Public Service Award
Public Service Award (1983)
First Awardee: Radio Veritas
The Award gives recognition to outstanding public service of an individual or organization. The Award was first given to Radio Veritas in 1983. On 7 February 2004 the Ateneo de Manila University Board of Trustees renamed the Public Service Award Parangal Lingkod Sambayanan.
Public service is defined as areas of endeavor that supplement or complement what government should be or is doing e.g., helping the needy, protecting the environment, promoting public discourse, promoting peace and development.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
1. As much as possible, there is a conscious decision on the part of the awardee to render public service, continuously over a significant length of time and in a manner worthy of emulation and distinction as good role-models for the youth.
2. The spirit of volunteerism should be evident in the delivery of the public service which does not ask for or take anything in return, except perhaps the satisfaction that comes from serving God and fellowmen. Volunteerism is not limited to charitable acts but may include business ventures or work with people’s organizations that address a felt need.
3. The service is rendered in a professional manner with the appropriate training/expertise and teamwork/ leadership.
2016 - Tzu Chi Foundation Philippines Inc.
2013 - Atty Christian S. Monsod
2008 - Eugenia Duran-Apostol
2007 - Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (KAISA)
2006 - Elvira Lopez-Bautista
2004 - Teodoro M. Locsin, Sr. (Posthumous)
2003 - Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP)
2000 - Fe del Mundo, M.D.
2001 - Tabang Mindanaw
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
2000 - The Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades, Inc.
1999 - Teresita Ang-See
1998 - Roberto A. Gana (Posthumous)
Carlos M. Ollado (Posthumous)
Archbishop Fernando R. Capalla, D.D.
Dr. Mahid M. Mutilan
1997 - Rev. Jesus S. Palileo (Posthumous)
1995 - Jesuit Volunteers Philippines Foundation, Inc.
1994 - Sajid Bulig (Posthumous)
Robin Garcia (Posthumous)
1992 - Archbishop Paciano B. Aniceto, D.D.
Philippine Partnership for the Development of
Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA)
1991 - The Constitutionalist Soldier
1986 - National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL)