L-R: Mr. Graciano P. Budoy Jr-School Principal (Blue Top), Mr. Sherwin Ballesta-Mathematics Teacher (Pink Top), Mrs. Carmelina D.M. Tan-Public Schools District Supervisor (Sitting), and Me while receiving the certificate on the recognition day.
I was invited to be a guest speaker on my elementary Alma Mater last March 28, 2017. Kindly see below the copy of my speech during the recognition day. I hope this would help to motivate and inspire the youth today. Happy reading!
Concentration- Noun. The act of giving exclusive attention to an object. It comes from the combination of the Middle English word “concentr(ic)” between the year 1625-35, which means having a common center, and a Latin suffix “-ātiōn-“.
So, what’s the point of discussing the origin of the word “Concentration”? My answer is quite simple. Concentration is the fundamental ingredient of victory. And victory requires a lot of attention, determination and grit in this world full of failures, hatred and cruelty. And when I say cruelty, it means some of the people that you may know, are gently dragging you down in a position where you at, softly stepping the slope of your fingers until it turned blue and numb, and enjoying the pain ’til it becomes part of your system without a prior notice. Sounds cool, isn’t it? Continue reading “What Does Concentration Can Do to You?”
April 13, 2016 is the day that all of us, graduating students, anticipate for.
This will be the time we will receive our diploma; the one thing that we have strived hard for for four years. Four years of hardships to be able to finish studies. Four years of our parents’ sacrifice for us to be able to continue schooling. Four years of blood, sweat, intelligence and determination. Continue reading “Epilogue in Prologue”