Mayor Mel receives UPLB Award

By : Prof. Lynn Borito   November 22, 2020

Our very own City Mayor and Chairman of the Board of Regents was awarded on October 9  The Outstanding UPLB Alumnus Award (TOUAA) 2020 for Outstanding in Leadership, Good Governance and Public Service by the University of the Philippines Los Baños Alumni Association during the institution’s 102nd Loyalty Day and Grand Alumni Homecoming Award Ceremony.

At the PnC Cafeteria on October 12, a surprise gathering in celebration of the award was humbly accepted by the beloved Mayor Mel. University officials and administrators of Pamantasan ng Cabuyao shared the sentiments of University President, Dr. Albert D. Madrigal, as he said in his welcome message, “If somebody tells you you’re good, you may be good; if another person tells you you’re doing so good, then you must be doing so good; but if a University of the Philippines tells you you’re outstanding, you must be outstanding.”

Mayor Rommel A. Gecolea completed his Master’s in Public Affairs major in Local Governance and Development at the University of the Philippines Los Baños.

(Photo courtesy: Mayor Mel Gecolea Official Facebook Page)