Twenty-eight (28) Cordillerans are among the 208 members of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) MASIDTALAK (Maaasahang Tagapagsilbi ng Inang Bayan na may Dangal at Katapatan na ang Layunin ay Kapayapaan) Class of 2023 who graduated today (March 10) at Camp General Mariano Castañeda in Silang, Cavite.
Six (6) are from Benguet, three (3) from Baguio City, three (3) from Ifugao, six (6) from Kalinga, seven (7) from Mountain Province, two (2) from Abra, and one (1) from Apayao.
Norman Asing Luis from Kapangan, Benguet received the NAPOLCOM Kampilan Award for having demonstrated superior qualities in major responsibilities as class president. NAPOLCOM Vice Chairperson and Executive Officer Atty. Alberto Bernardo conferred the award.
Other graduates from Cordillera:
- Revy Dean Basalan (Buguias, Benguet)
- Calvin Mondero (La Trinidad, Benguet)
- Prinzel Donguis (Mankayan, Benguet)
- Jounard Alapang (Sablan, Benguet)
- Javier Asiong (Tublay, Benguet)
- Maverick Allan Canlas (Baguio City)
- Haison Piggangay (Baguio City)
- Seal Bantag (Baguio City)
- Brett Dales Maslang (Lagawe, Ifugao)
- Yuri Limbawan (Banaue, Ifugao)
- Jeric Balallo (Banaue, Ifugao)
- Ashley Nick Edduba (Tabuk City)
- Tekson Liddawa (Tabuk City)
- Eriq Omawis (Tabuk City)
- Jeneva Rose Bucalen (Kalinga)
- Stephen Palicas (Tanudan, Kalinga)
- Job Angli (Tinglayan, Kalinga)
- Justin Paul Ducay (Bauko, Mountain Province)
- Kyle Lumiwes (Bontoc, Mountain Province)
- Edgar Lagget, Jr. (Paracelis, Mountain Province)
- Ulysses Loy-od (Sabangan, Mountain Province)
- Andrei Juhne Guimte (Sabangan, Mountain Province)
- Keith Bolinget (Sagada, Mountain Province)
- Mark Dominick Astudillo (Tadian, Mountain Province)
- Kenneth Jay Tul-ing (Luba, Abra)
- Junalyn Ordoñez (Bangued, Abra)
- Adrian Tapiru (Kabugao, Apayao)
Of the 208 graduates, 186 will join the Philippine National Police, 11 will serve under the Bureau of Fire Protection, and another 11 under the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology.
Credit: PIA Cordillera