Balik DPS: Dr. Nikki Dagamac
March 29, 2019 – Dr. Nikki Heherson Dagamac (DPS GS 2000; DPS HS 2004) addressed DPS students during the 9TH DPS Research Congress where Grade Six students presented their investigatory projects. In his speech, Dr. Dagamac articulated how his childhood dream of becoming a scientist was formed in DPS, and how he was able to fulfill that dream. He encouraged the students to remain curious and inquisitive as they pursue their dreams, and to be sensitive to the needs of the community. Most importantly, he reminded them to always be grateful to their teachers and their school, and to stay humble.
Dr. Dagamac is a scientist and an educator in Greifswald, Germany. He has made remarkable contributions in research, particularly in mycology. His methods, which combine classical and modern techniques, has helped him unearth groundbreaking discoveries in his field.
The #BalikDPS Program of Diliman Preparatory School is an avenue for the alumni to impart their knowledge and wisdom to the DPS community. The program aims to strengthen the bond between the alumni and the school, to help each build stronger and wider connections.