Name of the School: Maligo Elementary School
Complete Address of the School: Brgy. Maligo, Polomolok, South Cotabato
Date: January 23, 2009
B. Service (10%): 8%
C. Leadership (20%): 18.2%
D. Character (10%): 9.3%
Total rating of the nominee: 87.6%
Rationale of the Nominee
Our school’s choosen awardee for Mindanao Youth Leadership Award (MYLA) is Kimberly V. Gantuangco, a grade six and a graduating pupil of Maligo Elementary School.
Kimberly or “Kimkim” as she is fondly called by everybody, is a consistent first honor pupil of our school from grade 1 to 5. This school year in her sixth grade, looking at her good performance in class, a good leader and a diligent pupil, it is not impossible for her to make it again to the top.
District Match Olympics, 2005-present, super Quiz Bee, STEP and others, were some of the contest represented by Kimberly to the district level since grade 4. An active troop leader of the Girl Scout of the Philippines, the Class President since 2006 and the President of School Governing Council at present.
Being president of the pupil government, she can lead the pupils in school do their everyday tasks like coming to school on time, attending the flag ceremony and maintaining the cleanliness of the school campus. Even with the absence of their class adviser, she can manage the class by letting her classmates behave and do their board works until their teacher arrives.
Our nominee is a good dancer. In fact, she participates actively during Barangay Foundation Anniversary being the dance leader in field demonstrations since her primary grades. She can even create dance steps and choreography, a big help in the part of her teachers considering her suggestions.
Kimberly is helpful, considerate and approachable. She is everybody’s friend. She has that concern for other, use her initiative thinking of some alternatives for the good and welfare of everybody.
A responsible and dependable pupil, soft-spoken girl with confidence, beauty and brain, vetting good example to everybody at her age to become an ideal person which makes us all happy and proud.
Lorie T. Yayong