City Hall bares winners of Local Achievers 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 27 February 2015 13:36

The city government has announced the Local Achievers 2015 awardees, who were honored during the awards nights at Centro Latino Wednesday, one of the highlights of the 78thDia de Zamboanga celebration.

Mayor Beng Climaco bestowed the prestigious awards to the winners and thanked them including the nominees for their individual and corporate contributions to the development of Zamboanga.

Among the many nominees, the following emerged winners in different categories: Esmael U. Tan and Mercury Drug Corp. for the Top Individual Taxpayer and Top Local Corporate Taxpayer, respectively, for having paid the highest tax to the city government in 2014; Chezka Luy Centeno in Sports; Marco Alfino Miranda for Culture and Arts; Sr. Insp. Hingming Ladjaali for Public Service; and Jessica Mariano Francisco for City Government Service.

For the Academic category, the awards went to the Western Mindanao State University (Institution) and teacher Genevieve Kulong (Individual); Nonito Bernardo for Investment Promotion; Jimmy’s Satti for Tourism-Oriented Establishment; Maj. Jaran Abdula, PA, and M/Sgt. Joseph Fernando, PA, for Community Service.

The awards are conferred annually to Zamboangueños who have attained exceptional achievements and victories in various fields of endeavors.The search covers the fields on sports, culture and arts, public service, City Government service, community service,investment promotion, tourism-oriented establishment and the highest award- Orgullo de Zamboanga Primiar.

This year’s panel of judges was composed City Administrator Antonio Orendain Jr., Chief Executive Assistant Dr. Genaro Yap Aizon, Sangguniang Panlungsod Secretary Zenaida Jaime and JV Atilano.— Vic Larato