You must be logged in to add tags. Conceived by John D. Rockefeller III, the award was created to commemorate President Ramon Magsaysay and to perpetuate his example of integrity in government and
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The University of Santo Tomas will soon celebrate its th anniversary of foundation. I want to believe that it lasted this long, not only because of the thousands of students, faculty, and employees who inhabit it today, but because of the love and concern that smolders within the heart of Thomasians everywhere.
I myself am an avid lover of UST. How do I know that it is so? Let me count the ways. Nowhere in the country can you see such majestic work of genius. Declared as a National Cultural Treasure by the government, the main building has become sort of a sacrament — it makes present what it signifies: Classic, in the sense of timeless and forever timely.
The main building has become the face of UST, and I cannot stop admiring the foresight of this building, the eminent engineer Fr.
The cross symbolizes our redemption, the clock symbolizes history.
The two taken together means salvation history. But the greatest of these is love. What other university can claim such a sublime past?
The fact that it had survived several centuries of colonial battles for supremacy, two World Wars, countless calamities and disasters, economic and political upheavals in the country, is a clear proof that UST is an institution imbued with unending grace.
It reminds us of the stubborn will of UST to survive, to be relevant, to impress its mark on every student that enters its portal. Thomasians everywhere who have the Arch of the Centuries in their heart will never lose hope even in their darkest hours.
I know I love UST because I feel immensely relaxed every time I stroll on its venerable grounds, with its magnificent gardens, the Plaza Mayor, the Quadricentennial Square, the parade grounds that have witnessed extraordinary events like three Papal visits, the Paskuhan, Baccalaureate Mass, Freshmen Walk, and many other unforgettable occasions.
I feel and exhilarating sense of relief for a while all of Sampaloc area is cramped by houses shanties, high rise buildings, condominiums, and commercial establishments, and strangled by narrow streets teeming with cars and jeepneys, UST is an oasis teeming with trees, a haven for plant lovers, where one can breathe freely, jog, run, or simply stand and allow oneself to dissolve in the swirling, throbbing, never-ending motion around him.
Board topnotchers, UAAP champions, winners in national and international competitions, eminent public servants, professionals, and civic leaders.
I vicariously share their triumphs and bask in their glory. I cannot stop to relish the thought that the University has produced not only excellent leaders, entrepreneurs, academicians, and pioneering professionals, but also heroes and saints.
Which university in the Philippines has alumni who can boast of such exalted pedigree? I know I love UST because I feel elated rather than angry everytime a traffic jam forms in all streets surrounding UST during the scheduled entrance test.
This means that many young Filipinos consider UST as their priority school during enrolment. While UST has maintained its non-elitist status, it continues to defy standards of excellence in almost all the professions.Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo's eldest daughter Jessica Marie or Aika wrote this winning essay for the Ramon Magsaysay Student Essay Competition in A cool read, this is a collection of 21 essays from the first four years of the Ramon Magsaysay Student Essay Competition of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation to connect the sterling lifework of awardees with the urbanagricultureinitiative.com: Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in at 56 West 37th Street in Manhattan, New York City, to socialites Anna Rebecca Hall and Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt. From an early age she preferred to be called by her middle name, Eleanor. Through her father, she was a niece of President Theodore urbanagricultureinitiative.comh her mother, she was a niece of tennis champions Valentine Gill "Vallie" Hall III and .
The Ramon Magsaysay Youth Essay Competition, launched in March , is part of the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation’s effort of inspiring the youth with living Asian heroes of change and to encourage them to demonstrate the same kind of servant leadership manifested by President Ramon Magsaysay and the Magsaysay awardees.
I won third place, high school division, in the very first Ramon Magsaysay Essay Writing Contest (the fore-runner of the now well-known annual Ramon Magsaysay Student Essay Competition of the Award Foundation) of Mr.
Paco Magsaysay and Museo Pambata. Ramon Magsaysay Student Essay Competition definition, categories, type and other relevant information provided by All Acronyms.
RMSEC stands for Ramon Magsaysay Student Essay Competition.