TESDA Auto Mechanic Training Centre graduates 5th batch
TESDA VIII – RTC Auto Mechanic Training Centre held its 5th graduation last November 9, 2012, celebrated with the theme: “Akmang Pagsasanay Tungo sa Tagumpay.”
This serves as another milestone of the enduring vision of the tripartite project partners: ISUZU Motors Limited, World Vision and TESDA. The Batch 5 scholars consists of sixteen aspiring youths who will now come to the realization of their 2-year training in TESDA Auto Mechanic Training Centre
In attendance were Isuzu Motors Limited Senior Counselor Yoshinori Ida, World Vision Grant Officer Mr. Julius Lunar and Project Coordinator Ms. Joyce Flora, TESDA VIII Regional Director Cleta M. Omega, Phil. Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Eastern Visayas Region Area Regional Governor Atty. Roy Bernard Fiel, Isuzu Auto Parts Manufacturing Corporation President Kazuyoshi Iizuka, Isuzu Philippines Corporation President Ryoji Yamazaki, RTC-Center Administrator Mr. Rodrigo Lacaba, Isuzu, TESDA and Project staff, Isuzu scholars, RTC trainees and parents.
“Abide company rules and live in a disciplined life,”advised Senior Counsellor Yoshinori Ida of Isuzu Motors Ltd. as he rendered his message to the new graduates.
Atty. Roy Bernard Fiel, Regional Director of Philippine Chamber & Industry-Eastern Visayas Area, encouraged the graduates to consider local employment because investors are now gaining confidence to put in their businesses and resources in the country, thus encouraging Philippines to gear up towards improving its economic condition. He also cited that annually, the car registration in the Visayan region is increasing, which exhibits the chances of local employment. He likewise appreciated the project because it truly influenced the lives of those who need the help most.
A multimedia presentation was also shown to share stories behind the success of two of the ISUZU scholars who are currently employed – Jerson Madejanon and Roel Gocela, from Batch 3 and 4, respectively.
Three of the graduates proved what their efforts have brought to them as they become the achievers. They were Wilmar Huerte, Class Valedictorian, Elmer Maglasang, Class Salutatorian, and Danmar Chavez, Honorable Mention. Mr. Dande Dela Cruz was awarded the Most Dependable, a non-academic award given to the scholar who manifested the values of trustworthiness and reliability.
“Our achievement today is nothing without the help and undying support of Isuzu Motors Limited, World Vision and TESDA. Because of them, we were able to shape a brighter future.”
Mr. Wilmar Huerte said during his valedictory address. He added that through this achievement, they will soon become productive and effective accelerators of progress and will enable them to help their families.
“Dahil sa tulong ng Isuzu, World Vision at TESDA, nabigyan katuparan ang pangarap kong makapagtapos si Wilmar sa kanyang pag-aaral upang matulungan ang kanyang pamilya”,
said Mrs. Orsita Palero, Wilmar’s guardian, as she expressed her heartfelt gratitude to the project partners.
The graduates were the following:
- Aspa, Bryan A.
- Chavez, Danmar D.
- Cortabista, Ambrocio M.
- Dela Cruz, Dande C.
- Gacutno, Roy B.
- Galit, Sandy G.
- Huerte, Wilmar P.
- Maglasang, Elmer J.
- Panao, Nico G.
- Reputana, Johnreal L.
- Saludario, Roland L.
- Sembrero, James Charles
- Simo, James Leo L.
- Yape, Ryan B.
- Sixto, Maryjane S.
- Yray, Gretell Yray B.
Lloyd M. Suarez
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