Human Library breaks stereotypes

Grades 4 to 6 pupils participated in the virtual Human Library event, one of the highlights of the Literacy Week, Sept.16.

After the prayer led by Mrs. Wilma Andal, Grades 5 and 6 English teacher, Mrs. Jesabel Medina, the IBED Assistant Principal reminded everyone the purpose of Literacy Week which are to develop a passion for reading and writing for younger levels and to hone information literacy skills such as research skills, critical thinking skills, computer technology skills and communication skills for upper levels.

Select students read the chosen story of the intermediate level “My Mother Only Had One Eye”, aheartwarming story of a disabled mother’s love for her son.

Mrs. Anabel Arellano, thereafter, introduced the resource speaker, Mr. Dexter Medallion, a person withdisability (PWD) who shared about his similar experiences with the boy in the story. His bravery and dedicationenabled him to pursue his dreams and finish his education. Books, his teachers throughout the time he was notable to stay in school, opened his eyes to the world. Despite the discrimination, bullying and hardships he faced,he maintained focused and determined on obtaining his goals. Thus, he was accelerated from first year to fourthyear in his high school years. He believes that disability does not deter individuals from achieving their dreams.

Learners were also given the opportunity to further know Mr. Medallon through a question and answer activity.

“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip,” Mr. Medallion stated. He truly encouraged the children with reading books as it will help them broaden their horizons and help them appreciate the world around them.

Certificate of appreciation was presented to Mr. Medallon. Thalia Vannah Franceis Israel, Student Councilpresident uttered the message of gratitude for Mr. Medallon while Mrs. Lea Abacan, the English Coordinator inher closing remarks asked everyone to spread love and acceptance.

Emilia Vitalyanna Lat Dalangin

Literacy fever hits Bridgetines

It is lit to be literate!

Bridgetines felt this tagline through varied activities that the English Department prepared in celebration of the Literacy Week this September.

The Human Library which featured personalities who have the same story of the chosen books by the grade levels created impact to the pupils. For primary learners, the invited guest speaker is Dr. John Mari Delgado, a Bridgetine dentist who inspired children to pursue their dreams while for intermediate pupils, Mr. Dexter Medallon, a government employee who despite his physical limitations continued his education.

“The learners are thirsty for stories shared by others.” This was the realization of Mrs. Lea Abacan, English coordinator as she shared the result of the evaluation conducted among the learners and teachers.

Aside from Human Library, Talk Tuesdays which is aired in the IBED Facbook page featured alumni who ares haring the role of reading in their lives and career. Among the sharers are Ms. Arvel De Mesa, Ms. Sunshine Blanco, Mr. Jiggy Patrocinio and Ms. Steph Landicho.
According to Mrs. Abacan the response of alumni to the invitation for Talk Tuesdays is overwhelming that it will be extended until November, the reading month.

Meanwhile, in coordination with the Instructional Media Center, the book promotion activity in every class also became possible. An essay writing contest anchored also on the Literacy theme, “Literacy for a Human Centered Recovery: Narrowing the Digital Divide” was also held for Grades 5 and 6.

Sophia Marteena Magpantay and Ritz Emmanuel Giuseppe Medina

SBC ranks 4th in Social Worker Licensure Exam 2021; SW graduate in the top notch

St. Bridget College radiated brilliant light as Bridgetine Social Workers reaped laurels in the Social Work Licensure Examination (SWLE) held on August 24-26, 2021.

Based on the result that the Philippine Regulatory Commission (PRC) released on September 2, St. Bridget College ranked fourth in list of Top Performing Schools in the said Social Work board exam.

Among the 100 Social Work schools with board takers, SBC is included in the top in terms of overall performance as it garnered 83.33 passing percentage for its 12 examinees.

Moreover, a Bridgetine Social Work graduate, Angel Grace A. Atienza, emerged as Top 10 in the roster of topnotchers and successful examinees.

