito Oga and TCPI senior vice presidents (SVP) Kazuhiko Ichizawa and Takashi Miyashita.
It was in 2005 when TCPI and SEDC initiated the secondary scholarship program, then expanded to the tertiary level by 2009. The program maintains 12 high school scholars in every batch, each from the companies’ stakeholder barangays.
The college scholars are chosen at large.
TCPI and SEDC answer the cost of tuition, basic educational expenses and daily schooling needs, according to Mitzie Almira I. Carin, SEDC deputy division manager for human resources and administration who manages the scholarship program.
The seventh batch of scholars who graduated high school this year include the following representatives from every stakeholder barangay: Basak – Jerome M. Alsa, Bugho – Ryzel Y. Paradero, Cabatbatan – Jannine Christine P. Caburnay, Ilaya – Christine Mae B. Generalao, Magsico – Clint Jhon L. Tuñacao, North Poblacion – Peavey Claire M. Panuncial, South Poblacion – Febie Jade G. Geraldizo, Panadtaran – John Vien R. Jusayan, Tabionan – Genevieve A. Tapuyao, Tanañas – Charles S. Embolode, Tinubdan – Jessa B. Alicaway, and Tonggo – Elige Rose D. Gitgan.
The latest batch of high school scholars who are expected to graduate by the year 2019 has Bugho – Angelyn C. Sandoy, Basak – Sheira Mae L. Permale, Cabatbatan – Vince Anthony R. Hernane, Ilaya – Denice May L. Abella, Magsico – Jhaya B. Genobaña, North Poblacion – Lanie B. Lazo, Panadtaran – Jernuel V. Basco, So. Poblacion – Jude L. Villacote, Tabionan – Jamaica C. Alicaway, Tanañas – Kristel Joy G. Pegarido, Tinubdan – Imee C. Caño, and Tonggo – Jannesah T. Sayta.