• CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
The Bacolod Sangguniang congratulated Andrea Nicole Sumugat for being the topnotcher in the March 2023 Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers (LEPT), and for giving honor and pride to Bacolod City.
The resolution authored by Councilor Em Legaspi-Ang said Sumugat, a resident of Paglaum Village, Brgy. Mansilingan, ranked first in the May 2023 LEPT, where 24,819 out of 60,896 examinees for elementary teachers and 48,005 out of 102,272 examinees for secondary teachers passed the said examination.
Sumugat has been a consistent academic achiever as she finished her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, summa cum laude, at the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos; was Class 2012 valedictorian at Paglaum Village Elementary School, Class 2016 valedictorian at Paglaum Village Junior High School, and Class 2018 valedictorian at Paglaum Senior High School, it said.
She has also been a consistent achiever in her extracurricular activities as she has been winning numerous short story writing contests, poem writing contests, and quiz bees from 2011 to 2016, the resolution added.
The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Bacolod City recognized her strong determination to succeed in her chosen field of endeavor as evidenced by her remarkable achievement and hopes that this will encourage other young people to follow her example, it added.*