A Project of the Supreme Student Council 2012-2013
The Project symbolizes the importance of making the right CONNECTIONS. Right connections with our co-students in meeting their needs, “Pag Matindi ang Init at Malakas ang Ulan.” Making connection with school’s administration, in seeing to it that our resources will benefit not only the students but also the entire Wesleyan community. For this, we are sincerely grateful to our President Hon. Pacific B. Aniag, as quoted by the student leaders as one of the university presidents to have made the right connection..a true “Thank you Sir for connecting with us”. Above all, we dedicate this project to our greatest leader, our Lord Jesus Christ to whom we should all constantly connect our lives and find the real purpose of our connections. – Connecting People with Jesus…
The Wesleyanian – the official student publication of Wesleyan University-Philippines High School Department was awarded Overall First Runner-Up in the recently concluded 2012 Division Schools Press Conference at the Honorato C. Perez, Sr. Memorial Science High School, September 28, 29, 2012, competing against all private and public secondary schools in Cabanatuan City.
In the individual categories, winners include Ruth M. Toledo, Champion ( Pagsulat ng Sanaysay) and 3rd Place (Pagsulat ng Pangulong Tudling), Danielle Marie dela Cruz – Champion, (Editorial Cartooning), Jenevie Flores – Champion, Pagguhit ng Kartong Editoryal, Nicole Emerald Tadeo – 2nd place (Pagsulat ng Sanaysay), Michael Adrian Pagaduan – 3rd place, (Pagsulat ng Balita) and Lizerie joy Cristobal – 4th place Sports Writing.
“I have seen how these budding writers have preserved during their trainings. Their passion for writing and their hard work have paid off. This is our third victory already for this school year and we always give back all the glory and praises to him. ” Ambrocio, the adviser of The Wesleyanian said.
For the group contests, the Collaborative Publishing – English category of The Wesleyanian was this year’s champion. The team consists of the following: Jeoffrey Mhar Larua, Jean Ira O. Samonte, Ruth M. Toledo, Michael Adrian Pagaduan, Nina Martylle Regala, Nicole Emerald Tadeo and Jan August Fajardo.
Also, the Radio Broadcasting Team (English) ranked second place receiving the Best in Scriptwriting and Best in Informercial awards. Winners in this category were Kathleen Princess Aldama, Carissa Binuya, Nathaniel Liwag, Karla F. Rubin, Yanni Junn Miguel, Danielle Betina Roque and Glyzelle Ann Y. Fernandez.
Likewise, the Radio Broadcasting Team (Filipino) consisting of Vince Jeremie Velasquez, Carmela Cruz, Gian Paulo Suarez, Andrei Louie Hermoso, Blessie Mae Bengson and Jim Barry Bendoy bagged the second place and the Best in Scriptwriting award.
“I thank every staffer who contributed to our winning the overall first runner-up this year in DSPC. It’s a dream come true to me to be joining the RSPC for my last year in the High School Department.” exclaimed Toledo, the editor-in-chief of The Wesleyanian.
This year’s overall champion was NEUST and with Honorato C. Perez, Sr. Memorial Science High School as the overall second runner-up.Ms. Daisy T. Ambrocio, The Wesleyanian’s adviser accompanied the delagates.
THIRTY STUDENTS FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL DEPARTMENT were sent to compete in the 2nd National Students Leadership Assembly and Talent Affair organized by Associations of Philippine Private Schools Administrators and Mentors (APPSAM) held July 16-18 at Teachers’ Camp Baguio City.
The youth congress consisted of events that could generate of events that could generate fresh ideas and more productive, collaborations among students’ leaders and mentors. This year’s theme, “Changing the Youth, Changing the Nation: National Progress through Empowering Leadership” is aligned with our youths and developing their potential for leadership.
The high school department remained title holder of Ms. Ramp Modeling 2012 as Ms. Shiena Mae Torrefiel was crowned as the best in strutting down the runway defeating more the 20 candidates, meanwhile Thaddy Mae Santos bagged 2nd runner up in the search for Mr. and Ms. APPSAM.
Further, the department’s speech choir once again proved that they can compete against different schools as they placed 2nd. The group was composed of selected 3rd and 4th year students. They were Dina Yaling, Kurt Martin. Jed Alamon, Mark Amiel Buela, Merric Quinto and Gamaliel Paul Gonzales of III-Deborah. Joining them were 4th year student Carissa Binuya, Lianne Nieto, Dessalin Nabong, Yanni Junn Miguel and Erica Villafuerte of IV-Abraham; Denise Laguio of IV-Isaac; Mrijo Paguio and Trisha Capulong, Iv-Moses; and Precious Cristobal of IV-Joseph.
Other finalist or placers are Jeofrey Mhar Larua who won 5th place in the Spelling Category; Danica Guevarra who made it to the top 5 in the Interpretative Reading in Filipino category and Patricia Zamora who muddled through the top ten finalists for the Math Competition.
