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PIA Press Release
2010/02/03

RRLS-ICT scholars tell benefits from PGS

Iloilo City (3 February) -- Scholars of the Ronald Raymond Lacson Sebastian (RRLS)-Information and Communications Technology Academy said they have seen better lives because of the trainings and competencies they have developed through the Pangulong Gloria Scholarships (PGS).

Pangulong Gloria Scholars and graduates of the RRLS-ICT Academy, mostly sole bread winners of their families said they have now a source of livelihood through more stable and satisfying jobs.

Grace Mallorca, 27 years old, and Princess Mae Umadhay are now Call Center Trainers at the RRLS Academy where they finished through scholarship grants, while 20-year old Princess Cinco immediately landed a job at the Teletech after graduating at the academy.

Riza Ornos, 29, said after finishing at the academe, she found it very easy to find a job right after graduation, as she had edge over all other applicants because of her proficiency trainings

"Now, I am a trained and licensed Tour Guide of the Department of Tourism (DOT) earning P1,500 a day, besides the confidence and ease I feel with local and foreign rourists," Ormos said.

Greta Guarino, 23 years old, teaches RRLS-ICT students taking up Finishing Course for Call Center Agents, and finds her job satisfying, especially if her students easily land a stable job after graduating from the course.

"Being the sole bread winner I am affirmed and confident that I can provide for the needs of my family, while supporting myself through a Master?s degree at the UP in the Visayas," Guarino said.

"It is good that while teaching I am also learning as there is a training on English proficiency for teachers which makes me more confident in English Communication Skills," she added.

These ICT scholars were among the hundreds produced by the RRLS-ICT Academy, which no less than President Gloria Arroyo cited for its accomplishments during her visit to the academy, on February 3.

The President said the achievements of the academy are the achievements of the Filipino people and the government which has invested much on the BPO industry in improving the economy and in creating jobs.

The RRLS-ICT Academy is under the umbrella of the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) for the last five years, offering TESDA registered courses.

It has produced 400 Pangulong Gloria Scholars (PGS) for Finishing Courses for Call Center Agents, whom they endorse to various call centers nationwide.

The university was recipient of 100 voucher scholars from the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP).

For her part, JBLCFMU Chairman Dr. Marilou Arcelo thanked President Arroyo for the programs her administration has implemented in the university and their tremendous achievements are their means of appreciating these. (PIA6/ESS) [top]

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