SM Foundation will be awarding technical-vocational scholarships to 1,000 applicants this June. This was announced by SM Foundation Executive Director for Education, Ms. Linda Atayde at the press conference for this year’s Presentation of College Scholar Graduates Event held on May 25, at the SMX Convention Center.
SM Prime Holdings, Inc., through SM Foundation, turned over its 74th school building donation to the San Francisco Elementary School in Tarlac on May 6. The two-storey, four-classroom school building came fully furnished with 200 armchairs, 16 wall fans, eight blackboards, four teacher’s table and chair sets, four toilets and four wall clocks.
SM Foundation turned over a two-storey, four-classroom school building to the Northern Tacloban City National High School (NTCNHS) on April 24 in partnership with Deutsche Bank. This came just days after SM Cares, a division of SM Foundation, turned over 400 disaster-resilient houses to Typhoon Yolanda victims in the same area.
SM Foundation and SM Prime Holdings, Inc. recently donated a new 2-storey, 4-classroom school building to serve the students of Bakod Bayan Elementary School in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija for the incoming school year—including its 59 Sama-Bajau enrollees.
SM Foundation ended 2015 on a high note as it welcomed another first for its college scholarship program—four of its most recent scholar-graduates topped the 2015 national licensure examinations for engineering. These students are part of SM Foundation’s most recent batch of scholar-graduates. Of the total of 264 graduates for school year 2014-2015, 62 of finished with latin honors and academic distinctions.
School principal, Nelson Palma leads teachers & students of the Efraim Santibanez National High School in Passi, Iloilo in saying “thank-you” to donors, SM Foundation & BDO Foundation for the spanking new 2-storey, 4-classroom school building built in the school campus.