The School Seal

 



THE INVERTED MITER - This is worn by the highest ranking officer of a Diocese, the Bishop symbolizes his over-all presence as the guiding figure of Diocesan institutions like Easter College. Its inverted position signifies the church’s upliftment of the greater number of the population as its ministry.

THE CROSS - The cross in the middle of the seal radiates as the central focal point of the school’s embracing of the Christian faith, Guided by the tenets of the Christianity, its vision-mission-goals are carried.

THE STAR - Like a guiding star, the vision of the Easter College steers the institution towards its realization. A vision of building a society where people exemplify themselves as Christians through the value of love, respect, justice, responsibility, and self-reliance.

TORCH - As light liberates us from darkness of ignorance. As it had always been, Easter College provides that light illuminating the way to academic excellence and wholistic learning.

LAUREL LEAVES - In ancient Greece and Roman, the laurel tree symbolized victory and merit, and its leaves were often made into wreaths, which were used to crown heroes. The prestige that the laurel leaves stood for then is the same now as Easter College continues to maintain excellence not only in the arena of academics but in the development of life skills as well.

PHOENIX - Legend tells us of a bird that had life span of 500 years, at the end of its Time the Phoenix builds its own funeral pyre and a new phoenix the n rises from the ashes. The long life of the Phoenix, and its dramatic rebirth from its own ashes, made it a symbol of immortality and spirituality. In the symbolism of the Christian religion, the Phoenix stands for resurrection and immortality. Resurrection . . . for such is the very essence of Easter. The Phoenix then sitting atop the miter symbolizes the school’s fulfilling the Easter essence of the Resurrection, providing hope and life for mankind. The school’s mission captures the essence as it participates in a dynamic process of social transformation towards a just, peaceful and humane society.