Student-leaders of different clubs and organizations from the tertiary level convened at the Audio-Visual Room on July 7 for the first-ever Leadership Recognition Program of Aldersgate College, Inc. with the theme “Building More United Leaders and Developing High-Performing Teams.”
The program started with an opening prayer led by the new School Chaplain, Rev. Arvie P. Estabillo, followed by the opening remarks of Mrs. Philami G. Uy Lim- Member of the Board of Trustees delivered by Mr. Jarom E. Fronda, Office of Student Affairs and Services director.
In addition, the College President Rev. Micah Ryan B. Ramel, Ph.D. delivered his inspirational message in which he strongly encouraged the student leaders to embody the three-year theme of the institution “The Time for Bridging Leadership: The ACians as Change Agents and Faithful Stewards in Learning Community Amidst a Complex and Uncertain World.”
Moreover, Fronda awarded certificates of appreciation to the advisers of the various clubs and organizations in recognition of their outstanding contributions.
Meanwhile, the best organizations in different categories received their certificates of recognition.
The awardees are as follows: Best Organization for the School Year 2022-2023 ( Central Council of the College of Business, Management and Accountancy), Best Organization in Extra-Curricular Activities ( Central Council of the College of Business, Management and Accountancy), Best Organization in Community Service ( Alpha Phi Omega Beta Mu Chapter), Best in Financial Management (Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants), Best Organization in Co-Curricular Activities (Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants), Best Organization in Entrepreneurship (Junior Marketing Association), Best Organization in Extension Service ( School of Criminology) and Best Organization in Student Support (Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants).
Additionally, the newly elected Supreme Student Council Officers for the Academic Year 2023-2024 were recognized and pinned by Rev. Dr. Ramel and the Campus Executive Officer Bernadette C. Blanche, RN.
Thereafter, the guest speaker, Marlou Q. Almazan, LPT delivered his speech wherein he focused on the real definition of leadership.
“Leadership is always about influencing every individual in such a way that it will help them to reach their goals. It is about having the ability to decide on the worst picture possible. It is about seeing the bigger picture for a better future,” he emphasized in his message.
The program successfully ended as Ms. Blanche delivered her closing remarks.#
Report by: Marc Anthony O. Jacob, Editor-in-chief
Photos by: Lilibeth D. Pulista, Maryjoyce Princess M. Apiit