NLPSC COQC Lead Class 01-2015 Graduates
Last December 13, 2015, the officer and members of the NLPSC ROTC Affiliated Unit attended the Joint Ceremonies, which are the Closing of Cadet Officers qualifying Course CL01-2015, and the Pinning of Ranks of advance Cadet Officers held at Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur. The said ceremony was graced by BGEN. LORETO G. RIRAO, a retired officer of the Philippine Army, from Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, as the guest of honor and speaker. Bgen. Rirao gave inspirational thoughts and encouragement to the graduates by citing his humble beginning until the day he retired marking him thirty-four (34) years in service in the Philippine Army. Present during the ceremony was then the incoming president of ISPSC, Dr. FRANCISCO LOPEZ, Asst. Commandant Maj. Alejandrino Delos Santos, PA (RES), ISPSC NSTP Director Mr. Benny B. Derige, NLPSC NSTP Coordinator Mrs. Aurelyn S. Mina, Capt. Wilfredo R. Dulay, PA and all ROTC Instructors.
The ROTC officers and members of ISPSC Cervantes, Tagudin, Candon, Sta. Maria Campus and NLPSC attended the joint closing ceremony. On the said event, the affiliated NLPSC ROTC Unit bagged all the awards. Mr. Benedict B. Morden, BS Crim 1 for being the top one COQC graduate received the proficiency Award. Ms. Joy B. Ragasa, BS Crim 1 was the Gabriela Silang awardee and Mr. Jerickson Castro, BS Crim 1, received the Bernardo Carpio Award. Parents, friends and relatives of the graduates were very happy to witness their sons and daughters received the pins as a symbol of their rank. This pin symbolizes their determination in achieving their dream to become an officer and future leader, their endurance in executing all the exercises, challenges, sacrifices and punishments as part of their training. Lastly, faith in God, because all these things will help them become productive member of the country. Congratulations!
-Aurelyn S. Mina, BS Crim