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The Metrobank Foundation, Inc. (MBFI) announces the opening of nominations for the 2018 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos. Ten (10) teachers, soldiers, and police officers will be recognized this year for rendering service above and beyond the call of duty. Their work must have transformed a community with a lasting positive impact on people and to the country.  

‚ÄúResponsible citizen, exemplary public servant, agent of positive change‚ÄĒall these define the Outstanding Filipino. Once again, we are looking for these ordinary individuals with extraordinary accomplishments,‚ÄĚ said MBFI president Aniceto Sobrepe√Īa. ‚ÄúBy giving them due recognition, we hope to inspire the Filipino nation further in our collective task of building a strong and progressive society,‚ÄĚ he continued.

The ten (10) Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos represent what MBFI identifies as key pillars of society. Four (4) members of the academe will be selected under the teacher component of the search. Three (3) soldiers and three (3) police officers will also be selected from the peace and security sectors. Each awardee will receive a PhP 1 million cash incentive, a trophy, and a gold medallion.

Teachers, soldiers, and police officers who are eligible to join must have a minimum of 10 years of service with at least ‚Äúvery satisfactory‚ÄĚ rating in the last 10 years of service to their profession. Those who are set to retire must have at least 3 remaining years of service. Qualified elementary and secondary teachers must have completed academic requirements for Master‚Äôs Degree while Higher Education teachers must have a doctorate degree. Qualified AFP commissioned officers (Captain to Colonel) must have completed a Bachelor‚Äôs Degree while AFP enlisted personnel (Corporal to Chief Master Sergeant) must have completed a High School degree. PNP commissioned officers (Police Inspector to Police Senior Superintendent) and non-commissioned officers (Police Officer 2 to Senior Police Officer 4) must have completed a Bachelor‚Äôs Degree.

Nomination forms and detailed guidelines are now available via the Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos Facebook page. Deadline for nominations to be sent to the MBFI Secretariat is on March 1, 2018. For further inquiries, you may call telephone numbers (02) 898-8898, (02) 857-8757, (02) 945-7006 or mobile numbers 0956-873-4684, 0925-830-3717, and 0933-522-4186. Please look for Kristal Todcor (teachers), Third Salang (soldiers), and Beni Benipayo (police officers). You may also send inquiries via email to oustandingfilipinos.mbfi@gmail.com. Nomination forms can also be accessed through www.mbfoundation.org.ph.

The search is held in partnership with the Department of Education and Commission on Higher Education; Rotary Club of Makati Metro and the Armed Forces of the Philippines; Rotary Club of New Manila East, Philippine Savings Bank, and the Philippine National Police.

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For inquiries about this awards program, contact:
DARWIN M. MASACUPAN
Metrobank Foundation, Inc.
Corporate Communications Unit
(02) 898-8855; 0922-855-9102
E-mail: darwin.masacupan@metrobank.com.ph

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