The Province of Cavite gave the Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Achievement Award to Sen. Richard J. Gordon ’68 last October 14 for his contributions to community service. The award is Cavite’s highest honor to civilians for achievements in their respective fields of endeavor. Only on its third year, the award was also given to former Cavite governor Juanito R. Remulla ’51 in 2003 and retired SC Justice Jose C. Campos Jr. ’41 in 2004.
In Quezon City, the Araneta Center, Inc. owned by Jorge L. Araneta ’53 was named Outstanding Business Enterprise and Corporate Citizen for 2005 by the Quezon City Government during its 66th Foundation Day Anniversary – Gawad Parangal 2005 held last October 12. Also honored was former QC mayor Ismael A. Mathay Jr. ’50 for various achievements and programs during his term as mayor from 1992 to 2001.