2015 Lasallian Scholarum Awards

This Year's Theme

This year, the Lasallian Scholarum Awards adopts the theme #nofilter: Truthful and Fearless Coverage of Youth and Education Stories to capture some of the most pressing issues in the country today.

By recognizing outstanding journalistic reports by the country's professional and student media, LSA seeks to lead the public in discovering these moving stories, engage them in meaningful discussions, and encourage them to take positive, innovative actions that will help shape a brighter future for the country's youth and education.

More info in the ABOUT LSA tab

This Year's Nominees

The 2015 roster presents a diverse range of journalists from documentary teams traveling to remote parts of the country to reporters covering national issues such as the implementation of K-12, all voicing the concerns of today’s Filipino youth.

See the full list in the NOMINEES tab

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The Award: FLIGHT

Titled 'Flight', the artwork is designed and crafted by renowned artist Daniel dela Cruz.

The Lasallian Scholarum Awards on its 12th year marks many transitions, acknowledging youth and education stories that call our attention to change or to take flight.

Televised feature story on youth and education

The boy who cried books
Sharon Rose Masula
Reel Time
Titser
Nadia Trinidad and Hera Sanchez
Mukha, ABS-CBN News Channel
Galamay ng karagatan
Kara David
iWitness, GMA
Bag of Dreams
Winnie Monsod
Bawal ang Pasaway, GMA NewsTv
Bangkarunungan
Sharon Rose Masula
Reel Time, GMA NewsTv
Kubling Yaman ng Cama Juan
Sandra Aguinaldo
iWitness, GMA
Pasada ng Pangarap
Jayson Bernard B. Santos
Reel Time, GMA NewsTv
Sagwan
Tony Velasquez and Hera Sanchez
Mukha, ABS-CBN News Channel
Kamusmusan
Ron Cruz and Hera Sanchez
Mukha, ABS-CBN News Channel
Pangarap kong mundo
Malou Mangahas
Investigative Documentaries, GMA NewsTv

Published photograph on youth and education

School's out
Lyn Rillon
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Magical Christmas
Edwin Bacasmas
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Students of Camalig North Central School
Mark Alvic Esplana
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Classes have been transferred to tents
Mark Alvic Esplana
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Life lessons
Mark Alvic Esplana
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Classes Resume
KJ Rosales
Manila Bulletin
Muslim Kid
Linus Guardian Escandor II
Manila Bulletin
Orphaned
Jim Guiao Punzalan
Manila Bulletin
Boulevard Babe
Joan Bondoc
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Primetime on the pavement
Niño Jesus Orbeta
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Published feature article on youth and education in a nationally-circulated publication

If I were a student again…
Grace Shangkuan Koo
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Holiday cheers for poor students with bikes
Michael B. Jaucian
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Cordillera kids rebuild ancestors' forests
Jhoanna Marie Buenaobra
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Christians turn Moro rebels' kids into peaceniks
Fernando del Mundo
Philippine Daily Inquirer
DepEd chief to Bilibid grads: We're not that different
Jovic Yee
Philippine Daily Inquirer
The many faces of the teacher
Joel V. Nigos
Sunday Inquirer Magazine
Bahay Kubo' veggies thrive in school gardens
Vaughn Alviar
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Fil-Am girl fills Badjao kids' buckets with happiness
Niña P. Calleja
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Indonesian teacher turns forest into 'school of life'
DJ Yap
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Bola, 'di bala
Jan Victor R. Mateo
Starweek

Published column article on youth and education

Christmas gifts for children
Elfren S. Cruz
The Philippine Star
DepEd to boost IP Education
Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Modernity and the Filipino child
Randy David
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Children through the ages
Michael L. Tan
Philippine Daily Inquirer
A child's rights
Randy David
Philippine Daily Inquirer
How teachers oppress children
Preciosa S. Soliven
The Philippine Star
Why bar exams ruin legal education
Oscar Franklin Tan
Philippine Daily Inquirer
K-to-12 and why every child deserves to be in school
Christopher Ryan Maboloc
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Filipino teenagers-the endagered species
Preciosa S. Soliven
The Philippine Star
Seeking an end to the cycle of violence
Audrey Tan- Zubiri
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Our government school reforms can work if…
Preciosa S. Soliven
The Philippine Star

