TUBA, Benguet – TOP GRADS: Three Grade VI students of the Philex Mines Elementary School (PMES) awarded with High Honors—Rhainiel Mae Malnag, Ashley Mae Novelozo, Esther Asaph Yaos—pose with their respective parents during a photo-op joined in by Roy Mangali, AVP at Philex Mining Corp. and assistant resident manager of Padcal mine, the company’s gold-and-copper operations in Benguet, and Padcal’s Community Relations Manager Aurora Dolipas, after the school’s “Moving Up Ceremony” for their 2018 graduates, at the PMES grounds at this town’s Brgy. Camp 3, on Wednesday, June 6. A total of 193 students finished their primary studies this year at PMES, which is subsidized by Philex Mining. On Monday, June 4, PMES also held graduation ceremonies for its 163 pupils in kindergarten, while it conducted recognition ceremonies on June 5 for its outstanding pupils from Grades 1 to V.