The delegates were accompanied by English faculty members Ms. Excelsis Gay Tabelisma and Mrs. Lydia Calipdan with the SG Adviser Mrs. Lulu Escuadro joining them.
U-N-ITED party’s Jean Ira O. Samonte secured the gubernatorial post in the 2012-2013 High School Student Government (HSSG) in the synchronized and computerize elections held on July 13, 2012.
Samonte, a graduating student defeated YAHOO party standard bearer Patricia Felise E. Zamora, also a senior student, by a landslide. While the newly elected gov-ernor’s running mate, Carmela Cruz, won over her opponent Carissa Binuya by a sweeping victory.
Earlier before the elec-tion, the parties spread campaign materials within the school premises. The gubernatorial bets together with the rest of the candidates presented and discuss their platforms for the department and together prepared a presentation during the Miting de Avance held at the Sports and Cultural Center two days before the election. A debate on the issue of the Reproductive Health bill was also part of the program to asses the intellect and leadership style of each candidate.
At 7:00 o’clock in the morning on July 13, students from each section were sent to the university’s multi-media centre to cast their votes. An estimated 98% of students were present during the Election Day.
Aside from Samonte and Cruz, official proclaimed winners were as follows: Nicole Emerald P. Tadeo, Secretary (III-Deborah); Lianne Mae F. Nieto, Treasurer (IV-Abraham); Kurt Jossel DL. Martin, Auditor (III-Deborah); Vincent Jahleel C. Santos, Business Manager (III-Deborah); Michael Adrian L. Pagaduan, Public Information Officer (III-Deborah); Andrei Louie P. Hermoso, Sgt. @ Arms (IV-Isaac); Larizza May C. Lucas, Grade 7 Mayor (7-Matthew); Camille Angela C. Balingit, 2nd year Mayor (II-Exodus); Jeoffrey Mhar M. Larua, 3rd year Mayor (III-Ruth); Heralee R. Agrave, 4th year Mayor (IV-Isaac) 2nd year Mayor Balingit is the only one to come from the other party.
The Commission on Elections (COMSELEC) in coordination with the ICT office closed the election at 12NN and proclaimed the winners of the 2012 HSSG polls at 5:00 p.m. of the same day.
The winners were sworn right after the proclamation by the COMSELEC chairperson, Mrs. Lorna S. Pineda together with the high school principal, Prof. Ruth C. Alfonso and SG Adviser, Mrs. Lulu C. Escuadro.#
Mark Erikko Paulino
Daphney Lew Reables
Mr. Wesleyan 2013
MS. Wesleyan 2013
Wesleyan University-Philippines hosted the the three-day 51st National Convention of the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities (ACSCU) from May 7 to 9.
The theme of this year’s gathering was “Strategic Response of Christian Schools to the Challenges of Philippine Educational Reform”.
In his welcome remarks, President Pacifico B. Aniag traced the long partnership of WU-P and ACSCU and expressed the hope that the convention would bear fruits that would benefit the member-schools in their common quest of providing quality Christian education to the Filipino youth.
Some 80 delegates, consisting mostly of college and university presidents and top administrative officials, examined the implications of the Department of Education’s K-to-12 curriculum plan and identified strategies in implementing it, the latest initiatives in the CHED Outcomes-and-Typology-Based Quality Assurance (OTBQA) and the legislative agenda of Congress related to Philippine Education.
Resource speakers included Dean Ulpiano Sarmiento III, dean of the San Beda College-Alabang College of Law, Gregorio Pascua, human resource management consultant; and Carol C. Porio, executive director of the Fund for Assistance to Private Education (FAPE).
The convention also help highlighted ways by which ACSCU member schools could help each other in this critical period of change.
It was the second time that WU-P hosted the ACSCU National Convention. The first was in 1991 during the 30th staging of the event. ###.
The Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities presented Wesleyan University-Philippines with a certificate of recognition during the final plenary session of its 51st National Convention.
President Pacifico B. Aniag received the award from the Dr. Josefina S. Sumaya, president of the Trinity University of Asia and ACSCU President, and the trustees of the association.
WU-P was cited for its long association with ACSCU that goes back to the `1950s when its former president, Dr. Asuncion A. Perez, served as the Association President. She was also one of the trustees when the forerunner of ACSCU -- the ACSC -- was incorporated in 1964.
A succession of Wesleyan Presidents served ACSCU as trustees, among them Dr. Gloria D. Lacson who was even cited for composing the ACSC Hymn, Commissioner Emmanuel G. Cleto, Dr. Zenaida P. Lumba, Atty. Guillermo T. Maglaya and Prof. Emmanuel G. Palomo.
ACSCU also took note of the fact that WU-P had always shown its support to the association by consecutively attending its National Conventions for the past 21 years, from 1990 to 2010, and the University’s hosting of the event for the second time. ###