Published feature article on youth and education in a school organ

Special needs, equal rights
Alexa B. Fontanilla and Cristina A. Gadiano
The Guidon
A teacher's pledge
JC A. Beltran and Ina M. Morales
The Guidon
Burnout
Nicolo A. Fortuna
The Guidon
Inside the mind
Eugene G. Ong and Van T. Siy Van
The Guidon
Revolutionizing revolution
Mivan V. Ong and Van T. Siy Van
The Guidon
Bileg
Alpine Christopher P. Moldez
The Varsitarian
A look into CHED Memo No. 20-2013 The end of a language?
Cirilo Cariga and Audrey Giongco
The LaSallian
The 50-30-20 budget plan
Alex Diaz de Rivera and Belle Justiniani
The LaSallian
Professor problems
Jeanne Marie Cornista and Nathaniel Sierras
The LaSallian
The ups and downs of dropping out
Alex Diaz de Rivera
The LaSallian

Online feature story on youth and education

Why we need a mental health law in PH
Hazel Delgado Planco
Rappler.com
Kukunin ka ng Bumbay!' and other childhood lessons on race and gender
Shakira Sison
Rappler.com
Pope dares Pinoy youth: Learn how to weep for the marginalized
Andreo Calonzo
gmanetwork.com
Quiet adjustments taking shape in private schools for K-12 compliance
Rose-An Jessica Dioquino
gmanetwork.com
Kids in Babuyan Islands need help in going to school, fulfilling their dreams
Lia Manalac Del Castillo
gmanetwork.com
How we teach Arithmetic
Angel de Dios
philippinesbasiceducation
Rising child labor abuse in the Philippines
Raymond V. Palatino
mongpalatino.com
Open letter: # PopeFrancis, hear the Filipino youth's story
Karlo Mongaya
karlomongaya.wordpress.com
Mindanao: Healing which Past? Building the future for whom?
Sheila Pagurayan
karlomongaya.wordpress.com
On Liam Madamba's suicide
Mark Madrona
filipinoscribe.com

Published feature article on De La Salle University

A publishing house with ambitions
Linda B. Bolido
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Cultivating inclusive workplaces
Tricia V. Morente
Manila Bulletin
For this high-flying 'stunner,' nothing is impossible
Janice Maglasang
Philippine Daily Inquirer
A powerful mind
Michellan Alagao
Metro Society
Lasallian walk of faith
Rene O. Durian
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Pope Francis Simple. Critical. Human
Gregg Louise C. Tolentino
Manila Bulletin
Conversations with a National Scientist
Frank Santiago and Cirilo Cariga
Manila Bulletin
Br. Ricardo P. Laguda FSC Being himself and more
Chelo Banal-Formoso
Philippine Daily Inquirer
'Malunggay' studied as water filter
Annelle Tayao Juego
Philippine Daily Inquirer
This Professor lights up their life
Jayson R. Mangalus
Manila Bulletin

About the Lasallian Scholarum Awards

The Lasallian Scholarum Awards is an annual recognition program for outstanding media coverage of Filipino youth and education issues by print, photo, online, broadcast, and campus journalists.

Sponsored by the Office for Strategic Communications of De La Salle University, the campaign aims to generate awareness among various sectors, from government and non-government organizations to private companies and individuals, on critical issues confronting the education sector. This endeavor encourages proactive initiatives toward the development of the country's educational system.

The Lasallian Scholarum Awards is now on its 12th year.


The Lasallian Scholarum Awards is open to print, photo, online, broadcast and campus journalists. There are seven categories. The first three categories are published feature article, column article, and photograph on youth and education in a nationally circulated publication. The fourth category is televised feature story on youth and education while the fifth category is a feature story on De La Salle University. The sixth category is published article on youth and education in a school organ. The seventh category is online feature story on youth and education.

This Year's Theme

This year, the Lasallian Scholarum Awards adopts the theme #nofilter: Truthful and Fearless Coverage of Youth and Education Stories to capture some of the most pressing issues in the country today.

By recognizing outstanding journalistic reports by the country's professional and student media, LSA seeks to lead the public in discovering these moving stories, engage them in meaningful discussions, and encourage them to take positive, innovative actions that will help shape a brighter future for the country's youth and education.

The Lasallian Scholarum Awards 2015
14 September 2015
11:00 am

RSVP: Donna Lopez Manio
Registration begins at 10:30 am
Attire: Semi-formal



The Lasallian Scholarum Awards is sponsored by the Office for Strategic Communications of De La Salle University.
For inquiries, comments, or suggestions, contact any of the following:

Office for Strategic Communications
21st Floor Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall
De La Salle University

2401 Taft Avenue
1004 Manila, Philippines

Tel. No. 524 4611 local 374
E-mail: donna.manio@dlsu.edu.ph