Atienza, an academic achiever and active leader of their batch, graduated cum laude and  recipient of other awards including SBC Bayanihan Award for Active Participation in Extra Curricular Activities (Medal), SBC Leadership Award (Medal), and St. Mary Euphrasia Award (Certificate).

Nine other Bridgetine Social Work graduates of Batch 2020 and 2006 made it in the licensure exam.

These include Ariane Joy P.  Anoñuevo, Rose Marie F. Bayeta, Dondon E. Borbon, Ederlyn M. De Chavez, Richelle B. Evangelista, Vanieza Joy S. Galario, Iea Joy M. Lira, Gingerlyne D. Panganiban and Angela M. Cay of Batch 2006.  

A total of 1,621 examinees took the licensure exam but only 612 successful examinees passed with 37.75% passing percentage.

Sharing her thoughts about the achievement of the institution and the Social Work Program, Mrs. Rona T. Mendez, Social Work program chairperson, said that St. Bridget College has been consistent with its high passing rate and garnered 100% passing percentage for eight consecutive years.

Grateful for the achievement, she recognized the value of the Social Work enhancement programs, training of partner agencies in Field Instruction courses, and assistance of Social Work alumni in the preparation of Social Work graduates for the board exam.

Meanwhile, Dr. Amor Borbon, college dean, also expressed her joy as she congratulated the Social Work board passers.

According to her, the institution is deeply blessed by the honor that they have given to St. Bridget College. “This is truly a great inspiration for us to work on achieving our mission in this time of pandemic,” she further added.

Jade Kathleen A. Dolor

Marasigan bags bronze in Spoken Poetry Contest

Bismark John Marasigan secures podium position in the Spoken Poetry Contest sponsored by Hon. Claudette Ambida in partnership with JCI Batangas Caballero last August 31 in celebration of the Buwan ng Wika.

Bismark John Marasigan, HUMSS 1 – Mo. Domitilla Larouse, bags 3rd place respresenting St. Bridget College in the Spoken Poetry Contest themed “Sa Makabagong Edukasyon, Mag-aaral, Kumusta ka?”.

Board Member Claudette Ambida saw the event’s significance as to go forward even with the pandemic, “…gagawin ko pa ba ito o itutuloy ko pa ba, kasi kita ko yung urge ng mga bata, na may talento talaga yung mga bata… …kung bakit pa natin ginagawa ito kasi po naniniwala tayo na kailangan po nating buhayin ang tradisyong Batangas, ang tradisyong Pilipino, ang kulturang Pilipino.”

BM Ambida expressed her gratitude towards DepEd Batangas and the Batangas City Private Schools Association (BCPRISA) as this year’s being one of the biggest ever held compared to the previous competitions with a total of 18 private schools participating all around Batangas City.

“I recognize the significance of competitions and activities like this spoken poetry contest, which allow us, as students, to showcase our talents and skills. These events serve as a symbol of hope and light for everybody, proving that by speaking up, we can bring change and, in fact, improve our society,” Bismark stated concerning the importance of these events during the pandemic.

The winners were announced through the Balisong News Channel on the 3rd of September with the participants present via Zoom.

The three winners received cash prizes while the rest received a consolation prize of 1,000 pesos.

All the 18 participants would be subject to the Education Assistance Program of the Provincial Government of Batangas for the next semester.

Miguel E. Tolentino

Webinar sharpens leadership skills among Bridgetines

To hone their leadership skills and learn from the speaker’s experience, student-leaders and class officers from St. Bridget College Senior High School level attended a webinar organized by the Senior High Executive Envoy Panel (SHEEP) on September 11 via Zoom meeting.

 With the theme “Virtual Leadership: Challenges and Compromises,” Mr. Paul Marvin Gamboa, Bridgetine alumnus and current Literature teacher in Ateneo De Manila Junior High School led the webinar, which focused on leadership in the face of a pandemic, as well as the challenges of leading in an online environment.

