May 30, 2023
PNOC EC Isabela Scholars Now New Teachers
PNOC EC Isabela Scholars are now new teachers (From Left): Caren Joy M Sugpatan, John Rey C Lazatin, Camille G Cachuela
Fort Bonifacio Global City, 25 May 2023 – PNOC Exploration Corporation, the oil, gas, and coal exploration arm of the National Government, is happy and proud to announce that three of the Company’s Scholars in Isabela Province successfully passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), held in March of this year.
Isabela is home to the Company’s Service Contract 37 (SC 37) in Santiago City, and Coal Operating Contract 122 (COC 122), covering Cauayan City, and the Municipalities of Benito Soliven and Naguilian.
Sugpatan and Cachuela have been PNOC EC Scholars for the last eight years, since they were both in Junior High School. Lazatin was a PNOC EC Scholar for two years.
Sugpatan completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education, with a Major in Mathematics. Lazatin is also a graduate of Secondary Education, with a Major in Science. Cachuela graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education.
PNOC EC has constantly given full support to disadvantaged but deserving scholars in the High School and College levels over the last several years through its flagship Kaagapay sa Karunungan, a key component of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program.
PNOC EC has expanded the scholarship program to Zamboanga Sibugay Province. Zamboanga Sibugay hosts PNOC EC’s Coal Operating Contract 41 (COC 41) and Coal Operating Contract 204 (COC 204).
There are currently 24 PNOC EC scholars in Isabela, and 36 scholars in Zamboanga Sibugay.