PIA Press Release
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Ifugao student tops BFAR scholarship exams in CARby Vency D. Bulayungan
LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 18 (PIA) -- An Ifugao senior high school student topped the scholarship examinations conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources(BFAR)-Cordillera while two other Ifugao stundets made it to the top ten.
In a letter addressed to Governor Eugene Balitang, BFAR Regional Director Rebecca Dang-awan said that Cherry Ann Guina-ob Kindipan of the Ifugao State University ranked number one in the region in the scholarship examination held on September 17, 2011. The two other Ifugao students, Marvin Banguid Punno of the Hapid National High School-Annex in Lamut town ranked number eight in the region and Mariel Capuno Benigno of Namillangan National High School in Alfonso Lista got the ninth highest score.
The three students will be awarded a four-year BS Fisheries Scholarship starting first semester SY 2012-2013 at any fishery school near their area.
According to Dang-awan, the scholars will be provided with free tuition fees, monthly stipend of P2,500, semestral book allowance of P2,000, thesis support of up to P3,000 and graduation support of P500. (JDP/VDB- PIA CAR, Ifugao)