“Leadership is being for others. More than your individuality, it is the community that you should take into consideration when you are a leader. It does not mean losing yourself in the process but to always make sure that you get to be a person for the people,” Adreinne Valerie Gato, SHEEP President, shared in a statement.

Mr. Gamboa provided approaches and effective strategies for handling a group in an online setting and delved deeper into leadership by reminding the leaders of the key attributes a leader should have, as this is the second year of learning in an online setting.

Student leaders also had the opportunity to ask the speaker about his past experiences and personal opinions about various leadership experiences and challenges.

For her closing remarks, Mrs. Gemma Manalo, HUMMS Strand Coordinator, commended the leaders for their bravery in leading in the middle of the pandemic and expressed her gratitude to everyone who contributed to the webinar’s success.

Bismark John Marasigan, SHEEP Vice President, and Krysta Ilustre, Grade 11 Batch Representative, hosted the webinar.

Teresa Claire C. Agtay

Bridgetine talents shine at Singapore Challenge Cup 2021

Ma. Chelsea Sandra Gonzales and Chelsey Danielle Serva, of St. Bridget College Performing Arts Office – Repertory Brigid win silver on the Singapore Challenge Cup Dance Competition (SCCDC) last September 25.

Oversighted by the SBC Performing Arts Office, representatives from the Repertory Brigid Ma. Chelsea Sandra Gonzales of ABM1-Mo. Vitalis Winkler and Chelsey Danielle Serva of 10-Generosity, won 2nd place in the Modern Duo/Trio category piece titled “Talpak” (Cockfight).

There were 614 participants worldwide that submitted their performances, styles ranging from classical ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, and contemporary.

The goal of the Singapore Challenge Cup is to promote dance culture and to provide a platform for practice and experience sharing for young dancers and professionals. Mr. Cir Anthon-Paolo Garing, PAO-RB’s artistic director served as their mentor/trainer.

Miguel E. Tolentino

Seniors celebrate achievements in an Integration and Appreciation Day

Before bidding their farewell to their alma mater, the Senior High School (SHS) level celebrated the achievements of its Grade 12 students through an Integration and Appreciation Day, May 11. 

The event was streamed live on the official Facebook Page of the SHS level at 9 am, anchored with the theme: “Grateful to God, Inspired to Give”.

To start off the program, a video presentation was played, displaying the history of Filipino Catholicism followed by the National Anthem and an opening prayer featuring the Religious of the Good Shepherd Sisters, SBC SHS teachers, and Christian Joseph Ilagan of STEM – Sr. Mary Immaculate Concepcion Cahill and his family. 

Class presentations of the Grade 12 classes proceeded starting from ABM – Sr. Mary Dominica Long, HUMSS – Sr. Mary Elizabeth O’Dowd, STEM – Sr. Mary Concepcion Conti, STEM – Sr. Mary Consuelo Chuidian, STEM – Sr. Mary Virginia Gonzaga, and ending with STEM – Sr. Mary Immaculate Concepcion Cahill. 

The presentations highlighted memorable moments of the class during the face-to-face classes before the pandemic, messages to parents with family pictures in the background, and performances of different songs and dances. 

A dance performance followed where the talents of different Grade 12 students were creatively shown with the song High Hopes by Panic! at the Disco. 

The compilation of different portfolios, part of the ‘My Senior High School Journey,’ was featured where the best portfolios were highlighted. 

Moreover, Engr. Edgardo V. Villena gave the “Message from the Parent” where he expressed his gratitude to the students for their sacrifices amidst the pressing time. 

The program ended with a closing prayer by Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles from STEM – Cahill. Mikaela Maxenne L. Aclan from HUMSS – O’Dowd and Hannah Ysabela U. Catibog from ABM 2 – Long served as the masters of ceremony.

