(Above photo L-R) Willie Santamaria, Albert Bunoan, Virginia Buban (in back), Aleli Mae Villaros (in front), Remy Sagun, and Louella Bayan enjoy an afternoon visit with tea and sweet rice cakes.
Board of Trustees (BOT) members Willie Santamaria and Virginia Buban, both based in California visit with Field Team members Albert Bunoan (Field Team Leader), Aleli Mae Villaros, Remy Sagun and Louella Bayan. They filed a report of a very productive meeting and visit to the board and to the Scholarship Committee.
Willie’s and Virginia’s itineraries included visits with the SAS Ai scholars on the SAS school campus. The unplanned visit by members of the BOT delighted and surprised the scholars. The Field Team gathered the scholars, the rest of the Field Team and arranged a quick luncheon meeting with the two BOT members. Discussions covered ideas from Virginia detailing plans of sponsoring more scholars. Currently we sponsor four students each year.
Counting on charitable and generous friends and donors, we look toward a successful fund-raising campaign. We fully intend to continue with the financial aid program even if we can only raise enough money to support one student per year.