10 – Year Service Awardee
MR. EDUARDO JANOLINO – Maintenance, SED
Mr. Eduardo Janolino is a picture of good health, vitality, and well being; not getting younger but looking younger. He never considers his work a menial job; it is, in fact, for him, a very decent job. He performs all his obligations to the best of his abilities. Each time a task is assigned to him, he readily accepts it, with no “ifs” and “buts”. He may not be a man of many words, but his outputs speak of who really he is. His 10 years of service to Roosevelt College Rodriguez will always be treasured and remembered by the school populace. We salute you “Kuya Amay”.
15 – Year Service Awardees
DR. MARNIE E. JOSE – School Dentist
Dr. Marnie was not born to worry in this world but to live happily. For her, worry is an uninvited guest that spoils and ruins all the fun in life, the times when we are feeling triumphant or filled with hope. The best recourse for her is to wear a smile always at all times and in every occasion. Laughter for her is a glorious gift, so her philosophy is: live life to the fullest, love with all of your heart and laugh as heartily as you can. These are just some of the many gems of thoughts of our school dentist. Every time you visit her in the clinic, she will share with you with so many gems and that is the reason why everyone in school loves her very much. For her, healthy teeth indeed make a person show a healthy smile. You are indeed an inspiration to all of us, Dr. Marnie Jose.
MRS. JOVELYN S. BULANON – Faculty, EED
Jovy is a Rooseveltian at heart. She is a graduate of Roosevelt Memorial High School (Montalban Campus) in 1994 and finished her BEED degree in 1998 at RC Cainta’s Center for Teacher Education (CTE). When she joined the teaching force of Roosevelt College Rodriguez 15 years ago, Teacher Jovy never thought that she would stay this long as a teacher. Her dedication to work keeps her growing as an educator. Proofs of this are her Most Outstanding Teacher awards and the high regard accorded to her by her superiors and fellow teachers. She is happily married for ten years to Renan and they are blessed with three wonderful children: Renz, Regina, and Rogelyn.
20 – Year Service Awardees
MRS. MARIA TERESA S. ANGELES – Principal, EED
Systematic, intelligent, and optimistic are words that describe Ma’am Tess, according to her co-workers. This pretty lass is a Rooseveltian by heart. She finished her high school, college and graduate studies in Roosevelt College consistently as a scholar and an honor student. The school has equipped her well for when she took the Professional Board Exams for Teachers in 1993, she ranked 9th nationwide. These have been instrumental in her fast climb in the RC System organizational ladder. Her exemplary performance as teacher, researcher, assistant head and academic supervisor was key in her becoming the youngest school head in the history of the RC System. Her educational qualifications and extensive experience in management made RC Rodriguez Elementary Education Department grow strong under her management. She is passionate about the education of the youth, believing in providing an environment where individuals are valued and nurtured to bring out their best. Despite her accomplishments and hectic schedule, Ma’am Tess remains a loving wife to her husband of 16 years, Mr. Dheo Angeles, and a hands-on mom to two handsome boys, Dither and Jethro.
MRS. RHODORA F. ADRIANO – Faculty, EED
Teacher Dhora is simple yet full of life. This amiable woman originally started her teaching career at RC Cubao and was consequently transferred to RC Rodriguez in the Elem. School Department. Being modest, honest, and efficient and loving, she has become successful in her chosen profession as she now reaches her 20th year of service. Dhora tries to work systematically for she intends to accomplish things perfectly and on time for her family and the school. She is approachable, friendly, and obedient to her superiors. These qualities make her an efficient molder of young people especially, her pupils and her own two children as well.
MR. FELIPE A. MALLABO – Faculty, English
In his 20 years of service at Roosevelt College Rodriguez, he has gained better insights and deeper understanding about student’s psyche’s and personalities. He has the charisma of motivating students to succeed in school and in the long run in life. He is a visual aid personified, he grooms himself properly, proper haircut, clean nails, well combed hair, shiny shoes and perfect fit attire. He is a portrait that displays expression, personality and mood. He truly cares for his students and exhibits empathy as he tries to see the world through his student’s eyes. He treats his students as Christ’s children, makes friends with them, is unselfishly interested in them, and helps them get over the rough places in life. His passion for reading makes him a ready man. In a nutshell, he uses every opportunity to teach students in the name of LOVE.
25 – Year Service Awardees
MRS. ROSANA D. ALARILLA – Faculty, Science
A vast range of knowledge, ability, skill, judgment, and understanding are strong weapons possessed by our awardee. In addition, she has a focused mind, a flexible heart, and a soul teeming with concern about the students. She motivates her students to translate her lessons into lifelong learning. She is a firm believer that good classroom management pre supposes mutual understanding between her and the students. In fact, she never curtails the freedom of the students for doing this is the same as closing the doors and barring them from accepting the opportunities for their growth. She creates greater change in the lives of the students. Our service awardee has metamorphosed from a classroom teacher to a great and prolific home pedagogue.
MS. ANNA BELLE D. ESTANISLAO – Faculty, English
Anna Belle, a native of Rodriguez, has spent more than a half of her life in Roosevelt College. She attended high school and college in Roosevelt College and served the school for 25 years after her graduation. Though a single mom, she was able to handle life with three kids by herself. Her strong faith in the Lord made her fix her eyes and spiritual life to serving GOD. For her, it’s not only material possessions that can make someone happy in this world; more important is becoming a true minister of God in all faithfulness. Her guiding words are written in Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not in your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”
MRS. MERCEDITA P. MACAPIA – Maintenance, SED
No one will ever question the industriousness and commitment of our 25-year service awardee. She may not be performing a white collar job, but still, she puts so much dignity in her work. Despite her meager remuneration, she was able to give the best education to her children, her ultimate legacy to them. Her best weapon in life is her steadfast faith in God. She sees to it that in everything she does, God is always the first. Verily, Ate Mercy will be in a gold star once she decides to enjoy her solitary life.
