Marlow Navigation inks scholarship MOA with Mariners Camarines Sur

Canaman, Camarines Sur - The Mariners Polytechnic Colleges Foundation (MPCF) this province, welcomed the delegation from Marlow Navigation (Philippines), Inc. on June 29, 2016 for the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on scholarship with the school and student-recipients.

Captain Leo Tenorio of Marlow Navigation (standing) stresses a point before the scholars and parents who attended the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement with MPCF school officials. (Seated, left to right) – Academic Assistant Lito Clemente, Mr. Dan Aldrich Tolentino of Marlow Navigation, VPSEA Nap Mangente and VPAA Marian Her. Lazaro.

With Marlow Navigation’s Chief Executive Officer Captain Leopoldo Tenorio and Prospective Officer Recruitment Career Development Manager Mr. Dan Aldrich Tolentino, the event was witnessed by school officials led by Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) Marian Her. Lazaro and Vice President for Student and External Affairs (VPSEA) Napoleon Mangente.

The student-scholar qualifiers, together with their parents and guardians were present during the event.

Captain Tenorio exhorted the students to make good in their academic performance and to treasure the opportunity inasmuch as not everyone is afforded this privilege. He pledged to help those who qualified as this will be the start of their careers as Seafarers in one of Europe’s biggest shipping companies. He reiterated that the school now offers the best in terms of qualified faculty members and the state-of-the-art maritime study laboratories which include the bridge simulator and the globally-connected Library for Safe Seafaring (L4SS).

(Left picture) VPAA Marian Lazaro as she addresses the students and parents. (Right picture) The scholars, together with their parents and guardians listen attentively to the message of VPAA Lazaro.

On the part of MPCF, VPAA Lazaro and VPSEA Mangente assured the students and parents of the school’s commitment for excellence when it comes to maritime education.

Among the students awarded the scholarship (and honored by the presence of their parents) include Midn. Jerico Q. Jacob who was accompanied by his mother - Mrs. Gina Jacob, Midn. Mike C. Aranto who was with his father Mr. Ronaldo Aranto, Midn. John Louie Z. Tabinas and his mother Mrs. Lourdes Tabinas and Midn. Jake P. Zaldivar and her mother Mrs. Alita P. Zaldivar.

With the school’s partnership with this European shipping company, it is expected that more will benefit in the days to come from the scholarship grants especially deserving students coming from the marginalized families in the Bicol Region.