Salle Brothers to honor loyal employees
members of the De La Salle University (DLSU)-Manila community
will receive the Juan Medrano Service Award this school year
for having served a Lasallian institution for 25 years.
The award is given by the De La Salle Brothers-Philippine
District to recognize faculty, support staff, or personnel
with at least 25 years of continuous service to any Lasallian
school in the District. It is a tribute to Juan Medrano— the
first lay teacher who taught with the Brothers from 1915 until
his retirement in 1963.
The awardees for DLSU-M is led by former Constitutional Commissioner
Dr. Wilfrido Villacorta who will give the response in behalf
of the awardees. Villacorta is a professor of political science,
and is currently the President of the Yuchengco Center for
East Asia (YCEA) at DLSU-M. YCEA is a think tank serving the
academic, business, government and diplomatic sectors.
Other awardees and the offices they serve are: Hernani Abelardo,
Trinidad Quizon, and Ismael Serrano, College of Engineering;
Lilia Barrona, Registrar’s Office; Dr. Oscar Bautista, Physical
Education; Severina Kikuchi, Student Financial Assistance
Program; Virginia Pastor, Student Development; Virginia Realica,
Library; Atty. Jose Oscar Salazar, Commercial Law; and Anita
Buenaventura, Brothers’ Community.
A testimonial and a thanksgiving mass in honor of the awardees
will be held on February 28 at the Brothers’ Community Chapel.
DLSU System President and DLSU-M Executive Vice President
Dr. Carmelita Quebengco will present the awards.