The Miriam Adult Education proudly salutes its 2019 graduates composed of 87 senior high school and 78 technical-vocational students on April 2, 2019. Ceremonies were held at the High School Covered Court.
The program formally started with the processional, the entrance of colors, and the singing of the National Anthem conducted by Emma A. Igos, MAE coordinator for Student Affairs and signed by Alexis S. Ong, part of the MAE graduating class.
An opening prayer was then led by Class 2019 salutatorian Mark Joseph M. Hermogino. MAE principal Glenda R. Villanueva, headed the official start of the ceremony as she presented the 165 candidates for graduation to Miriam College president, Dr. Rosario O. Lapus, who conferred the approval of the students' graduation. Karylle I. Oval, class 2019 valedictorian, delivered her valedictory message that emphasized on the value of hard work and perseverance amidst trials that may come along the way.
Medals and certificates were given to students with excellence in the academic field and exemplary competence in technical-vocational courses. Recognized as well were the loyalty, service, and leadership awardees.
Villanueva then introduced the guest speaker for the said event, Josefa Consuelo Consunji-Reyes, Maryknoll/Miriam College alumna, Class of 1967. Consunji-Reyes shed light on the value of silence and awareness as one strives to reach success. Afterwards, the diplomas were awarded to the MAE graduating class.
The singing of the Miriam College hymn, conducted by Igos and signed by Ong concluded the ceremony.