Bridgetines shine bright in the first virtual ASMEPPS quiz bee

In its seventh year, the Association of Science and Mathematics Educators of the Philippine Private Schools (ASMEPPS) held its first virtual quiz bee for Mathematics and Science where Bridgetine Seniors showed their competence in the said courses.

Regional ASMEPPS

Select students from the different strands paved their way into the National Level by dominating the Mathematics and Science quiz bees in the Regional level, December 12.

In the Mathematics quiz bee, Patrick John Ceazsar Caguete, Syania Bienz Carpio, and Paolo Andrew Padilla of STEM – Mo. Cyra O’Kane, along with Francis Errol Endozo of STEM – Mo. Dorothy O’Connor and Aldrich Joshua Fancubit of ABM – Mo. Vitalis Winkler represented the school for the Grade 11 level while Justin Rae Casao of STEM – Sr. Mary Concepcion Conti and Reia Nichelle Arandia of STEM – Sr. Mary Consuelo Chuidian were the representatives for the Grade 12 level.

On the other hand, Maria Antonette Loride of STEM – Mo. Cyra O’Kane, Teresa Claire Agtay of STEM – Mo. Constance Phelan, and Jastine Jill Ramirez of ABM – Mo. Vitalis Winkler competed for the Grade 11 Science quiz bee while Ralph Jerome Amores of STEM – Sr. Mary Concepcion Conti represented the school for the Grade 12 category of the said quiz bee. 

National ASMEPPS

Seniors bagged several recognitions once again as they displayed excellence in the National Level of the Mathematics and Science quiz bee, March 6.

Padilla, Endozo, and Casao placed 5th, 9th, and 2nd, respectively, as the others finished as participants in the Mathematics contest. On the other hand, Lorida and Amores also participated in the Science competition for their respective levels.

Mary Lou Feliz Torino

Amores and 20 others tops batch 2021 as with High Honors

Even with the challenges posed by the current pandemic crisis, 21 students from the different strands managed to rise to the top and show their prowess in the academe as they finish the school year 2020-2021 with High Honors recognition. 

The announcement of Non-Academic and Academic awardees was held last April 26 via Microsoft Teams Live Event, and the official date of the 4th Commencement Exercise of the Senior High School level was  May 12 and the streaming of the recorded live feed of the Graduation held May 28.

Three mobilizers of the Accountancy, Business, and Management strand earned the said recognition namely, Stella Mae V. Asi, Micaella Pet E. Bay, and Releighjane Marien R. Bool. 

On the other hand, Kim Abigail C. Abag, Mikaela Maxenne L. Aclan, Alexie Margaret S. Aguirre, and Reigne Pauline R. Montalbo are the four transformators of the Humanities and Social Science strand to acquire the High Honors credit. 

Moreover, 14 innovators of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics strand who garnered the award were Ralph Jerome G. Amores, Cheryl Margaret M. Apostol, Reia Nichelle N. Arandia, Angelee R. Atienza, Erine Angela L. Borbon, Alliah Erin C. Cabiscuelas, Charmelle D. Chavez, Ma. Paula G. De Castro, Carla Francesca Y. Dimaandal, Princess Kayla D. Hernandez, Shaila Ilagan, Rika Jenica B. Rosales, Rosa Soledad M. Ulayao, and Chelsey N. Yang. 

Furthermore; 139 students were recognized as “With Honors” and Non-Academic awardees are: 

