To give honor to our beloved teachers, here are the list of my academic teachers (as I remember them).I can only recall the Surnames of most of them.Here are the list of my academic teachers (as I remember them).I can only recall the Surnames of most of them.
1980 – Sorry I really forgot their name/s but I know I studied kindergarten at what we called Little Bagiuo at Taytay, Rizal. If I remember it right, it was managed by Iglesia Ni Cristo during that time;
1982 – Grade 1 section 2 at Sta. Ana Elementary School, Taytay, Rizal (until grade 3 and continued grade 6) Ms. Albano, Thank you Ma’am for believing in me. She transferred me to section 1 in my next grade;
1983 – Grade 2 section 1, Ms. Lacanienta, My best english speaking teacher. She’s also my God mother in my wedding;
1984 – Grade 3 section 1, Ms. Dela Paz, Kinda strict especially with tardiness;
1985 – Grade 4 section 1 at East Bajac Bajac, Olongapo City (until grade 5) Ms. Barrera, Terror teacher as they say but I’ve learned a lot from her;
1986 – Grade 5 section 1, Ms. Inocencio, Another terror teacher and also a great english teacher if I’m not mistaken;
1987 – Grade 6 section 1, Ms. Zacarias, Best english teacher and adviser;
1988 – 1st year High school at Juan Sumulong Memorial Jr. College, Taytay, Rizal (until 4th year) Ms. Enriquez, Our strict but loving adviser;
1989 – 2nd year High school, Ms. Gondra, Our comedic, fun-loving teacher in J.S.M.J.C.;
1990 – 3rd year High school, Ms. Naval, Strict English speaking adviser who’s very fond of chocolates for her children;
1991 – 4th year High school, Mr. Faustino;
1992 – 1996 Again, forgive me if I don’t remember all my professors in University of Sto Tomas – College of Fine Arts Major in Advertising. Some of the names I can only say are: Mr. Tolentino, Mr. Ventura, Mr. Dellosa, Mr. Velez, and of course My Thesis adviser – Ms. Becares.
I owe everyone of these teachers what I am now. Not only these teachers but also to my friends, colleagues, supervisors and superiors – they are also my teachers that molded me to be not only a better designer but also a better man.
And the best teacher of all – The one upstairs.