ABS-CBN's Ging Reyes recognized in UP alumni awards


Posted at Jun 23 2014 07:12 PM | Updated as of Jun 24 2014 07:26 PM

ABS-CBN's Ging Reyes at the UPAA Distinguished Alumni Awards.

MANILA – ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current Affairs head Regina “Ging” Reyes was recognized by her alma mater, University of the Philippines, during an awarding ceremony held over the weekend.

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) Distinguished Alumni Awards, which recognizes individuals for their outstanding achievements in their respective fields, was held last June 21 at the UP Diliman campus.

Reyes was honored for her work in the field of communication, along with Prof. Yvonne Chua and Dr. Susanah Lily Mendoza.

The rest of the awardees include Ivan Henares for culture and the arts, Dr. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay for disaster mitigation, Rep. Isagani Amatong for good governance, Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza for law and judiciary, and Amb. Virgilio Reyes for public service, among many others.

Department of Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo was named most distinguished alumnus by the UPAA for 2014, while Dr. Manuel Alba, Engr. Claudio Altura and Dr. Jesusa Bagan-Lara were given lifetime achievement awards.

Distinguished service awardees, meanwhile, include Dr. Mimosa Cortez-Ocampo, Dr. Eric Talens, and the UP Singing Ambassadors founded and conducted by Prof. Edgardo Manguiat.

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