17th NSTP Commencement Exercises held

17th NSTP Commencement Exercises held

The Catanduanes State University’s (CSU) National Service Training Program (NSTP) headed by its Director, Dr. Gemma M. Samas, concluded its 17th Commencement Exercises on March 18, 2019 at the University Gymnasium.

Mr. Marlon C. Francia, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) represented by Yolanda Guevarra SA ONG, Supervising ECOSYSTEM Management Specialist, was the NSTP’s guest of honor who spoke on the theme “Intensifying Youth Capability for Altruistic Service toward a Meaningful and Resilient Community.”

Yolanda Guevarra SA ONG, Supervising ECOSYSTEM Management Specialist, DENR PENRO Catanduanes

Dr. Maria S. Tugano, Vice President for Academic Affairs, gave the welcome remarks on behalf of Dr. Minerva I. Morales, CSU President. Dr. Tugano along with Dr. Samas and Maj. Rolito L. Basibas (INF) PA, awarded the certificates of recognition to select partner agencies, offices and units.

Dr. Maria S. Tugano, Vice President for Academic Affair

Those given with recognition were the Virac Municipal Police Station, Philippine Coast Guard, Barangay Captains, Public Relations and Media Communications Services and Library Services. Outstanding NSTP Students, ROTC officers, and NSTP/NSRC volunteers.  

Below are the lists of Outstanding CWTS and LTS Students awarded during the 17th NSTP Commencement Exercises

  • Camu, Darlyn T. and Almonte, Jennifer (students of Dr. Lani A. Ilagan)
  • Eustaquio, Medel T. (student of Prof. Imelda Bernal)
  • Antonio, Janno C. (student of Ms. Shiela Mae Rodriguez)
  • Molina, Charina Fae and Isorena, Jensin D. ( students of Ms. Marife Marquez)
  • Santos, Hanna Eden (student of Engr. Susan Valeza)
  • Torreja, Vanessa Rose B and Solero, Dianne Marie T. (students of Mr. Zlito Tablizo)
  • Cu, Criselle (student of Ms. Geraldine Timbal)
  • Tayangona, Paul Joshua V. and Tesorero, Sarah Faith (students of Mr. Ike Marquez)
  • Trabulo, Jolina C (student of Ms. Diane Tayobana)
  • Bagadiong, Cara Jay (student of Dr. Susan Tindugan)
  • Colayo, Raymond C. (student of Mr. Uliran Magdaraog)
  • Villegas, Viena R. (student of Mr. Gregorio Eubra)
  • Din, Nilo Jr. T. (student of Dr. Gemma M. Samas)
  • Tabo, Justin and De Quiroz Pocholo ( student of Mr. Jowi Resayaga)
  • Balderama, Jamille T and Panti, Adeline T. (students of Ms. April Grace Maca)
  • Arador, Felizardo G. and Bilaos, Analiza (students of Mr. Roderick Valeza)
  • Buendia, Marino II A. and San Juan, Mark Nichol C. (students of Mrs. Bernadeth T. Garcia)
  • Lara, Lea Mae and Barro, Eleazar (students of Ms. Rosel Ibardaloza)
  • Temeña, Joshua (student of Ms. Joy Bradecina)
  • Tuplano Mylene (student of Dr. Erlina F. Tabor)
  • Tanel Renz Mickenly T. (student of Mr. John Cyrus Francis)

Leadership Award – C/Col Peter James Temporosa (student of MAJ Alan T. Sapanta)


  • Corps Commander – C/Col Peter James T. Temporosa
  • Corps Ex-O – C/LTC Abegail A. Traqueña
  • Corps S1 – C/LTC Eugene A. Mandane
  • Corps S2 – C/LTC Aldrain M. Tayobana
  • Corps S4 – C/1LT Jayson B. Guerrero
  • Corps S7 – C/1LT Lean Carlo D. Fernandez

Outstanding ROTC Cadet Officer – C/1LT Carlo D. Fernandez (student of Maj. Ariel Abrasaldo)

Outstanding ROTC CADETTE

  • Arador, Nathalie Joy
  • Temporosa, pearl Imee

Outstanding Volunteers

  • Ms. Zyra Mae Tomagan
  • Ms. Cherrie Mae Tatel

Outstanding NSTP Faculty

  • Sgt. Irene Quely T. Vargas
  • Mr. John Cyrus B. Francis
  • Sgt. Uliran Magdaraog
  • Mr. Ike U. Marquez
  • Mr. Roderick Valeza

Turn-over ceremony was immediately followed by the outgoing Corps Commander, C/Col Peter James T. Temporosa. The SY 2018-2019 corps commander and staff was led by C/CO; Temporosa, with corps staff: C/LTC Abegail A. Traqueña, Corps Ex-O, C/LTC Eugene A. Mandane, Corps S1, C/LTCAldrain M. Tayobana, Corps S2, C/MajArgie T. Timbal, Corps S3, C/1LT Jayson B. Guerrero, Corps S4, and C/1LT Lean Carlo D. Fernandez, Corps S7.

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