MRS. CHERYL P. TAGLE – Faculty, Mathematics
Bring out the best among the students is the burning philosophy of Ma’am Che Tagle. Though from the very start, she knew that no one would get rich from teaching, she is adamant that teaching will be her legacy that will matter in the end. For her, teachers are like engineers that build the character of people, they are like prophets that lay the foundation for tomorrow. She sees to it that no one is left behind in her class. She wants all students to grow as a class and that is why she is dearly loved not just by her students but their guardians as well.
30 – Year Service Awardees
MR. PABLO E. ASUNCION – Faculty, TLE/ICT
He belongs to the upper echelons of teachers in Roosevelt College Rodriguez in terms of teaching competencies. As a computer teacher, he displays accuracy and precision in dealing with his students. These characteristics paved the way for his designation as a prefecture of the school. Sir Pabs strongly believes that the school must be a home where students are nourished, nurtured and cared for, in accordance with its mission. He further emphasizes that “Nothing should stunt and deter the growth of the students”. His current position as prefecture of the school is a very vivid proof of his exemplary performance in the school. In fact, students do not fear him, but respect him because of his own subtle ways of treating students who need his attention.
MS. MARIE GRACE M. AZURIN – Faculty, Mathematics
In everything she does, excellence is the name of the game. This is a description strongly attributed and credited to Ma’am Grace. Her voice inside the classroom is like music that resonates within the hearts and minds of her students. With her mathematical acumen and adroitness, she makes the subject very easy for her students. These are some of the many attributes attached to Teacher Grace. Thirty years ago, the charismatic and ecstatic smile of Teacher Grace has been visible, and even up to now, she easily shows her grace and love. It has never waned; it has even become more enthralling and magical. Absolutely, Ma’am Grace was created by God to mold and melt the young minds of the students. Thank you Teacher Grace for inspiring not only the students but also all of us, your co-workers here in school.
MRS. ELENITA R. JAVIER – Clerk, Director’s Office
True to her commitment as a clerk at the Director’s Office for the past 30 years, Mrs. Lennie Javier has shown her unrelenting support to all the teaching and non teaching personnel of the school. Because of this, she is dearly loved and esteemed by her everyone. Her very systematic way of keeping files and pecuniary concerns is done with so much passion and “gusto”. She always has a ready hand, an open mind and a forgiving heart. If ever she is faced by the onslaught of fear and depression, she clings to our Almighty God, her bedrock at all times. For her it’s not the quantity of years that matters but it is the quality of service she extends to the clientele of the school.
MR. AVELINO L. SANTOS – Faculty, Mathematics
Begin the day with a smile and everything else follows. This is the guiding principle of Sir Ave Santos who has served the school for the past 30 years. Without an iota of doubt he is a precious diamond in this school. He has brought fame and prestige to his revered school from school, to district, and even to national events. He always has a jovial mood and hearty conviviality uniquely Ave’s style. Sir Ave rekindles in the students their passion for numbers, for if you love math, math will love you in return. He always emphasizes that there must be a symbiotic relationship between the math teachers and the students, so that a better academic output is achieved. Sir Ave, a million thanks to you for sharing with us incredible joy, laughter, and good memories. We salute you sir.
MRS. DELIA M.VICENTE – Faculty, TLE/ICT
Ma’am Delia Vicente is not just a teacher in mind but also a teacher in heart and spirit. As a teacher, she never fails to impart filial devotions and piousness to our Creator. One of her outstanding qualities is her fair and gentle treatment of her students. She goes beyond boundaries just to reach her students but of course without invading their privacies. She is a strong believer that learning style can be attributed to student’s own thinking, sensing, feeling, and intuition. Indeed Ma’am Del is very pivotal in instilling love for learning in the hearts and minds of the students.
35 – Year Service Awardee
MRS. ROSANA F. SALVADOR – Faculty, TLE/ICT
Thirty five years ago, as a novice at Roosevelt College System, her superiors already knew that she would be a very potent and efficacious teacher in Roosevelt College. True enough, she has proven her worth. She never shows nonchalance to her students, instead, she mothers them as best as she can. She is gets very excited when she sees the technological inclinations of her students. She never shows tiredness in all her assigned tasks; instead, she does them with enthusiasm, vigor, and zest. Retirement seems to be knocking at her door now, but she never entertains it, for teaching is her love, her life, and her destiny. Mrs. Rosana Salvador, despite her six years of stay here at Roosevelt College, will always be cherished and treasured not just by her students but also her co-employees as well.
45 – Year Service Awardee
MRS. CLEMENCIA G. RICO – Registrar
45 Years of Exemplary Service is already a feat in itself. Commitment to her profession, passion for her work, and rapport with her co-employees are some of the many attributes of our lone 45 year service awardee. She never entertained the possibility of leaving her Secondary, College and Post College Alma Mater. It is just a normal occurrence that sometimes she encounters depression and stress in her work; nevertheless, these are not hindrances to her eager and loving performance of her job as registrar in our school. During these times, she always looks back at her glorious days at Roosevelt College System, her strong family and her indomitable spirit, which keep her up on her toes in everything she does. Truly, Ma’am Rico offers a wonderful legacy to RCS, worthy of emulation and immortalized in our collection of memories. Hats off to you Ma’am Rico; may you continue to be a blessing to others as you are now to all of us.
(Written by Dr Paz H Diaz, VPA)