Five cadets from the Cordillera region of the Philippines recently topped their respective classes at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) in San Narciso, Zambales.
The 'MADASIKLAN' Class of 2023 or 'MAGiting with DANGAL and SYMBOL ng Kawal ng karagatAN,' is composed of two hundred and twenty-four (224) midshipmen of which, ninety-seven (97) took the Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering and one hundred and twenty-seven (127) the Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation.
In the Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering (BSMarE) program, Cadet 1CL Japeth Romi Anga-angan of Bulanao, Tabuk City, Kalinga ranked 5th.
Midshipman 1CL Kevin Fiesta of Lubuagan, Kalinga ranked 10th and received the Iron Man Award.
In the Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation (BSMarT) program, Cadet 1CL Sean Jedidiah Sapla of Lubuagan, Kalinga ranked 2nd and received the PMMA Commandant's Award.
Cadet 1CL Jazvender Vallejo of Tabuk City, Kalinga ranked 4th and received the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Saber Award.
Cadet 1CL Ayzzer Trygvie Juan of Lagawe, Ifugao ranked 8th.
These five cadets are an inspiration to the youth of the Cordillera region. They show that anything is possible if you work hard and never give up on your dreams.
The five cadets worked hard and never gave up on their dreams. They are an inspiration to the youth of the Cordillera region and the entire country.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. graced the 200th PMMA Commencement exercises. He congratulated the graduating cadets and encouraged them to use their skills and knowledge to serve the country. He also pledged the government's support to the maritime industry.
The PMMA is a premier maritime academy in the Philippines. It is responsible for training marine officers who will serve the country's maritime needs. The 2023 graduating class of the PMMA is composed of 200 cadets. They are from all over the country, with a majority from the Cordillera region.
The graduating cadets are all excited to start their careers as marine officers. They are confident that they will be able to make a positive contribution to the maritime industry.
The success of these five cadets is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the youth of the Cordillera region. They are an inspiration to all Filipinos and show that anything is possible if you set your mind to it.
If you are a young person from the Cordillera region, or anywhere else in the Philippines, these five cadets are living proof that you can achieve anything you set your mind to. Don't let anyone tell you that you can't do something because of where you come from. Work hard, never give up on your dreams, and you will achieve great things.