The Lao Boh Lim Educational Excellence Awards Program gives recognition to the children of the employees of D&L Group who strive to excel in their studies. It aims to encourage employees to take the education of their children seriously and to transmit to them the values, which are nurtured dearly in the company.

Over the last decade, D&L Group of Companies has recognized and awarded a total of 1,979 outstanding and excellent students.

Last May 14, 2016, the 12th Lao Boh Lim Educational Excellence Awarding Ceremony was held at LBL Basement Parking. For this year, a total of 217 employees’ children composed of 93 elementary students, 76 high school students, 42 college students and 6 with special awards were awarded cash rewards and certificates. Out of 217 awardees, 165 or 76% attended the event.

The program begun with The Purple Centers Foundation (PCF) chorale rendition of the Philippine National Anthem followed by singing “With All I am” for the invocation. The PCF Ballet Dancers also performed interpretative dance mid-program.

The emcees, Jayce Umaguing and Marie Monse, also an awardee. opened the program followed by the executive director’s introductory message and committee report.

Ainslee Lao, grand daughter of Lao Boh Lim congratulated all the awardees during her LBLEEA address. She mentioned that the event is in memory of her grand father whose death anniversary fell on the same day. She emphasized the value of education and commended the awardees for their good grades.

Part of the event was the gratitude and appreciation testimonial video of Comedia family. It featured the four children of Sonny Comedia who were awardees of LBLEEA for this year and previous years. They shared their motivations in excelling in their studies. Sonny, a process operator under Chemrez Technology Inc. and his wife, likewise expressed their thankfulness to God and to the Lao Family.

For the closing remarks, Ramon Taniola (HRD Director) motivated the students to value education more than material things.

For extending their hands and support in making this event possible, LFI would like to thank the following:

Lao Family

LBL EEA Committee
Ms. Sonia Salvador
Ms. Haeng Tan
Mr. Gerry Guanlao
Mr. Nacing Samonte

Mr. Denis Gandoza & Staff
Marlou Beroña
Pete Note
Tirso Ramirez
Domeng Ruiz
Torres Dela cruz
Edward Mendoza

Mr. Tony Otico & Staff
Cris Lapeña
Jayboy Chiquito
Noel Buscar
Jerome Panibio
Lodivino Somido
Ermin Adalid
Ally Boy Berdugo
Arnold Parco

Mr. Johnel Arriola & Staff
Neil Morales
Manuel Claros
Nathan Gonzales
John Joren Bonagua

Harlan Fajarillo
Henry Taruc
Samuel Morilla
Mico Bertiz
Arnel Ofrecia
Salvador Correa

Mr. Ramon Taniola & HR Staff
Dalisay Manlapaz
Manuel Mendez
Joan Rocamora
Michelle Caumeran
Eugene Robidillo
Angie Borja

Ms. Haeng Tan & Accounting Staff
Vanessa Cuatico

Philip Juntilo
Albert Crieta 
Jonas Pabatang 
Joel Alba 
John Gumapo

IE Staff
Angielyn Fidelson

Jayce Umaguing
Monse Alfaro

Citadel Cruz
Emelita Abenir
Lilibeth Garcia
Baby Victoriano
Lyn Valen
Agnes De Luna
Sonny Versoza
Marilyn Dela Cruz
Gladys Valiente
Girlie Ruiz
Maria Theresa Delfin
Roberto Marilla
PCF Chorale & Ballet Dancers

Mr. James Tan and OFI Staff

Francheska Caumeran
Comedia Family
Sonny Comedia
Minda Comedia
Blessy Comedia
Christian Comedia
Cyrrel Comedia
Matt Bronson Comedia

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