HAPI – Summer Camp Program: Recognition Day

Posted by Hapi Editor | Posted on June 16, 2017

 

Parents line up for the attendance gathering.

The moment that everyone had been waiting for had finally arrived. The HAPI Summer Class Program (HSCP) had a remarkable Recognition Day celebration last May 26, 2017 at the Milenyo Covered Court, Phase 8 North Fairview, Quezon City.
The said event was organized by the Project Head Coordinator of HSCP, Ms. Jean Karla M. Tapao, through the help of volunteers from the Milenyo Youth Council (MYC) and in partnership with Barangay North Fairview. More than 400 people participated in the HSCP Recognition Day including the pupils, parents, volunteers and guests.

Students and parents sing the national anthem

 

Sec. Rodolfo B. Ochosa of North Fairview delivering his opening remarks.

The Program began with the Philippine National Anthem led by Jayson G. Estañol and followed by the opening remarks by Sec. Rodolfo B. Ochosa of North Fairview and the representative speaker of the North Fairview Brgy. Chairman, Manuel A. Chua. The highlight of the event was then preceded by a short breathtaking number by the Exodus Dance Group.

Distribution of awards and certificates

The distribution of certificates of completion and ribbons for the most outstanding pupils of HSCP was headed by the respected teachers, per class (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday), and handed by the Founding chairman of MYC Mr. Jayve Frech Marigondon, Kgwd. Giecel Marie Espia-Montemayor and representative Sec. Rodolfo B. Ochosa.

Monday – PM Class
Wednesday AM-class
Wednesday PM – class
Friday AM-class
Friday PM-class
Saturday AM-class
Saturday PM-class

After receiving their certificates and awards, simple and cute dance presentations were presented  by the combined Monday-and-Wednesday classes and also by the Friday-and-Saturday classes  for the amazed and proud guardians and parents of the child/children.

 

Kgwd. Giecel Marie Espia-Montemayors gives a short speech

I am  hoping for the best results (from) HSCP especially for the incoming pupils in our barangay on this coming school year 2017-2018 and I am willing to continue my support (for our) next HAPI program.” – Kgwd. Giecel Marie Espia-Montemayor

After a few words regarding the HSCP program, Kgwd. Giecel Marie Espia-Montemayor received a certificate of appreciation from Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) in appreciation for her great contribution and invaluable support of the program. This was followed by a speech by Mr. Marigondon, where he shared his gratitude to the people who joined and participated in the event.

 

 

 

The volunteers receive their certificates of appreciation.

HAPI Volunteers

 Ms. Jean Karla Tapao – Monday PM Teacher / Head Teacher / Project Head Coordinator

Christopher Michael V. Barredo – Saturday PM Shadow Teacher

The MYC and the Milenyo Exodus Dance Group

Milenyo Youth Council Volunteers

Edmond C. Ochoa – Wednesday AM & PM Teacher

Nerissa E. Secretaria – Friday AM & PM Teacher

Jayson G. Estañol – Saturday PM Teacher

Alaiza E. Ignacio – Assistant Teacher

Jeverson R. Miano – Assistant Teacher

Aaron Navarro -Assistant Teacher

Wendell T. Navarro -Assistant Teacher

Others:

Edmond V. Fernando – Saturday AM teacher

Eliseo J. Epoc Jr. – Saturday PM Shadow teacher

John Mark L. Saycon – Photographer

The MYC and the Milenyo Exodus Dance Group

 

Milenyo Volunteers dance performance

With heart felt gratitude, the closing remarks were given by Ms. Jean Karla M. Tapao as the master of ceremony during the event. She thanked the people who were behind the project, as well as the pupils and parents. Both crowd and members of the project who had spent and sacrificed their time and energy, as well as days bonding with both with each other, received an emotional realization of finality as Ms. Tapao ended with the statement that, “This is not the end, but the beginning of a true CHANGE.”

After her speech, the volunteer teachers performed a surprise dance presentation. The program lasted for 3 hours from 3:30 pm -6:30 pm. In the words of Ms. Tapao, “Everyone went home happy and they were  looking forward for the next HAPI Summer Class Program for year 2018.”

 

The Milenyo Exodus Dance group performs for the parents and students.
The Milenyo Exodus Dance group performs for the parents and students.
Distribution of awards and certificates

Milenyo Volunteers give a farewell dance performance

Kgwd. Giecel Marie Espia-Montemayor’s short talk
Kgwd. Giecel Marie Espia Montemayors receives her certificate of appriciation

Philippine National Anthem led by Jayson G. Estañol

The MYC volunteers and the Milenyo Exodus Dance Group

About the Author:

Jean Karla Tapao is the HAPI Promotions Director and lead Implementer of the HAPI Summer Class program.
She’s strong, independent and more than just a pretty face.

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