The 11th Lasallian Scholarum Awards Honor Outstanding Journalists

(from left) Representing USG President Carlo Inocencio, USG Secretary Janel Tumpalan, filmmaker and former RockEd Philippines Executive Director Pepe Diokno, former Congresswoman Lorna Verano, Sen. Sonny Angara, and DLSU STRATCOM Executive Director Jose Mari Magpayo

(from left) Representing USG President Carlo Inocencio, USG Secretary Janel Tumpalan, filmmaker and former RockEd Philippines Executive Director Pepe Diokno, former Congresswoman Lorna Verano, Sen. Sonny Angara, and DLSU STRATCOM Executive Director Jose Mari Magpayo

The Board of Judges meeting for this year’s Lasallian Scholarum Awards themed “Shift Happens: Advocating change for youth and education” culminated at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel last August 6.

This year’s board of judges is composed of Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara, former Congresswoman Lorna Verano, acclaimed filmmaker and former Executive Director of Rock Ed Philippines Pepe Diokno, DLSU University Student Government President Carlo Inocencio, and DLSU Office for Strategic Communications Executive Director Jose Mari Magpayo.

Now on its 11th year, the Lasallian Scholarum Awards aims to give recognition to outstanding coverage of youth and education stories by professional and campus journalists. The LSA has seven categories.  For nationally circulated publications featuring youth and education concerns, the categories are 1) outstanding feature article; 2) outstanding column article; 3) outstanding photograph; 4) and outstanding feature story on De La Salle University. The other categories are outstanding feature on youth and education appearing in 5) national broadcast; 6) campus publications, and 7) online publications.

Awardees will receive a sculpture designed by renowned artist Daniel Dela Cruz as well as cash prizes. The LSA will take place this September 1, 2014, 11 AM, at Rooms Manila A and B of the Makati Shangri-La Hotel.

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