Top celebrities joined the first-ever Gawad Aguinaldo celebration in Kawit, Cavite recently, in recognition of outstanding teachers who have shown exemplary dedication to their profession and love for their students.
Kawit Mayor Angelo Emilio Aguinaldo, together with celebrities Rayver Cruz, Kakai Bautista, and Kris Bernal, led the joyful night of praise and awards for the Gurong Kawiteño in line with the celebration of World Teachers Day of the Municipality of Kawit.
The six outstanding teacher-awardees were Marvin Jay Ignacio Maming of Emilliano Tria Tirona Memorial National High School; Ederlyn Pel-Algonajota of Binakayan National High School; Cindy Mae Suarez of Binakayan Elementary School; Willie Claudio O. Endaya of Gahak Elementary School; Judilyn Tiva of Aguinaldo Elementary School; and Sheilaver C. Mangune of Potol Sta. Isabel Elementary School.
“Our municipality is not just brimming with history and culture. Our great heritage stems not just from our heroic ancestors who hailed from Kawit but also from the modern-day educators who share the same love for the country and its people,” said Aguinaldo.
The celebration was also graced by other local officials and all teachers in Kawit. Program was hosted by local talents Ganiel Krishnan and Nico Locco.