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Greetings from the “Community of Friends” – La Consolacion College Bacolod!


Five years ago, we have given recognition to LCCians whose accomplishments have contributed to the development of the community and the country in particular, and the world in common. The Outstanding LCCians of the World Awards (OLWA), an award ceremony that only happens every five years, is a prestigious recognition to the alumni who have become successful in their chosen field and have made significant contributions to the community.


This year, our quest for the most reputable graduates of LCCB worldwide continues. We are going to once again acknowledge our alumni whose lives are living testimonies to the Augustinian spirit of service and love for one’s neighbor.


Please feel free to go through the UPDATED guidelines and mechanics. We would love to hear more about the attainments of our alumni through your nominations. We shall celebrate these feats by acknowledging their triumph with you.


Deadline of all nominations will be on February 25 2015. The Awards will be presented on March 14, 2015 on our 96th Foundation Day Celebration.


Thank you very much!


MS. JANRAE C. ALCANTARA-SANICAS

Alumni Relations Officer

Office for Institutional Advancement & Linkages


 


 


OUTSTANDING LCCIANS OF THE WORLD AWARDS 


RATIONALE OF THE AWARDS


Academes provide the manpower services of various industries in our society. As such, academic institutions have the moral responsibility to keep track of the performance of their graduates in the real world – be they in the business, government or any field of endeavor.


Like any other individuals, graduates are people who have various needs. In fact, Abraham Maslow declares that man needs to satisfy his need for self-esteem and self-actualization. It is for this reason that academic institutions give recognitions to graduates who have made significant contributions to the advancement of their society. 


In celebration of her 96th founding anniversary, La Consolacion College Bacolod desires to recognize her outstanding graduates for their contribution that has not only improve the quality of life of their fellow Filipinos but also of their fellow men and women in the international level through their professional endeavors.    


The Outstanding LCCians of the World Awards quests for the most reputable graduates of LCCB worldwide who swell us with pride for their inspiring manifestation of the LCCian core values of Unity, Charity and Truth.


OBJECTIVES


  1. To give due recognition to LCCB graduates whose accomplishments have contributed to the development of the community and the country in particular, and the world in the general.
  2. To select outstanding alumni who serve as inspirational role models through excellence in their respective fields and the larger community.
  3. To recognize graduates whose lives are living testimonies to the Augustinian spirit of service and love for one’s neighbors. 

     

THE AWARD PROCESS


The Outstanding LCCians of the World Awards will recognize LCCians from around the world who have made outstanding achievements in their field, who are inspirational role models, and have contributed in a significant way either to his/her local, national, and global community.


Nominations will be sought for LCCians of excellence from all backgrounds and all fields of endeavor including:


a. Arts and Entertainment

b. Business and Entrepreneurship

c. Charity/Humanitarian

d. Community/Public Service

e. Education/Training

f. Environment

g. Medicine/Science

h. Research

i. Sports

j. Technology/Engineering

k. Others

 

AWARD CATEGORIES


There shall be four (4) separate categories in the OLWA. In order of prestige, these are:  


Outstanding LCCian of the World

The Outstanding LCCian of the World Award shall be conferred to an LCCian whose achievements in his/her line of endeavor has contributed significantly to the advancement of the society in the national and international levels, and thereby has brought considerable reputation, prestige and honor for the academic community of La Consolacion College Bacolod. This award is not limited to an LCCian who has directly served La Consolacion College Bacolod after graduation.


Outstanding Senior LCCian


Outstanding Young LCCian

The Outstanding Senior/Young LCCian Award shall be conferred to an LCCian, whose achievements have been greater than what might be normally expected of a person their age and in their field. His/Her services are of considerable significance and importance to his /her community or to his /her region; to the advancement of his/her profession or his/her life undertaking in the spirit of selfless giving, in the interest of nation-building and public welfare. This award is not limited to an LCCian who has directly served La Consolacion College Bacolod after graduation.


