The NDCP President Lieutenant General Ferdinand M Cartujano PAF (Ret) hosted a welcome dinner for the members of Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) Regular Class 58 last 21 October 2022 the AFP Commissioned Officers’ Country, Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
In the same event, President Cartujano sworn in the 14 newly elected officers of MNSA RC-58 headed by their Class President, Atty Teodoro Jose S Matta of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD). Atty Matta received the symbolic key from the Class Vice President of MNSA RC-57, San Fernando City, La Union Vice Mayor Alfredo Pablo R Ortega MNSA as a symbol of the passing on of responsibility and inspiration for the members of the current class to strive for academic excellence, honor, and integrity. It was followed by the traditional lighting of the candle of knowledge that stood for the pursuit for excellence in the MNSA program.
Noting both the exciting and challenging prospects for RC-58 scholars in their learning journey, as well as the significant role of their newly elected officers in the academic affairs of the College, President Cartujano emphasized in his speech that “The opportunity to perceive from different lenses will definitely be key to your further success. Our light as leaders and opinion shapers is not created to be hidden; instead, it was made to illuminate the darkness around it. The future may look bleak to some, but we should always look forward and work toward a bright future.”
Director Dinna Lee Cartujano of the Office of Human Resource of the Department of National Defense, MNSA RC-57 class officers, as well as the officials, faculty, and staff of NDCP attended the ceremonies.