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Picture of Rolly RuleteSCHOLAR’S RETURN SERVICE. Rolly Rulete, a batch 2001 scholar of the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) a BS Computer Science graduate from the University of Southeastern Philippines, developed the Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) app for Android devices. Together with his teammates, Rolly used data from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration of the DOST (DOST-PAGASA) to come up with the mobile version of the Project NOAH website ( minus the flood map features.

Photo of Richard T. RegidorRichard T. Regidor, a Department of Science and Technology (DOST) scholar of batch 2008, ranked #4 during the recently concluded Electrical Engineering Licensure Examination held in September 2013.

Regidor who is from General Santos City preferred to study at Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus (PSHS-SMC), an attached agency of DOST-a specialized public high school known to have a very challenging curriculum which produces the best professionals in the country. “Realizing the need for me to get a scholarship in order to pursue college, I immediately grabbed the opportunity to take the DOST scholarship exam. I was able to pass the scholarship examination”, Regidor said. After graduating from High School, Regidor enrolled at the University of Mindanao (UM) and finished Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with honors, as Cum Laude.

DOST Secretary Mario G. Montejo (seated left) signed last 27 September 2013 the appointment of DOST XI Regional Director Anthony C. Sales (seated right) as Career Executive Service Officer (CESO) III. DOST NCR Director Teresita C. Fortuna (standing left) witnessed the signing together with the Director for Administrative and Legal Services, Ms.Elizabeth A. Fontanilla (standing right). Dr. Sales was among the many government officials from various agencies who received appointments in Career Executive Service (CES) ranks after hurdling a rigorous evaluation process.