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John Paul A. Taday, a graduate of the College of Nursing Batch 2013, has been chosen by the 2015 Mayoral Awards Committee to receive the Jessie M. Robredo Youth Award. The award is given in recognition of his outstanding achievement as youth leader in his own field which has contributed to the positive enhancement of the city’s growth, honor and development. The Awarding Ceremony will be held on June 17, 2015 at Crown Hotel, Naga City.
John Paul A. Taday
Mr. Taday is a graduate of the elementary, high school and college departments of UNC where he excelled in both academics and extra-curricular activities. He graduated as class salutatorian in high school and placed 14th in the licensure examination for nurses in 2013. In college, he occupied various leadership positions, among them: Governor, Phil. Nursing Students Association, Bicol Executive Council; Commissioner, Bayer Young Environmental Envoy; Co-founder and President, Junior Trainers Circle-UNC Chapter. He was a delegate to the 14th National Ayala Young Leaders Congress. As president of the Junior Trainers Circle, he initiated the environmental project, “One Thousand Paper Bags” in which advocated the use of paper bags among the market vendors of Naga City. The project was awarded first runner-up in the Raul S. Roco Youth Achievement Award in 2012. In recognition of his exemplary achievement as student leader he received the following awards: UNC Leadership Award (2013), Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines, Region V (2013); Ten Outstanding Students of Bicol (2013) and National Finalist in the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (2013). At present, he is pursuing his medical studies at Bicol University. He is still actively involved in the activities of the Ayala Young Leaders Alumni Association, Inc. and the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines Alumni Community.
The Jessie M. Robredo Youth Award is one of the Mayoral Awards given by the Naga City government to young individuals, youth groups or organizations. It aims to recognize youth exemplary qualities. The search looks for young people who dedicate their talents and leadership skills in making a difference and becoming socially involved in their respective community or organization for the greater interest of their constituents and members. (AAFullante)