Cordillera region to name seven science ambassadors
BAGUIO CITY—Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo will name seven individuals from the Cordillera Administrative Region as Science and Technology Ambassadors for their contributions to the promotion of science and technology programs in their respective fields of expertise.
The conferment will be held at Camp John Hay on Oct.7.
Dr. Nancy Bantog, assistant regional director of the Cordillera office of the Department of Science and Technology, said the science ambassadors are Mayor Mauricio Domogan, Bauko; Mountain Province Mayor Abraham B. Akilit, Rizal; Kalinga Mayor Marcelo dela Cruz; Benguet State University president Dr. Ben Ladilad; University of the Philippines Chancellor Raymond Rubillos, DoST Balik Scientist Dr. Daniel Peckley and Philippine Information Agency-Cordillera Administrative Region regional director Helen Tibaldo.
Domogan authored the law that established the campus of the Philippine National High School in the Cordillera.
Akilit will be cited for his support to the establishment of community-based science and technology projects.
Dela Cruz will be recognized for his support to the implementation and promotion of community-based science and technology projects in Rizal, Kalinga.
Peckley will be recognized for his contributions to disaster mitigating interventions.
Ladilad will be recognized for his support to science and technology research projects in BSU and accommodating the agency’s complimentary food project and its machining project.
Rubillos will be named ambassador for his contributions as chairperson of the Cordillera Health Research and Development Consortium.
Tibaldo will be cited for her science and technology projects regionwide.