“GSP Davao remains as Outstanding Council”
Sun.Star Davao, Sept. 22, 2018
Sun.Star Davao, Sept. 22, 2018
The Girl Scouts of the Philippines Davao Council Eastern Mindanao Region recently held its Annual Council Conference and Awards Ceremony at the Pinnacle Hotel.
Under the leadership of Mrs. Binelda Sunga, council president for triennium 2015-2018, it was proudly announced during the well-attended event that the “GSP Davao Council maintained its status as one of the Outstanding Councils in the Philippines with exemplary achievements and services, all geared towards the pursuit of the GSP Mission and Vision”.
Former GSP Davao Council president and current Vice President for International Participation, Mrs. Binelda Sunga, with daughter Councilor Mabel Sunga-Acosta who is also part of the board for this triennium.
“Our good partnership and support that made us what we are now is due to our Volunteer Leaders composed of the Functional Board, Trainers, Camping Persons, District Commissioners, Heads of the Private Schools, Principals, District Committees, District Field Advisers, Barangay Girl Scout Committees, Troop Leaders, Troops, Department of Education Schools Division Superintendent Maria Ines Asuncion, and of course, the hardworking professional staff”, shares Mrs. Sunga gratefully.
|Below: The GSP Davao Council staff|
At the conference, Commissioner for Program Laura Elmido discussed the evaluation of the districts’ and schools’ accomplishments against set goals. This was followed by the presentation of conference awards to deserving GSP stakeholders such as Outstanding National Magic Spot Project Award for Junior Troop No. 2416, “Girl Scout Power Troop” of Quezon E/S, Piedad District; and the Pilar Hidalgo Lim Troop Achievement Award (Finalist) for Junior Girl Scouts Troop No. 946, Birds of Paradise Troop of Mahayag E/S, Bunawan District.
PILAR HIDALGO LIM AWARD (FINALIST). PILAR HIDALGO LIM AWARD (FINALIST). The Pilar Hidalgo Lim Troop Achievement Award (Finalist) is given to the Junior Girl Scouts Troop No. 946, Birds of Paradise Troop of Mahayag E/S, Bunawan District.
Among the individual awardees were Davao Council Executive Teresita Pia who bagged the prestigious World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts’ (International) Leadership Award for “standing out as a role model, having acquired a high level of self-development that enabled her to provide quality Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting within and outside the organization”.
Also awarded were public school teacher Rosalinda Rubia for Outstanding Troop Leader (National); and Cadet Girl Scout Michelle Angela Ucab for Outstanding Girl Scout (National). Both leadership awardees received travel grants to international events.
NATIONAL OUTSTANDING TROOP LEADER. Public school teacher Rosalinda Rubia is cited for being a National Outstanding Troop Leader.
NATIONAL OUTSTANDING GIRL SCOUT. Cadet Girl Scout Michelle Angela Ucab is among the National Outstanding Girl Scout Awardees.
|TOP PERFORMING DISTRICT. Tibungco District earns the distinction of being the Top Performing District by the GSP Eastern Mindanao Region Davao Girl Scout Council for 2017-2018.|
On the other hand, retired judge, Hon. Virginia Europa, was recognized for being the GSP’s Individual Citation Award (National) for Triennium 2015-2018.
Taking on the challenge as the Council president for the new triennium (2018-2021) is Dr. Gloria Labor joined by other dynamic Council Board officers who include Evangeline Cedeno, Vice President (VP) for Field; Binelda Sunga, VP for International Participation; Charita Puentespina, VP for Fund Development; Marina Mesina, Secretary; Donna Sollano, Asst. Secretary; Corazon Costan, Treasurer; Enriqueta Abanilla, Asst. Treasurer; Judge Loida Kahulugan, Auditor; among others.
|GSP Davao Council president for triennium 2018-2021 Dr. Gloria Rabor|
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