Naujan, Oriental Mindoro – On February 27, 2016, Sta. Clara International Corporation (SCIC), represented by Asst Vice President for Administration Ms. Reynalyn O. Caudilla, gave the SCIC Medal for Heroism to its 29 employees from the 8 MW Catuiran Hydroelectric Power Plant (CHEPP) Project team for their actions during the onslaught of Typhoon Nona. Ms. Caudilla said the SCIC Medal for Heroism is awarded to Sta. Clarans who demonstrated exemplary courage in saving lives and acts of selflessness rendered for the well-being of others.
On December 18, 2015, the typhoon destroyed 15,000 houses or 83 percent of the 18,000 homes affected by the cyclone in Mindoro a few days before Christmas. During the height of the typhoon, these employees went outside of their site to selflessly respond to the needs of its community. Headed by Project Manager Mr. Albert B. Mendoza, they rescued 29 individuals (including a 7-year-old boy and 60-year-old man) from danger and showed extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty.
The following SCIC employees were awarded:
About Sta. Clara International Corporation (SCIC)
Founded in 1976, STA. CLARA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION is one of the leading full-service engineering, construction, development and management enterprise in the Philippines, with overseas operations, serving the Power and Utilities, Infrastructure and Civil Engineering sectors. The group’s reputation and success have been achieved because of its strong technological orientation and advanced skills in Project Management for the implementation of complex projects. SCIC offers market research; feasibility studies; design and engineering; site management; works execution; startup & commissioning; operation and maintenance; and customer personnel training.