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College President

Dr. Luis M. Sorolla is a young educator who is presently serving as President of the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology,formerly the Iloilo School of Arts and Trades (ISAT).

He Graduated his Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management (Benemeritus) at the University of Iloilo in 1993, and his Master's degree at western Visayas College of Science and Technology in 1987. He finished his Bachelor in Industrial Education in this institution, at that time named Iloilo School of Arts and Trades (ISAT) as Magna Cum Laude and as the Most Outstanding Graduate. His secondary education was likewise completed at ISAT and he was consistently in the honor list. His elementary education was taken at Aglanot Elementary School, Dumarao, Capiz where he graduated as Valedictorian.

During his student days, he was an outstanding student leader, a versatile stage performer and was a multi-awarded editor of the student publication.

As a professional, he is an achiever. He rose the ranks to become Vice President fr Academic Affairs. He had also been the Dean of the College of Education, a Department Head and a Senior. Educational Researcher. He is a holder of the CSC Career Service Executive Eligibility for Third Level Managerial Position. He is also a recipient of many awards and scholarships in Malaysia, Japan, Australia, Thialand and Singapore.

His leadership is dealt not only in this institution but also nationwide, having held some important positions in many organizations in the regional and national level. Just to mention a few – at present, he is the National Vice President representing the Visayas Area of the Philippines Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC); the Vice Chairperson for Visayas of the Philippine Association for Maritime Institutions (PAMI) and the Board of Director for the Regional Association of National Government Executives (RANGE VI).

Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, Jr. is married to the former Evelyn Miraflor and they are blessed with three children — Lloyd, Louvelle Thess and Louise Eve.