Teacher’s decision to let a 12-year-old compete pays off

Immae Lachica 11/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Sometimes, taking a risk pays off. Take for example the story of this teacher from Danao City, Jerome Hermosilla. Hermosilla had a student who was so dedicated about joining a sports competition. But he thought…

USC’s determination paying off 

Brian J. Ochoa 10/16/2019

Games Saturday: (October 19, 2019) 12:30 P.M. – USC vs CITU  (high school) 2 P.M. – UCLM vs. UC (high school) 3:30 P.M. – USPF vs. SWU (college) 5:00 P.M. – CITU vs. USJR (college) Cebu City,…

2 sisters hurdle school by sheer will, determination

Norman Mendoza 04/04/2018

The story is one for the books — that of an extraordinary feat by two sisters suffering from Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a genetic disorder characterized by bones that break easily. In Caohagan islet, Lapu-Lapu City, 17-year-old Jean Balingit…

Courage and determination

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/03/2017

His bronze statute caught my eyes. I stopped and reflected. Perhaps being near the symbol of courage, indomitable spirit and martyrdom gains special significance now, amid the political turmoil that our beloved country once again finds itself…

Hard work and determination pay off

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/03/2017

Farmer’s daughter from Guba, Cebu City, places second in Social Worker board exam A daughter of a farmer from Barangay Guba, Cebu City, placed second in the Social Worker licensure examination given last month. Apple Mae Opit…

‘Road to porndiction’

Francis B. Ongkingco 10/14/2016

(Part 3 of 3) How can one overcome addiction to pornography? In the previous parts of this article, we had gone through the process of identifying what may lead to this addiction. The approach was more anthropological…

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