Randy Malayao: Campus journalist and ‘fisher of men’

Features Philippines Feb 8, 2019 at 3:54 pm

randy-malayaoIn prison Randy endeared himself to all by consoling distraught fellow prisoners, volunteering to write letters and conduct literary programs for the illiterate inmates, organizing medical missions and sports fests, and acting as paralegal, among others. He readily shared his food, medicines, even electric fans and reading materials to all fellow prisoners.

By Raymund B. Villanueva
Reprinted by Bulatlat.com

Randy Felix Malayao was born to a local Department of Interior and Local Government official and a homemaker in the old town of San Pablo, Isabela. He was the youngest in the family.

As a pupil and student Randy was consistently at the top of his class and was always a winner in district and provincial school contests. After graduating as valedictorian of Minanga Elementary School, he took his secondary studies at the Isabela State University Science High School. He passed the University of the Philippines College Admission Test and was first enrolled at university’s Diliman campus. He later transferred to UP in the Visayas-Miag-Ao to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Fishery degree. He graduated in 1992.

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