WITH HONORS

Kaye Alexa F. Abrenica

Benedict C. Aclan

Celina Rose R. Aclan

Jimuel Nikko A. Agulo

Mary Joyce I. Albania

Kyle Angelo C. Almario

Den Niel M. Alvarez

Hewlett Franchesca Lucille M. Andal

Andrei Lanz B. Arañez 

Sheena Patricia Arasula

Maria Sophia Louise B. Arceo

Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles

Via Enica G. Asi

Gianna Anne V. Atienza

Renzelle Anne A. Badillo

Arlene J. Baes

Alesandra Nicole C. Balita

Shenika Paula G. Balmes

Charles Andrei J. Barrola

Sean Carlo R. Bathan

Kaylla E. Binay

Maria Kassandra R. Buenaflor

Victorino Joeshua A. Bueno III

Fatima Mae R. Buhat

Allen Marco P. Burog

Lance Cedric A. Calilung

Mecco Alyssa G. Calogcog

Kirstien Viankha D. Cantos

Kristine M. Cantos

Jonabelle C. Cantre

Ron Gabriel D. Caringal

Justin Rae R. Casao 

Hannah Ysabela U. Catibog

Justin Roy S. Claveria

Reuben Joseph S. Claveria

Cassandra Joy L. Comia

Princess Ariane A. Comia

Alessandra Nicole N. Corsino

Amiel C. Cueto

Karyle Mae M. Cueto

Jeam Brian B. Culiat

Franz Andrew D. Dalisay

Alyssah O. De Castro

John Byron G. De Castro

Reign Rochele B. De Castro

Diane B. De La Cruz

Grant Alfred A. De Leon

Kim Loren A. De Torres

Ann Stirling C. De Vera

Allyson Mae G. Dela Rosa

Patricia Anne D. Eleda

Lovella D. Elle

Kendrick D. Espina

Iaine Skye M. Espiritu

Lee Miguel E. Fajardo

Reizelle Thea D. Faytaren

Elenica Ginaela I. Ferriols

Jose Angelo M. Flores

Zeus Miel V. Flores

Ralph Rexter Janwan C. Fordan

Deniel E. Gambol

Deinelle Andrea B. Garcia

Rio Justine A. Garcia

Viencee Bren M. Garcia

Zen Anella A. Garcia

Althea Jean A. Go

Eunice Gayle M. Gomez

Ruel Kyven C. Gonzales

Shae Nixie V. Guanzon

Ericka Angel R. Guico

Edgar Ethan M. Guillo

Dainiel Ann A. Gutierrez

Vrian Lou C. Gutierrez

Christel M. Hernandez

Ram Matthew A. Hernandez

Anthony H. Ilagan

Christian Joseph A. Ilagan

Jill Kimberly Z. Iturralde

Liezel R. Lacoste

Marienne Joyce M. Macaraig

Maureen Kristelle Bon C. Macaraig

Ken Jared A. Macuha

Denise Ann A. Maderazo

Guadette Zenei M. Magadia

Kiel D. Magbuhos

Mary Anne A. Malibiran

John Patrick Harold M. Manalo

Lyka Gabrielle Manalo 

Vera Khrizel M. Manalo

Yzavhel Buen R. Mandigma

Guess Khorinne A. Maramot

Alyana Mae A. Mauleon

Larra Marquesa M. Mejico

Alessandra Marie M. Mendoza

Juliana Maureen A. Mendoza

Marwin Dwaene P. Mendoza  

Annika R. Moreno

Marielle R. Nuñez

Juliana Maxinne A. Opulencia

Yesha L. Pagcaliwagan

Elijah Anthony M. Page

Avhy Chris A. Panganiban

Arriane Yzabel D. Panopio

Gian Louis B. Panopio

Victor Miguel G. Parto

Karl Cedric S. Perculeza

Carlos Kim Raphael D. Perez

Chelsea Mari V. Perez

Sarah Mae A. Perez

Victor Jan A. Perez

Eahrl Andreih B. Plata

Angelo Miguel G. Publico

Jane Andrea C. Quilantang

Jamela Denisse A. Quitain

Claire Anne C. Ramirez

Rica Mae A. Rayos

Jan Marielle C. Regalado

Rafael G. Rendon III

