January 15, 2017
Lepanto Scholars Pass Licensure Exams
Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company’s educational assistance program (LEAP) produced 29 new professionals as 18 teachers, six criminologists, three nurses, one mining engineer, and one forester hurdled their respective 2016 licensure examinations last year.
The new teachers are: Cary Blair A. Acay, Eleonor P. Angyatao, Bernadette Dawn M. Manuel, Divina Organo, Shirley T. Causan, Aneilyn P. Dosalen, Alyssa Neil O. Kblat, Geremy G. Sanchez, Alma E. Selec, Corazon C. Baliengan, and Namie S. Huab for the elementary level; and Ri-an S. Bagbago, Wendy Mae D. Kiblay, Mary Grace P. Quitor, John Paul C. Jimenez, Flyne-el R. Gante, Marciano I. Wagtingan, and Jomalyn Cacanindin, for the secondary level.
Jan Ray E. Aban, Jemarie T. Mitas, Celson P. Sad-ayan, Lea G. Marinas, Rachel D. Lengset, and Erwin A. Caligtan are now Criminologists while Grail K. Pugong, Jeneleth S. Dayaodao and Ashley L. Bugtong are now registered nurses. Raphael D. Baroy passed the Board for Mining engineers and Ruel C. Damadam, for foresters.
The LEAP is part of the Social Development and Management Program of LCMC wherein 1.5% of the previous year’s gross operating cost is allocated for the development of the municipality of Mankayan, Benguet , the host municipality, and neighbors Cervantes and Quirino in Ilocos Sur.
Lepanto allocated P7.31 Million of the 2016 SDMP budget for the school fees of the LEAP grantees. There are 354 grantees in the current school year, enrolled in various universities and colleges within the region.