BALANGA CITY, Bataan – A recipient of the provincial government’s “Iskolar ng Bataan” program from this city graduated with honors in a premier university in the country.
Julia Francisca Alonzo Barrientos from Barangay Central has recently graduated cum laude at the University of the Philippines Los Banos with the course BS Nutrition.
A consistent honor student during high school and elementary days, she was high school salutatorian at Tomas Del Rosario Academy in this city.
Her proud parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius and Irene Alonzo Barrientos expressed happiness for her academic achievement. They also thanked the Iskolar ng Bataan program for the assistance.
The scholarship program, which started in 2005 when the late Cong. Tet Garcia was governor and continued by Governor Abet Garcia, has already benefited thousands of Bataan college students.