Rachela Grace M. Resuello

Randy D. Rillera III

Mary Grace V.  Robles

Julia C. Rungduin

Jean Marie Victoria I. Salva

Lexter Anne C. Santos

Atasha Johanna A. Sarmiento

Rhica Angela M. Sison

Jerico Lemuel S. Solis

Lije Ember M. Sulit   

Benedick R. Teñido

Bazili Gustav I. Tenorio

Marc Angelo V. Tolentino

Mary Lou Feliz A. Torino

Julienne B. Torres

Rayla Katrina C. Torres

Jana Haira C. Vergara

Jayrence Jeffrey M. Villena

Mikaela A. Villena

Mikka Andrea C. Villena

Rose Virginia A. Zaraspe

Outstanding in Leadership

Reigne Pauline R. Montalbo

Most Active in Leadership

Maria Sophia Louise B. Arceo

Kim Loren A. De Torres

Vera Khrizel M. Manalo

Rhica Angela M. Sison

Active in Leadership

Alexie Margaret S. Aguirre

Stella Mae V. Asi

Shenika Paula G. Balmes

Releighjane Marien R. Bool

Alliah Erin C. Cabiscuelas

Kristine M. Cantos

Elenica Ginaela I. Ferriols

Viencee Bren M. Garcia

Christian Joseph A. Ilagan

Alessandra Marie M. Mendoza

Mary Lou Feliz A. Torino

Citation in Leadership

Allen Marco P. Burog

Christel M. Hernandez

Niel Franz M. Maderazo

BEST RESEARCH AWARD

BEST RESEARCH

Accountancy, Business & Management

Financial stewardship of the families of SBC senior high school students

Stella Mae V. Asi

Alyssah O. De Castro

Nathaniel Gabriel F. Gaviola

Isaac Gabriel M. Macaraig

Endrei John C. Ng

Mikka Andrea C. Villena

Humanities & Social Sciences

Online learning activities as facilitative factors of leadership skills among SBC – Batangas SHS students

Alexie Margaret S. Aguirre

Thea Marion P. Buquid

Mariecela L. Gatdula

Elijah Anthony M. Page 

Bazili Gustav I. Tenorio

STEM (Science and Technology)

Peanut tea as acid neutralizer to decoctions

Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles

Kristine M. Cantos

Dainiel Ann A. Gutierrez

Princess Kayla D. Hernandez

STEM (Engineering and Mathematics)

Peanut shells as alternative polish for soft metals

Reia Nichelle N. Arandia

Via Enica G. Asi

Marienne Joyce M. Macaraig

Juliana Maureen A. Mendoza

Jean Marie Victoria I. Salva

BEST IN PRODUCT INNOVATION  – Accountancy, Business & Management

Assessing the salability of aloe vera as component for disinfecting machine to Batangas City frontliners

Micaella Pet E. Bay

Releighjane Marien R. Bool

Dion Ruiz C. Macaraig

Rhica Angela M. Sison

Arnel Cedric C. Telebrico

BEST COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH – Humanities & Social Sciences

Participation of Batangueños in Tiktok dance challenges

Lyka Gabrielle Manalo

Geraldin Anne D. Magsino

Victor Miguel G. Parto

Jose Gabriel C. Soriano

Jasmine Clarice M. Torres

BEST INNOVATION 

STEM (Science and Technology)

Holy basil chewing gum for breath malodor

Zeus Aldrich B. Andal

Sean Carlo R. Bathan

Ann Stirling C. De Vera

Anika Belle D. Nillama

Victor Jan A. Perez

Jana Haira C. Vergara

STEM (Engineering and Mathematics)

