Launched in 2016, the TYKFI-STA Scholarship Program for Farmers’ Children gives hope to indigenous families in Aritao, Kayapa, and Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya through the provision of quality education to the deserving children of industrious farmers.
Saint Teresita’s Academy in Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya makes sure to mold these bright young minds to achieve academic excellence and holistic development to become competent individuals with good character.
Meanwhile, the scholars admitted to have had difficulty adjusting to the new environment, culture, and education, especially the grade 7 students, in the private school setting. They acknowledged that the lessons and values taught in STA are essential and should be kept in mind and heart.
At the Conferment Rights, those distinguished with honors from Grade 7 – St. Cecilia were Kurt Russel D. Andrada, Nicole Shane B. Bausel, Daisy S. Gaoiran, Grace A. Nginsayan, and April Joy S. Quiñones. From Grade 7 – San Pedro Calungsod, Jenianne Lyfer Maye A. Buhong was also recognized with honors.
Other awardees were Maribeth O. Moran and Julie Anne B. Yaos of Grade 8 – St. Francis; Melody T. Agmallo, Novelyn O. Lacquias, Carolyn A. Nginsayan of Grade 9 – St. Thomas More. Francis S. Lacquias stood proud as he was the lone awardee of St. Thomas More with high honors.
Proud to have finished Grade 10, TYK-STA scholars St. Monica completers Jhonray A. Agmallo, Jomel T. Agmallo, Chelamar L. Bay-an, Jenny Cris D. Romeo, Jotan D. Romeo, Cridle Goie V. Rosendo, and Marinela C. Sangil. Senior High School Grade 11 scholars were recognized with honors: Noreen Joy B. Basatan and Lerma D. Dinggas.
Rommel K. Pilde, graduated Senior High School with honors during the SHS Graduation Ceremony on May 31, 2018. Rommel was also awarded during the ceremony by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Region 2 representative for bagging the top 6 of the Fisheries Scholarship Program – Fisherfolk Children Educational Grant in Region 2.
The hard work and determination of the Foundation Scholars have not gone unnoticed by the generous benefactor. The Foundation rewarded them with little tokens of appreciation which could help them in the upcoming school year.