By LUIS MIGUEL B. ARUCAN
STUDENTS, ORGANIZATIONS, and societies from the Faculty of Arts and Letters received recognitions for their exceptional academic and co-curricular performance in the University during the 2018 Student Awards Day held May 18.
English Language Studies senior Fermina Vergara led the graduating batch of Artlets after receiving the Rector’s Academic Award for attaining a general weighted average of 1.129, the second highest among the awardees.
Communication Arts Students’ Association (CASA) president Nicole Cruz, Association of the Political Science Organizations of the Philippines Secretary-General Ralph Gabriel Buella, and Junior People Management Association of the Philippines Vice-president I-shan Kuo were among the recipients of the Quezon Leadership Award.
The Quezon Leadership Award is given to students who have shown exceptional leadership in organizations within and outside the University.
For achieving 13 Philippine Quill honors, CASA received the Benavides Outstanding Achievement Award which is given to students or groups who excel in national or international competitions, conferences, or congresses.
Legal Management senior Aleana Cecilia Bantolo also received the Benavides Outstanding Achievement Award for being Best Adjudicator in the 9th Malaysia Debate Open 2017.
CASA, Journalism Society, Asian Studies Society, and The Political Science Forum were awarded the St. Dominic de Guzman Award for Outstanding Teamwork, conferred to organizations that lead significant events in the University.
The awarding was held at the Quadricentennial Pavilion Gymnasium. F