Actor Benjamin Alves has been named ambassador of the GMA Network Excellence Award (GNEA) for the third consecutive year.
Joining the 29-year-old star during the announcement and official signing of the Memorandum of Agreement on April 13 were GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon, Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angel Javier Cruz, Senior Assistant Vice President for Alternative Productions Gigi S. Lara, and Assistant Vice President for Talent Imaging and Marketing Simoun S. Ferrer.
“These students will determine the future of our country, and Benjamin is very appropriate to become the ambassador for academic excellence because he was a scholar prior to his showbiz stint. He has accomplishments that the younger generation can look up to,” the Network executive stated.
Benjamin, on the other hand, said he is honored to once again represent GNEA and looks forward to reaching out to exemplary Filipino students around the country.
“It is humbling to be GNEA’s ambassador. I feel like I’m still a student, I feel like I still want to seek higher education because when you see how passionate these students are, it makes you want to excel as well,” Benjamin expressed.
The 2018 GMA Network Excellence Award is in partnership with YesPinoy Foundation, Airfreight 2100, Inc. (Air21), University of the Philippines (Diliman) College of the Mass Communication Foundation, Inc., Don Bosco Technical College, and Angeles University Foundation.
GMA Network will give out two awards – one for the best communication student and another for the outstanding student of a technology-based course. Nominations for the academic year 2017-2018 are open until June 29.
To join, submit the Entry Book which contains the accomplished application form, related work, transcript of records, certificate of candidate for graduation, certificate of good moral character, and recommendation letter.
For criteria, mechanics and other details, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/excellenceaward or contact Unis M. Loleng at 982-7777 local 1108 or e-mail [email protected]
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