“My passion is to be the voice of my fellow ordinary students,” was the quick response of Miss Adeline Espulgar Suarez when asked after being elected President of the Federated Student Republic (SR) on August 29, 2019. Suarez will represent the students in the ISAT U Board of Regents (BOR).
Her track record earned her the respect of fellow student leaders in different ISAT U campuses. “ I enter ISAT U as an ordinary student in 2016, and since then I joined the Chess Varsity Team,‘ she narrated. The next year, Suarez served the University as a student laborer.
Despite her hectic schedule, service is still in the priority list of the lady. In the same year, she run and was elected as Class Mayor . Greater opportunity came and she was elected as Student Republic Senator where she was awarded as the Most Outstanding Student Leader in AY 2018-2019. Miss Suarez was also designated as the Ambassadress of the Freedom of Information for AY 2019.
“This time responsibility and task are knocking the door of my leadership career, how could I say no?” was all she said when she won the election.
Among her plans is to reinforce the approval of the university president for students to attend programs sanctioned by the university. “ The problem is dehado ang mga estudyante, some instructors will not allow students to attend programs even if there are memos from the president, “ Suarez lamented. “I’ll be proposing a resolution that will oblige teachers to extend remedial activities for students who are excused in classes to attend programs and to give instructors corresponding sanctions for disallowing students,” she added.
A Bachelor of Information Technology senior, she plans to exploit the net for students information, “if by chance I will push through the first ever ISAT U Info Board Application, where all applicable information are directly seen and disseminated to the students,’ Suarez explained.
The famous words of US President John Quincy Adams which says, “ If your action inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader, “ inspired Miss Suarez and made her believe that “being a leader does not only possess the willingness to serve but also the willingness to help and inspire others.”