The University of Negros Occidental- Recoletos held its 2008 St. Ezekiel Moreno Service and Star of Tolentine Awards with 52 honorees at the UNO-R Main Lobby on September 9.
The awardees received a plaque and a certificate of recognition and cash gifts.
Honored as Star of Tolentine Awardees were University Director of Libraries Arabella M. Ananoria, CB&A Faculty Lourdes B. Pico, Math Faculty Shiela Menchavez and Febe Quingco, and UNO-R Grade School Teacher Elnora Garcia.
Having served the University for 39 years, Ananoria in her acceptance speech said, “From the very beginning, I realized that my stay in the university is a journey of faith in which God’s enduring presence in my life is deeply felt.” Ananoria is likewise the longest serving among the Star of Tolentine awardees.
University President Rev. Fr. Sixto Bitangjol, OAR, who thanked the awardees for taking part in making the history of UNO-R which created an impact on the lives of the people of Negros, gave out the awards together with Vice-President for Student Affairs Rev. Fr. Joel Alve, OAR.
Rev Fr. Walthrode Conde, OAR and Fr. Antonio Limchaypo, OAR opened and closed the ceremony, respectively.
The UNO-R Human Resource and Management Office organized the whole event.