LCCian ranks ninth in the Licensure Exam for Teachers

Bacolod City — Ma. Sahara dela Cruz Fregil, a Bachelor in Elementary Education graduate, is among the ninth placers in the Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET) held last March 20, 2016. The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) posted the results on May 19, 2016.

With a rating of 87.60, Fregil is the only placer from the region in the most recent LET.

The Board for Professional Teachers announced that 12,128 elementary teachers out of 42,739 examinees (28.38%) and 18,810 secondary teachers out of 53,090 examinees (35.43%) successfully passed the LET.

An active student leader during her college days, Fregil received numerous awards including the Academic Excellence Award, which she received during the 69th Baccalaureate Commencement Exercises held on March 28, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center.

Fregil was also the 2014 Model Student recognized by the School of Sciences, Liberal Arts and Teacher Education. In 2015, she was awarded the Best in Oral Research Presentation during the Research Week at LCC Bacolod.

She was a volunteer electives teacher in educational programs and projects that provide greater access to education for children from economically poor backgrounds like LCC’s Mother Rita Barceló Night High School and the Klasmeyts for Kids, while being a staff writer for The Ripples, LCC’s official student publication.

After taking the professional oath, Fregil plans to continue volunteering.  She said she’s very thankful to her teachers and friends at LCC Bacolod whom she shared the notes and materials she used for the review. “I had little time to prepare that is why I never expected this blessing. But with the help of my school, LCC Bacolod, and the unending support from my teachers and friends, I was able to review well despite the limited time” she added.

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National seminar on gender-based literature held

La Consolacion College Bacolod was selected center for Filipino language and literature

The Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) held a seminar on the teaching of gender-based literature at La Consolacion College Bacolod on May 18-20, 2016.  It is the second of the two national seminars conducted on the same topic, the first one was held at Jose Rizal Memorial State University, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte last April 13-15.

The commission stated that the purpose of the seminar is to increase awareness of gender in teaching literature through lectures and discussions on various topics. There were also demonstrations of folk tales, poetry, and short stories.


Participants were teachers and academic administrators of various educational institutions in the country. Seminar topics included Gender in the Basic Education Curriculum, which was delivered by Galcoso Alburo, of the DepEd Division of Marikina; the gender-based Approach in Teaching Literature by Ms. Wennielyn Fajilan, professor from University of Sto. Tomas; The Women Stereotype in National Literature by Mr. Salvador Biglaen of Miriam College; Contemporary Feminist Literature by Mr. John Iremil Teodoro of Miriam College; and Gender and Literature by Ms. Moreal Camba of University of Asia and the Pacific.

KWF Commissioner Purificion G. Delima was among the speakers.

Kapisanan nang mga Manunudlo sa Filipino (KAMFIL) president Mrs. Edna Fregil said that La Consolacion College Bacolod has been selected to be the Center for Filipino Language and Culture.  As such LCC Bacolod was awarded the seal of the “Dignity of Language and Culture,” from the Commission on the Filipino Language as a symbol of its organizational capability to lead in the promotion of the cultural attributes of the place where it is located.