Sr. Evangelista de San Agustin Award


The Sr. Evangelista de San Agustin Award shall be conferred primarily to an LCCian who has manifested selfless commitment to the Alma Mater by means of his/her notable contributions to La Consolacion College Bacolod and its transformational and advancement programs and thrusts. This award is not limited to an LCCian who has directly served La Consolacion College Bacolod after graduation. 


The Awards shall operate at an institutional level. In the absence of voluntary individual nominations, however, alumni groups are encouraged to organize a selection process where their selected nominees/recipients in their alumni group level become the finalists in the institutional level.


ELIGIBILTY CRITERIA


1. Nominees must be an alumni of La Consolacion College Bacolod either in the elementary, high school, college, or graduate school levels. 


2. The Awards will not be awarded posthumously. 


3. Groups, organizations/clubs, or couples are not eligible. 


4. A recipient cannot receive a second award in the same Awards category, but can be considered for recognition in a separate category in the following years (for example, Outstanding Young LCCian then Outstanding LCCian of the World Award). 


5. Unsuccessful nominees may be re-nominated in subsequent years. 


6. All nominees shall be considered for the Outstanding LCCian of the World Award. Nominees aged 60 years and over on March 14, 2015 will also be considered for the Outstanding Senior LCCian Award, just as nominees aged 25-45 on March 14, 2015 will be considered for the Outstanding Young LCCian Award


7. Self-nominations shall not be accepted.  


SELECTION CRITERIA 


In selecting the finalists and the recipients, regard will be given to the nominee’s achievements in the year immediately prior to the receipt of the Award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the LCCian community, the Philippines and the World in general. 


Nominees will be short-listed as finalists using the following general qualitative selection criteria: 


  1. Demonstrated excellence in their field


  1. Significant contribution to the LCCian Community, the Nation, and the World


  1. An inspirational role model for the LCCians and the Filipinos


In determining the recipients of the awards, the expert selection panel shall give consideration to the following standard


Criteria in assessing and comparing nominations:  

 

1. CONTRIBUTIONS, INVOLVEMENT & SERVICE To LCCB, Profession/Field, Community (Local, National, International) 35%
2. PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS & ADVANCEMENT 25%
3. AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships, Honors, etc.  25%
4. PERSONAL QUALITIES & CHARACTER Leadership, innovation, commitment, perseverance, integrity, etc.   15%
     
  TOTAL 100%

 


     

The selection of finalists and recipients reflect the nominations received and the information available to the selection panel at the time. The OLWA Committee reserves the right to withdraw an award if further information or the recipient's conduct draws the Awards in disrepute.


REFEREES 


Ideal referees are people who can personally comment on the achievement and service of the person nominated. It is suggested that permissions be sought before identifying them as referees for the nominee.


SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION 


All nominations must be formally made through a nomination form. Supporting documentation must be attached to this form.


These may include, but not limited to:


  •     Functional Resumes/Curriculum Vitae
  •     Personal References
  •     Publications, articles in newspapers/magazines
  •     Others


NOMINATION TIPS


When you fill out the nomination form, there are a few things you should consider to ensure your nomination provides the selection panel with enough information about the achievements of the person you are nominating. Here are some tips to help you get started: 

 

1. The nominee shall not be informed about the nomination until they have been selected   


 2. Fill out as much of the form as possible. The nominator has to support the dependability and aptness of the nomination by providing all the detailed information and statements with examples to prove the validity.  


 3. The committee, along with the expert selection panel, shall closely work with the nominator and other references in verifying the veracity of information stated in the form. 


 4. If at all possible, please include the age of the person you are nominating


5. Nominators may include any supporting documentation with the nomination. This can include personal references, portfolios, resumes, newspaper articles, etc.


6. Please do not nominate the same person more than once. Recipients are to be selected based on selection criteria, rather than the number of times they are nominated.


The nomination form asks you to tell us about your nominee. How are they an inspirational role model? How have they demonstrated excellence in their field and to the community?


