Ninety WVCST students who were affected by Typhoon Yolanda received the cash donation of Southern Luzon State University in the amount of Php1,000.00 each yesterday, January 16, 2014.
In a formal turn over program headed by the Director of the Office of the Student Affairs, Dr. Susan Marie R. de la Cruz and the Student Republic, Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, the College President awarded the cash donations to the students who were picked out from the raffle draw last Friday, January 10, 2013, succeeding the assessment of the OSA.
Dr. Sorolla conveyed the empathy of the SLSU community to the affected students of WVCST and said that the Php100,000.00 cash donation was accumulated from the voluntary contribution of the students as well as the faculty and staff of the university.
The Php90,000.00 was divided equally to 90 students while the Php10,000.00 was given to the Lardera sisters (from BSHRT 2A & 4A) whose father died at the height of the storm surge while saving his elementary pupils.
On their part, the WVCST students also expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the Southern Luzon State University community for the support that was extended to them.
Also present during the turn over ceremony were Mrs. Mylene A. Cababasay, Admin Officer V, Cashier III, Dr. Georgia Demavivas, adviser of the Student Republic and the SR officers headed by Mr. Brandon Rivera and Prof. Pedro H. Fontonalgo, adviser of the Technovator, the official newsletter of WVCST.