30 finalists for outstanding students of PH named


Posted at Jun 27 2012 06:48 PM | Updated as of Jun 28 2012 02:50 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The official list of national finalists for the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP), designed to recognize students both in academic and socially relevant activities, is finally out.

Not surprisingly, the list includes students from top schools in the country such as the University of the Philippines, the Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University.

Among them is Kenneth Isaiah Abante, who graduated as valedictorian in Ateneo this year.

But most of the students who made the cut came from the regions, with finalists from as far as Leyte and Zamboanga.

All 30 finalists will be invited to the TOSP’s head office in Manila for the National Week activities, as well as for a panel interview.

Below is the full list, arranged alphabetically:

  1. Kenneth Isaiah I. Abante, BS Management Engineering, Ateneo de Manila University
  2. Michael Angelo M. Abarcar, BS Accountancy, University of Southern Philippines Foundation
  3. Jufran C. Agustin, BS Education – English, Leyte Normal University
  4. Randell T. Aranza, AB Mass Communication and BS Business Administration, University of St. La Salle
  5. Ramon Matthew R. Basabe, BS Nursing, Cebu Doctor’s University
  6. Nesie Fe G. Binatero, BS Education – English, Bohol Wisdom College
  7. Angelita A. Bombarda, BS Psychology, De La Salle University – Manila
  8. Ma. Clarissa Lavena A. Bombase, AB Political Science, University of Nueva Caceres
  9. Bobby S. Caceres, BS Marine Engineering, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific
  10. Aliza B. Castro, BS Nursing, Benguet State University
  11. Jerome V. David, BS Industrial Management Engineering, De La Salle University – Manila
  12. Lawrence Charlemagne G. David, BS Electronics Engineering, Bataan Peninsula State University – Main
  13. John Michael F. Dellariarte, Doctor of Medicine, Ateneo de Zamboanga University – School of Medicine
  14. Joshua Eleazar P. Domen, BS Information Technology, St. Paul University – Dumaguete
  15. Daniel Philip V. Dy, BS BA Business Management Honors Program, Ateneo de Naga University
  16. Marville Cullen P. Espago, BS Marine Transportation, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific
  17. Cesar E. Higoy Jr., BS Civil Engineering, St. Louis University
  18. Benny Mart R. Hiwatig, BS Education – English, De La Salle Lipa
  19. Ma. Shiril A. Jalad-Armero, Doctor of Medicine, Southwestern University
  20. Ridwan N. Landasan, AB International Studies, Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan
  21. Jay-R M. Mendoza, BS Education – Mathematics, University of Rizal System
  22. Ruthell A. Moreno, BS Special Education, West Visayas State University
  23. Reynaldo G. Nalliw, BS Nursing, Ifugao State University – Main
  24. Maria Janua B. Polinar, AB Political Science, Central Mindanao State University
  25. Danilo V. Rogayan Jr., BS Education – Biological Science, Ramon Magsaysay Technological University – Zambales
  26. Kurt Gerrard T. See, BS Applied Economics, De La Salle University – Manila
  27. Mitz S. Serofia, BS Nursing, West Visayas State University
  28. Michiko S. Takemori, BS Biology, De La Salle Lipa
  29. Juan Carlo P. Tejano, BA Political Science, University of the Philippines – Diliman
  30. Mark Gil P. Tuazon, BS Information Systems, Mary the Queen College (Pampanga) Inc.

The annual TOSP award was founded by Concepcion-led food and beverage company RFM Corp.