Dr. Victor B. Ella is a distinguished Professor of Land and Water Resources Engineering at the College of Engineering and Agro-industrial Technology (CEAT), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). A former Dean of CEAT, he currently holds the rank of… Read More
Over three hundred eleven (311) graduates stood proud as they were honored CEAT’s “future engineers” during the Testimonial Program last June 24, 2016, held at the EE Auditorium of the EE Building, CEAT, UP Los Baños. The program started with an invocation and national anthem by SELEStial CHORALE followed by a welcome address from the CEAT Dean, Dr. Arnold R. Elepaño and opening message by the UPLB Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development, Dr. Marish S. Madlangbayan. The said event was privileged to have Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, Undersecretary for Scientific and Technology Services of the Department of Science and Technology as the guest speaker.
Dr. Arnold R. Elepaño welcoming the graduates, distinguished guests, and friends and family
Dr. Marish S. Madlangbayan delivering the opening message in behalf of Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr.
Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara delivering her inspirational message
Among the 311 graduates, 30 are cum laude and 4 are magna cum laude. Ms. Charlene C. Tapia, BSChE magna cum laude, was awarded as the valedictorian for the 2016 CEAT graduating class, with a general weighted average (GWA) of 1.3828. She was also given the 2016 Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence and DOST Award for Academic Excellence. The following students were also recognized by the college: Mr. Gabriel John L. De Leon, BSIE, recipient of the UPLB Outstanding Student Leadership Award and UPLB Alumni Association Leadership Award, Ms. Lara Mae R. Lumbres, BSChE major in Pulp and Paper magna cum laude, recipient of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Pulp and Paper Technology, the Bank of Philippine Island-Department of Science and Technology (BPI-DOST) award and the DOST Award for Academic Excellence in Science, Ms. Saberina I. Saberon, BSChe major in Pulp and Paper cum laude, recipient of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Pulp and Paper Technology and the DOST Award for Academic Excellence in Science, Mr. John Paul Penuliar, BSChE cum laude, recipient of the Bank of Philippine Island-Department of Science and Technology (BPI-DOST) award, and Ms. Princess J. Requiso - BSChE cum laude, and Ms. Jorezza D. Duque – BSCE cum laude, recipients of the DOST Award for Academic Excellence in Science. Meanwhile, Ms. Diane Clare M. Tiongco, BSChE cum laude, emerged as the 2016 CEAT Best Thesis awardee. In addition, 11 graduates were given the Duty Award and 3 graduates became the recipients for the Red Cross Youth Voluntary and Humanitarian Service Award.
Awarding Ceremony of the Outstanding Graduates
The ceremony was attended by distinguished guests, professors, family, and friends to celebrate the success and achievements of the CEAT graduates. The CEAT family congratulates and wishes all the graduates success in their future careers.
Contributed by MLPPascual and MVPMigo
College of Engineering &
UP Los Baños, College 4031