Brillante Mendoza, QC Outstanding Citizen Awardee

Brillante Mendoza, QC Outstanding Citizen Awardee

Brillante Mendoza is one of Quezon City’s Most Outstanding Awardee given on October 19 at the Smart Araneta in Cubao, Quezon City.

The award was presented by QC Mayor Herbert Bautista and Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte.

This year, 11 individuals and 5 organizations were selected by the Quezon City MANUEL L. QUEZON GAWAD PARANGAL SELECTION BOARD, chaired by former UP President Dr. Emerlinda Roman.

The Award, given annually on the occasion of Quezon City’s Foundation day, is the highest award of recognition.

Mendoza has given recognition for his great contribution as a filmmaker.

The past awardees include President Cory Aquino and Benigno Simeon Aquino III, three Chief Justices of the Supreme Court, including current Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno.

Last year was Quezon City’s Diamond Jubilee Year, and among the Jubilee Year Awardees was Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa.

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