A total of 37 Uswag Scholars graduated with Latin Honors in the recently concluded 2014-2015 academic year. Nine scholars graduated Magna Cum Laude while 28 scholars earned Cum Laude honors. Iloilo City Congressman Jerry Treñas congratulated the Uswag Scholars for their stellar academic performance.
House Bill No. 4455 of Iloilo City Representative Jerry Treñas was signed into law by President Aquino as Republic Act No. 10645. The new law provides mandatory Philhealth coverage for all senior citizens, amending the existing Expanded Senior Citizens Act. The existing law for senior citizens only limits Philhealth coverage to senior citizens who are bonafide indigents.
The Senate and House of Representatives approved two bills of Iloilo City Representative Jerry Treñas converting Iloilo City elementary schools into integrated schools. House Bills 3154 and 4261, converting the A. Bonifacio Elementary School and the Bakhaw Elementary School respectively into integrated schools, were approved by both Houses of Congress.