The top ten of Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) “MARAGTAS” (Magiting At Responsableng Alagad ng Batas na Gagabay sa Transpormasyong Alay sa Bayang Sinilangan) Class of 2018 were presented today by PNP Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa.
Police Cadet Fritz John Napalinga Vallador, 24-year-old from Negros Occidental, topped PNPA Class 2018’s order of merit. He will receive the Presidential Kampilan Award and a Plaque of Merit from President Rodrigo Duterte on their graduation day on March 23 in Camp Gen. Mariano N Castaneda in Silang, Cavite.
Second is Police Cadet Francis Pang-ay Fagkang, 24-year-old from Mt. Province. He will receive the Vice Presidential Kampilan Award and a plaque of merit from Vice President Leni Robredo.
Third is Police Cadet Jess Torres Agustin of Anchokey of Benguet. He will receive the Secretary of the Interior and Local Government (SILG) Kampilan Award and plaque of merit.
Other graduating cadets in the students in the top 10 are: Police Cadet Jesstony Fabro Asanion from Brgy Bulawon, Sta Cruz, Zambales (4th); Fire Cadet Myrick Aquino Paldingan from Mankayan, Benguet (5th); Police Cadet Christian Villacarlos Juego from Brgy Salawag, Dasmariñas, Cavite (6th); Police Cadet Cherry Mae Lumogda Montaño from Brgy Fatima, General Santos City (7th); Police Cadet Stephen Torrevillas Abrica from Basak, San Nicolas, Cebu City (8th); Jail Cadet Arjay Marcaida Cuasay from Brgy Marcelo, Parañaque City (9th); and Police Cadet Maricar Sison Ansus from Brgy Salvacion, Bacon, Sorsogon City (10th).
76 of 106 members of PNPA Class of 2018 will be serving in the PNP. 13 will serve in the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) and 17 in the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).
“The cadets will be conferred the degree of Bachelor of Science in Public Safety (BSPS) upon graduation and will be appointed to the initial rank of Inspector in their respective service bureaus,” the PNP said.