APRIL 21, 2009
Taiheiyo awards outstanding students

Outstanding students from 21 elementary schools and six high schools in San Fernando, Cebu received recognition for academic and leadership excellence from two major industrial companies operating in the municipality.

Taiheiyo Cement Philippines, Inc. (TCPI) and Solid Earth Development Corporation (SEDC) distributed a total of 2,284 medals for outstanding graduates of school year 2007-2008, as well as
to all deserving undergraduates who have excelled in their class during the schools’ recent graduation ceremonies.

As this developed, both companies will choose among the top elementary graduates from 12 impact barangay for their next batch of high school scholars.

They will be properly recognized next month.

Of the 2,284 medals TCPI and SEDC had just awarded, some 1,619 medals were distributed  to 21 elementary schools and 665 to the six public high schools, disclosed Gines Boltron, SEDC community relations department head.

The six secondary schools included the National High Schools of Balud, Greenhills, Magsico, Pitalo, Sangat and Tubod.