More than 5,000 Pangulong Gloria scholars graduate at ICCT
by Carlo P. Gonzaga
Antipolo City (23 March) -- A total of 5,627 President Gloria Scholars (PGS) from Institute of Creative and Computer Technology (ICCT) graduated yesterday in a ceremony held at Ynares Center, in this city.
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo graced the occasion to hand awards to top PGS scholars who were successfully trained at ICCT on various TESDA programs and competencies like Computer Programming, Hardware Servicing, Health Care Assistant, Food and Beverages, Housekeeping, Bartending, Commercial Cooking, and Webpage Development.
In her speech, the President thanked the officials and faculty of the ICCT and the parents for the support given to the students. She said 600,000 scholarships were distributed to students all over the country, a big help for the next generation. The President also said that all things are being done for the improvement of the lives of the Filipinos.
The President also expressed hope that the next administration will surpass her accomplishments in improving the living conditions of the Filipinos. The infrastructure projects implemented that helped in inviting more investors and education that open the mind and opportunities to people.
ICCT Colleges Foundation, Inc., is a private non-sectarian higher education institution in Rizal Province founded by its current chairman, Dr. William S. Co and wife, Dr. Consuelo L. Co.
Recognized both by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), the school offers 29 degree programs and 26 non-degree/ladderized programs with a total of 15,500 regular students within its campuses in Antipolo City, Angono, Cainta, Binangongan, San Mateo, and Taytay. (PIA Calabarzon) [top]