Thermomask: thermochromic ink mask

Ralph Jerome G. Amores

Reuben Joseph S. Claveria

Jeam Brian B. Culiat

Jojo C. Marqueses

Most Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics

Justin Rae R. Casao

Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics

Reia Nichelle N. Arandia

With Distinction in Science

Ralph Jerome G. Amores

Citation in Science

Alexie Margaret S. Aguirre

Exemplary Conduct Award

Christian Joseph A. Ilagan

Benedick R. Teñido

Outstanding Participation in School Affairs 

Alexie Margaret S. Aguirre

Mary Lou Feliz A. Torino

Most Active Participation in School Affairs 

Lyka Gabrielle Manalo

Active Participation in School Affairs

Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles

Justin Rae R. Casao

Kim Loren A. De Torres     

Vera Khrizel M. Manalo

Reigne Pauline R. Montalbo

Rosa Soledad M. Ulayao

Citation in School Affairs 

Den Niel M. Alvarez

Ralph Jerome G. Amores

Reia Nichelle N. Arandia

Maria Sophia Louise B. Arceo

Angelee R. Atienza

Alliah Erin C. Cabiscuelas

Charmelle D. Chavez

Elenica Ginaela I. Ferriols

Jose Angelo M. Flores

Zeus Miel V. Flores

Most Active in Social Apostolate

Den Niel M. Alvarez

Edgar Ethan M. Guillo

Mary Lou Feliz A. Torino

Active in Social Apostolate

Hewlett Franchesca Lucille M. Andal

Maria Kassandra R. Buenaflor

Princess Ariane A. Comia

Grant Alfred A. De Leon

Lee Miguel E. Fajardo

Christian Joseph A. Ilagan

Mary Anne A. Malibiran

Jac Daniel B. Marasigan

Juliana Maureen A. Mendoza

Yesha L. Pagcaliwagan

Arriane Yzabel D. Panopio

Jane Andrea C. Quilantang

Lexter Anne C. Santos

Benedick R. Teñido

Citation in Social Apostolate

Andrei Lanz B. Arañez

Mecco Alyssa G. Calogcog

Eunice Gayle M. Gomez

Outstanding Participation in Journalism

Mary Lou Feliz A. Torino

Most Active Participation in Journalism

Alexie Margaret S. Aguirre

Active Participation in Journalism

Kim Abigail C. Abag

Mikaela Maxenne L. Aclan

Angelee R. Atienza

Alliah Erin C. Cabiscuelas

Charmelle D. Chavez

Kim Loren A. De Torres

Anthony H. Ilagan

Lyka Gabrielle Manalo

Avhy Chris A. Panganiban

Carlos Kim Raphael D. Perez 

Citation in Journalism

Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles

Edsel C. Bunyi

Cassandra Joy L. Comia

Denise Ann A. Maderazo

Guess Khorinne A. Maramot

Martin Justine C. Vinluan

Gawad Sining ng Pagtatanghal (Gold)

Vera Khrizel M. Manalo

PAO Award of Merit (Silver)

Kim Abigail C. Abag

Maria Sophia Louise B. Arceo

Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles

Reigne Pauline R. Montalbo

Avhy Chris A. Panganiban

Mary Lou Feliz A. Torino

PAO Award of Merit (Bronze)

Alliah Erin C. Cabiscuelas

Jose Angelo M. Flores

Arriane Yzabel D. Panopio

Lexter Anne C. Santos

Steven Lance P. Tiemsim

Jana Haira C. Vergara

Outstanding Participation in Repertory Brigid

Kim Abigail C. Abag

Maria Sophia Louise B. Arceo

Jose Angelo M. Flores

Vera Khrizel M. Manalo

Reigne Pauline R. Montalbo 

Most Active Participation in Repertory Brigid

Steven Lance P. Tiemsim

Active Participation in Repertory Brigid

Elenica Ginaela I. Ferriols

Franz Gee Em D. Moog 

Excellence in Music 

Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles

Outstanding Participation in ICAP 

Avhy Chris A. Panganiban

Mary Lou Feliz A. Torino 

Most Active Participation in ICAP 

Alliah Erin C. Cabiscuelas

Arriane Yzabel D. Panopio

Lexter Anne C. Santos

Jana Haira C. Vergara

Active Girl Scout

Lyka Gabrielle Manalo 

Active Participation in Sports (Badminton)

Alexie Margaret S. Aguirre

Active Participation in Sports (Chess)

