View comments Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “Of course I am disappointed. We made it to the Final Four but our goal was to really make the finals and win the championship. But I still believe in my teammates that they will improve next season.” Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident LATEST STORIES Behind Pons, FEU returned to the UAAP Finals for the first time since Season 71.The 6-foot-5 Santiago also didn’t want to bask in the glory alone as she shared the MVP to her teammates.“The MVP is the entire NU. It’s a team effort. My teammates helped me get that award and I give the credit to them,” Santiago, who scored 23 points, said.READ: Jaja Santiago ends UAAP career on a high note with MVP plumSantiago led NU back to the Final Four, though, she would’ve wanted to end her UAAP career by towing her team to the finals.ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Nzeusseu channels LeBron as he wills Jawbreakers to D-League crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Despite her brilliance, Jaja Santiago admitted she didn’t expect to be named MVP in the UAAP Season 80.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Santiago, the National University star, had a different bet in mind.“I really thought Pons would be this season’s MVP,” said Santiago in Filipino, referring to Bernadeth Pons of Far Eastern University.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We saw how she carried her team all the way to the finals. She had a lot of contributions and effort for her team,” added Santiago, who helped the Foton Tornadoes bag third place in the 2018 Philippine Superliga Grand Prix Tuesday.READ: Pascua: Pons deserves to win UAAP MVP Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast
NGSA examinationThe NEW Guyana Pharmaceutical Corporation (New GPC) on Wednesday distributed several bursary awards to its employees’ children who would have written the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) examinations.Among those in attendance at this ceremony were the awardees, summer attachments of the company, staff members, and representatives from the Guyana Labour Union (GLU) and the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union (CCWU).The six bursary awardees, Narendra Maraj, Menakshi Singh, Kelly Singh, Darryle David, Reshma Seemangal and Alaycie Datson, were also given school supplies.Meanwhile, recognition was also given to three work study students, Shaqueon Scott, Shelleeza Mohamad and Neveash Kumar.Company Secretary Zulfikar Ally charged the students to work towards excellenceRecipients of the bursaries along with NEW GPC Human Resources Manager Faye Scott; Company Secretary Zulfikar Ally; Executive Assistant Jonnellor Bowen; GLU General Secretary Carvil Duncan, and a CCWU representative on Wednesdayas he renewed the company’s commitment towards assisting the students in their academics.“The NEW GPC Inc once again is proud to continue this tradition of handing out bursary awards to students and children of our employees,” said Ally.“We have been doing this for a very long time, and we will continue to do this as long as we have bright young kids who continue to excel. Your whole future is ahead of you, and we would like to support you in your quest to become whatever you would like to be,” he said to the students.General Secretary of the Guyana Labour Union, Carvil Duncan, in his remarks, told the young students, “It is not where you are that is important, but where you want to be. Everything you want to achieve in life you’ll have to work for it.”He noted that for all students to excel, preparations must be made from the time they commence their academic journey.“You must programme yourselves from now for what you want to become in the next ten, fifteen years; and once you programme your thoughts and you are conscious of what you want to become, then the responsibility lies with you.”Additionally, Jonathan Motieram of Covent Garden Secondary was also named the top bursary graduate for securing eight subjects at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examination.