La Verdad Christian College

La Verdad Christian College
Kristianong Dalubhasaang La Verdad
Latin: Collegium Christiana Veritas
Motto in English
Wisdom based on the Truth is priceless
Typeprivate non-stock, non-sectarian
EstablishedMarch 3, 2005
ChairmanEli Soriano
PresidentDaniel Razon[1]
Location, ,
Campus2 campuses in Philippines
1 campus in Ghana
1 campus in Liberia
NicknameLa Verdarians
Websitehttps://www.laverdad.edu.ph

The La Verdad Christian College or LVCC is a private non-stock, non-sectarian educational institution established in Apalit, Pampanga, Philippines.[2] It is the first private school in the Philippines that grants scholarship programs to deserving students by providing tuition-free education[3] and no miscellaneous fees. It is one of the best schools in Pampanga, up to regional and national levels.[4]

History[edit]

It was established in 1998 by its founding chairman Eli Soriano. Currently, Dr. Daniel Razon serves as the president.

It offers pre-school, elementary and high school to its students since 1998 then college was started in 2005 offering its initial six technical courses. In 2010, the college established its first branch in Caloocan City which eventually becomes the main branch of the institution. The year 2011 pave its way to establish its foreign campuses in Ghana and Liberia countries both in Africa.[5]

At present, La Verdad Christian College holds the title as the only educational institution that provides free uniforms, instructional materials and meals since 2009 as part of its full-grant scholarship program to deserving students.

A Song Of Praise Music Festival tapes its weekly and monthly finals episodes at La Verdad Christian College auditorium in Caloocan campus.[6][7]

Academics[edit]

Scholarship Programs

There are scholarship programs that can be availed by the students. The college offers grants to deserving students like: Presidential Scholarship, Academic Scholarship, Sports Scholarship, and Partial Scholarship.[8] Full scholarship grant was started in school year 2009-2010, its first graduate of scholars was in the year 2013.

Pre-school Programs

The Pre-school program started its operation in the school year 1999-2000 along with Elementary School. Pre-school programs are offered by the school but not for full-grant scholarship.

  • Kinder 1
  • Kinder 2

Elementary School

The Elementary School started its operation in the school year 1999-2000 along with the Pre-school program.

  • Grades 1 to 6

Junior High School

Its secondary level was offered in the school year 2000 to 2001, formerly known as first year to fourth year high school.

  • Grade 7 to 10

Senior High School

Its first batch of K to 12 graduates was in March 28, 2018.[9]

  • Grade 11 and 12

TESDA Programs

Technical courses offered are supervised by Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

  • 2 Year Mass Communication Technology
  • 2 Year Office Management
  • 1 Year Health Care Services NC II (Nursing Assistant)
  • 1 Year Cookery NC II (International Cookery)

CHED Programs

Bachelor degrees offered by the college are supervised by the Commission on High Education (CHED).

  • 5 Year Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • 4 Year Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology
  • 4 Year Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting[10]
  • 4 Year Bachelor of Science in Social Works
  • 4 Year Bachelor of Science in Information System
  • 2 Year Associate in Computer Technology

Bible School[edit]

Aside from academics, La Verdad Christian College also has its curriculum-based Bible School for Kids (KNC Bible School).[11] It strives to nurture children about the Christian way of living through Bible story readings, biblical topic lessons, Bible-centered competitions, and talent searches. Its programs and activities that are Bible-based that teach moral values, Christian morality, good manners and right conduct, and many others. The KNC Show, its television program being aired daily on UNTV which is the only bible-based kiddie show on Philippine television to date.[12]

Campus[edit]

Awards[edit]

In 2017, one of its student, Carlo Canlas entered into the competition organized by Cinema One dubbed as Cinema One Originals Festival 2017. Canlas won the said competition besting among other nine universities.[13][14]

Last year 2018, three of its students joined the competition in the Southeast Asia Video Festival for Children held on November 24.[15] The competition was represented by ten countries in Southeast Asia including the Philippines. La Verdad Christian College won the two categories-the Children’s Juror Award Amateur Level and the Professional Non-Fiction Category Amateur Level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La Verdad Christian College, Inc. – Profile". Commission on Higher Education (CHED). Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "La Verdad Free Education". DanielRazon.com. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Free Education". UNTVweb.com. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  4. ^ "La Verdad Christian School delivers first batch of K-12 scholars". Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  5. ^ "La Verdad's Free School Opens Branches in Ghana and Liberia - Daniel Razon". Daniel Razon. 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  6. ^ "ASOP TAPING SCHEDULE FOR MONTH OF MAY". May 13, 2014. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  7. ^ "Snapshots – February 2015". ASOP Music Festival. February 13, 2015. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  8. ^ "Home | La Verdad Christian College". Home | La Verdad Christian College. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  9. ^ "La Verdad Christian School delivers first batch of K-12 scholars". Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  10. ^ "Home | La Verdad Christian College". Home | La Verdad Christian College. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  11. ^ Chavez-David, Hazel (August 6, 2011). "Curriculum-based Bible School for Kids at MCGI". Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  12. ^ "Kawan Ng Cordero". Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  13. ^ "Cinema One Originals Festival Winners 2017 – PAGEONE". pageone.ph. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  14. ^ "The Winners of the 2017 Cinema One Originals Awards | Rogue Media Inc". Rogue Media Inc. 2017-11-20. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  15. ^ Pelayo, Marje (November 26, 2018). "La Verdad Christian College's 'Kapteyn' wins Southeast Asia Video Festival". Retrieved January 1, 2019.