Den Niel M. Alvarez

Citation – Basketball

Zeus Aldrich B. Andal

Zeus Jash Martin E. Celemin

Kendrick D. Espina

Dion Ruiz C. Macaraig

Isaac Gabriel M. Macaraig

Jojo C. Marqueses

Angelo Miguel G. Publico

Citation – Volleyball

Jimuel Nikko A. Agulo

Kristina Angeline B. Arguelles

Christian Andrei M. Cabatay

Ken Jared A. Macuha

John Patrick Harold M. Manalo

Edmarlon Joshua C. Mercado

Arnel Cedric C. Telebrico

Rosa Soledad M. Ulayao

Active Participation in Multimedia Arts 

Alyssah O. De Castro

Rhica Angela M. Sison

Citation in Multimedia Arts

Benedict C. Aclan

Maria Kassandra R. Buenaflor

Victorino Joeshua A. Bueno III

Edsel C. Bunyi

Charmelle D. Chavez

Karyle Mae M. Cueto

Lovella D. Elle

Mariecela L. Gatdula

Nathaniel Gabriel F. Gaviola

Eunice Gayle M. Gomez

Christel M. Hernandez

Princess Kayla D. Hernandez

Maureen Kristelle Bon C. Macaraig

Victor Miguel G. Parto Claire Anne C. Ramirez

Women’s Day Celebration: Webinar highlights women’s rights and leadership amidst pandemic

With the decades-long participation in the International Women’s Month celebration, St. Bridget College continues to deepen their support with a webinar highlighting women’s issues, rights, and leadership amidst pandemic, March 10 via Microsoft teams.

With the theme “Women in leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 world,” the said webinar was attended by both College and Senior High school level, with Atty. Sr. M. Clara Lina G. Loilo, RGS as the guest speaker.

“Parents must know the equal rights and responsibilities of young people and constantly remind their children about it. This way, there will be no discrimination against young and old, poor, rich, abled and disabled, and every women can then be treated fair and equal in every way, ” Ms. Lea Castillo, RVED teacher, shared in a statement.

Ms. Monica Abaya and Mr. Sherwin Bagon, College department Social Work faculty members, served as the Masters of Ceremony who introduced the theme, while Sr. Mary Celeste Yuzon, RGS, warmed everyone by her welcoming message. Her message was followed by a video presentation that showcased the different female leaders in the history of St. Bridget College.

Sr. Loilo emphasized women’s empowerment, and the importance of celebrating International Women’s Day by presenting the history of the said celebration in the world, and in the Philippines.

In her said speech, she showed the different female leaders of the World, emphasizing German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of Taiwan Tsai Ing-wen, and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who are both notable for their responses on the COVID-19 pandemic.

The said webinar also encouraged everyone to protect and promote women’s rights while recounting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; furthermore, Sr. Loilo invited everyone to participate in the Orange the World Campaign.

Sr. Loilo continued to empower womanhood by presenting successful women who were known in their respective fields like the different female CEOs in businesses and leaders who served in various branches of government in the Philippines including the country’s two Presidents, two Vice Presidents, and two Chief Justices.

With all these being said, Sr. Loilo deepened the webinar by explaining various laws and policies for women in the Philippines, and how it is being violated even by some government officials.

Sr. Loilo then focused on the issues of women’s rights and gender equality and expounded how people can close the gender gap and achieve an equal future.

Before ending her presentation, Sr. Loilo featured two Filipinas who were able to make it to the National Geographic Society’s 2020 Young Explorers, 25-year-old Josefa Tauli and 22-year-old Louise Mabulo and presented a video that explained women of this generation.

The students were able to express their views and ask their questions in the Question-and-Answer portion. The said webinar was initiated and facilitated by SBC’s Women, Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (WJPIC) Committee, headed by Mrs. Rosalie Aguila.

TERESA CLAIRE C. AGTAY

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