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SCHOLARS TO GRADUATE IN MARCH
Three scholars of the Damayan-Buluseño, Inc. through its Scholarship
Through Sponsorship Program will graduate this coming March from different
schools with different college degrees. They
are Cesar L. Gacosta, Lea Balderama, and Salvacion Gardon.
Cesar will graduate in Computer Science from the AMA Computer College in
Legaspi City. A son of Celso and
Elisa Gacosta of Barangay Sapngan, his scholarship is sponsored by Mr. Reynaldo
Labrador of Manila.
Lea took up Architectural Drafting at the Sorsogon State College.
She is the third scholar of the late Mayor Bernardo R. Sayarot of Mabitac,
Laguna who was killed in an ambush in Teresa, Rizal together with the late
Gabriel “Amby” Fuentes on October 29, 2001 when Lea was on the third year of
her course. However, her scholarship was pushed through by Mr. Joel G. Fulleros,
a former DBI scholar and formerly an employee of the late Mayor Sayarot.
Lea’s parents are Fernando and Paz Balderama of Barangay San Bernardo.
She is now on an “On-The-Job Training” as draftsman at the Local
Government Unit (LGU) of Bulusan. DBI
expects she would get the item the moment she passes the Civil Service
Salvacion will be graduating with an Elementary Education degree from the
Bicol University in Daraga, Albay. Sponsored
by a Buluseño based abroad who chose to remain incognito, Salvacion is from
With the graduation of these three scholars, the DBI scholarship program
would have a total of twenty-four college graduates who all came from poor
families but bright and talented.
Next year, three more scholars are expected to graduate.
Vol. XV No. 6 (January-February 2003)
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