In answering these questions, consider the following:


  • In what area and/or roles has the person excelled?  
  • How does the person stand out from the class/pack? How has his/her achievement/service been greater than what might be  
  • normally expected of a person his/her age and in their field? Focus on both the quality and quantity of their achievement/service  
  • How much of his/her work has been voluntary, focused on helping others or making his/her community a better place?  
  • Has the person overcome particular challenges or adversities to make his/her achievement? How difficult has his/her achievement been?  
  • How has the nominee shown achievement/service outside of his/her particular specialty? For example, personal interests and involvement in the wider community.  
  • How has the nominee's achievement/service been acknowledged elsewhere - other awards, commendations etc?  
  • How does the person nominated make you proud to be an LCCian? Is your view shared by others in your community? If so, who What personal qualities make the person inspirational?  
  • Why should the rest of the LCCian Community look to the person as a role model?  
  • Are there any particular sector of the community who would/should find the person inspirational? For example, students, parents, career practitioners, families, educators, church, etc?  
  • Has the person shown perseverance, vision or particular strengths of character?  


Provide examples to support your statements for all of the above. Don't just make a statement - prove it with examples. 


SEARCH DURATION


Nominations are until February 25, 2015.


The Awards will be presented on 12th of March on our 96th Foundation Day. Recipients will be formally notified through a written communication. Further details will be available closer to the date of the Awards presentation. 


AWARDS CONFERRING BODY  


La Consolacion College Bacolod with its multi-sectored organization is the conferring body of the Outstanding LCCians of the World Awards. The Awards was organized as part of the school’s 90th Foundation Anniversary. 


HOW DOES THE AWARDS PROCESS WORK?  


LCCians, Benefactors, and Friends of LCC Bacolod are invited to nominate an LCCian who makes them proud because of his/her achievement and likelihood of being an inspirational role model. Nominations then will be short-listed by an expert selection panel to determine finalists. Further corroborations of supporting documentation shall be done. After thorough evaluation, the expert selection panel will select from the short-listed finalists recipient/s for each Award category. Awards presentation will be announced on 12 March 2015 on the occasion of the Feast of Our Lady of Consolation. 


HOW DO I NOMINATE?  


To nominate, you simply need to complete a nomination form. A printable version of the nomination form is available at http:// www.lcc.edu.ph/download/Nform.doc. Hard copies of the nomination form are also available at the Institutional Advancement and Linkages. For Inquiries, you may contact (034) 4349661-64 local 116. Mondays thru Fridays until 8:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm or telefax (034) 4330634 daily for 24 hours.


WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO BE NOMINATED?  


Any LCCian aged 25 years or over as of March 14, 2015 is eligible to be nominated. Nominees between the ages of 25 and 45 will be considered for the Outstanding YoungLCCian Award, just as nominees aged 60 years and over will be considered for the Outstanding Senior LCCian Award. All nominees shall be considered for the highest award – The Outstanding LCCian of the World Award.


IF AN LCCIAN HAS PREVIOUSLY WON AN AWARD, CAN HE/SHE STILL BE NOMINATED? 


Yes. Though the institution has conferred Awards to outstanding alumni in the past, considerations will be given to these previous recipients because the current Outstanding LCCians of the World Awards (OLWA) is a first of its kind encompassing outstanding LCCians worldwide. 


WHAT WILL BECOME OF THE WINNERS OF THE OLWA?  


OLWA winners, along with previous recipients of institutional-level Awards in the past, shall be officially inducted in the “Hall of Achievers” of La Consolacion College Bacolod. Their stories and achievements will be featured in school documents, publicity and promotion materials to serve as inspiration for other LCCians and the Filipinos.   


SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS 


Nomination forms with supporting documentations must be sent to:


                The Outstanding LCCians of the World Awards

                Office of the School President

                La Consolacion College

                Cor. Galo-Gatuslao Streets

                Bacolod City 6100        


All documentation will be retained by La Consolacion College Bacolod. 


For more information, email/contact:


lccbpresoffice@gmail.com

ww.lcc.edu.ph


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