Present at the ceremony were MMCL Officials led by its President and CEO Dr. Dodjie S. Maestrecampo, EVP and COO Engr. Anthony Hilmer S. Medrano, VP for Academic Affairs Engr. Maribel G. Songsong, AVP for External Relations and Global Linkages James Ronald O. Mesina, Student Affairs Director Angelito D. Platino, and Mapua-PTC CMET Dean Armando A. Ternida.
PTC-CSJ Foundation and Mapua Malayan Colleges Laguna (MMCL) welcomed ten new maritime scholars under the Foundation’s Nurturing Future Seafarers (NFS) – Batch 3 Project. The ceremonial MOA signing, held on September 5, 2023 at MMCL in Cabuyao, Laguna, was witnessed by the scholars’ parents.
The new scholars included eight B.S. Marine Transportation (MT) and two B.S. Marine Engineering (MARE) students:
All scholars are on their second year at MMCL’s Mapua-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training (Mapua-PTC CMET) and will receive full scholarship support on their 2nd to 4th-year studies.
- Andres, Jiro – BS MT
- Balila, Christian Marr – BS MT
- Belling, Michelle – BS MT
- Benipayo, John Roland Edilbert – BS MARE
- Escudero, Earl Christian – BS MT
- Garbin, Michael Angelo – BS MT
- Guino, Paolo – BS MT
- Orfano, Nervin – BS MT
- Salazar, Jhan Lorenz – BS MARE
- Tapia, Shawn Austin – BS MT
Also welcomed during the ceremony was third year BS Marine Engineering student, Franches Dianne Migallos, who has been added as a new scholar under the Foundation’s earlier project, NFS-Batch 2.
PTC-CSJ’s NFS Batch 2 and Batch 3 Projects are supported by grants from Orange County Community Foundation thru the TK Foundation Fund
PTC-CSJ Foundation’s President, Mrs. Carla S. Limcaoco, addressed the scholars and said, “You are now part of this mission, our dear scholars. Whenever you are faced with challenges, please remember the bigger picture and how each of you are important and needed by the shipping industry. You are living your lives not just for yourselves but for the greater good of humanity.”