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:
LBL EEA Committee
Ms. Sonia Salvador
Ms. Haeng Tan
Mr. Gerry Guanlao
Mr. Nacing Samonte
Mr. Denis Gandoza & Staff
Torres Dela cruz
Mr. Tony Otico & Staff
Ally Boy Berdugo
Mr. Johnel Arriola & Staff
John Joren Bonagua
Mr. Ramon Taniola & HR Staff
Ms. Haeng Tan & Accounting Staff
Agnes De Luna
Marilyn Dela Cruz
Maria Theresa Delfin
PCF Chorale & Ballet Dancers
Mr. James Tan and OFI Staff
Matt Bronson Comedia
JSharp photo and video service and
Youmoreprints photo service