Appreciation is an essential part of how we create community. 

On December 18, 2020, Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus celebrated the holiday season and the end of the year 2020 with the Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE). Due to the ongoing health crisis, this year’s ceremony was held virtually. 

The event included the recognition of outstanding personnel who were bestowed with awards during the PSHS System 22nd Founding Anniversary. The awardees were outgoing Campus Director Delia C. Legaspino (2020 PSHS System Outstanding Executive), Supervising Administrative Officer Mario A. Gigayon (PSHS System Outstanding Employee Level II), and Assistant CID Chief- Office of Student Affairs Janice Joy W. Chiongson (Sinagtala Teaching Award). 

A plaque, a token, and a special recognition were also presented to each of the eleven (11) personnel who dedicated significant years of service and hard work at PSHS SMC.

For 25 years of service:

  • Ms. Jearvy R. Laňohan – Special Science Teacher V
  • Mr. Joselito M. Calacar – Librarian

For 20 years of service:

  • Ms. Janice Joy W. Chiongson – Special Science Teacher IV

For 15 years of service:

  • Ms. Sheila M. Allong - Special Science Teacher IV
  • Engr. Gednyl Glory D. Cobarrubias - Special Science Teacher IV
  • Ms. Sharon M. Dejarme - Special Science Teacher V
  • Mr. Jonathan V. Mancao - Special Science Teacher V
  • Ms. Suzette A. Palicte - Special Science Teacher IV
  • Ms. Teresa Pamela G. Soriano - Special Science Teacher IV

For 10 years of service:

  • Ms. Ferly Joy L. Caga – Science Research Specialist I
  • Ms. Mary Anne B. Villanueva - Special Science Teacher IV

Distinct recognition was also granted to personnel who exuded exemplary behavior, namely: Ms. Ronieleen P. Lbrero (Guidance Services Associate I), Ms. Ma. Sandra Agnes J. Golvin (Administrative Officer V), Ms. Jihan D. Codizar (Special Science Teacher IV), Ms. Michelle C. Cuestas (Special Science Teacher III), Mr. Mark Anthony D. David (Special Science Teacher II), Ms. Krishna Mie C. Zabate (Special Science Teacher IV), and Mr. Levi Jusayan (Administrative Aide VI).

Additionally, especially with the challenging times over the past months, the Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus gave praise and acknowledgement to the personnel who made significant contributions for the school to meet the challenges in an inspiring way and they are: Engineer Michael V. Nalitan (Special Science Teacher III), Engr. Ace L. Lonzaga (Special Science Teacher II), Dr. Cromwell M. Castillo Special Science Teacher IV), Mr. Ronald A. Gica (Special Science Teacher I), Ms. Krizzle Faith S. Radomes (Science Research Specialist I), Mr. Michael A. Casas (Special Science Teacher IV), Ms. Camille A. Casas (Special Science Teacher I), Mr. Alfred S. Saracho (Administrative Aide IV), Ms. Ma. Sandra Agnes A. Golvin (Administrative Officer III), Ms. Catherine O. Ureta (Administrative Officer III), Ms. Alexis Marie A. Palero (Contract of Service Personnel), Engr. Rose Michelle Q. Diampa (Project Engineer), Ms. Flor Maybellyn B. Rollon (Dorm Manager), Suzanne G. Mendoza (Special Science Teacher V), Edengrace C. Jacinto (Special Science Teacher II), Mr. Miguel E. Hilario Jr. (Administrative Aide IV), Mr. Bernilo B. Alcuizar (Science Research Assistant I), and Engr. Gian Karlo L. Sam (Special Science Teacher I).   

Lastly, given that the school was still able to push through with the annual surveillance audit conducted by SOCOTEC in accordance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System and passed it with zero non-conformity despite the circumstances, due recognition was endowed to the following:

  • 2020 Internal Quality Audit Team: Mr. Michael A. Casas, Ms. Sheila M. Allong, Mr. Bernard A. Beduya, , Dr. Cromwell M. Castillo, Ms. Charmaine Faith C. Correlo, Mr. Elmar John O. Digal, Ms. Maria Ines D. Lingatong, Ms. Rodgessa A. Lopez, Ms. Justine Aubry G. Moyon, Ms. Dianne Jean A. Nacario, Ms. Jona Joy G. Palada,Krizzle Faith S. Radomes, Ms. Karen Rachel J. San Pablo, Ms. Jessa Mae A. Villanueva, Ms. Krishna Mie C. Zabate, and Mr. Jose Mari E. Ortega.
  • 2020 DC Team: Ms. Jocelyn V. Lope and Ms. Charmaine Faith C. Correlo

Indeed, even in this tough year, there is still a lot to be thankful for.