June 24, 2017

Sto. Nino Parochial School Urged: Stop Harassing Krissel Mallari, Release Certificate of Good Moral Character

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) decries the continuing harassment and repression by the Sto. Nino Parochial School (SNPS) to its batch salutatorian, Krisel Mallari. Mallari is unable to process her college enrollment in the University of Santo Tomas (UST) because the SNPS is withholding her certificate of good moral character for Krissel’s exposition of the said high school’s politics related to honors and awards. Krisel cried injustice during her graduation speech, which was then censored by SNPS officials. The Court of Appeals has already released a temporary restraining order that allows Mallari to get her certificate….

Against the Current: On Censoring Krisel Mallari

The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) salutes Krisel Mallari, the 2015 high school salutatorian of Sto. Nino Parochial School (SNPS) who, in the middle of her “uncensored” graduation speech, was stopped by her adviser, director and principal. Krisel was talking about the lack of justice in her school, how she was victimized by the school’s dirty politics in relation to honors and awards. She was also thanking her family, teachers and friends who supported her in her fight. While the SNPS administration villifies Krisel’s speech as unfit for the occasion and unapproved by the school, NUSP strongly…