The University of San Carlos (USC), led by president Fr. Dionisio Miranda SVD (extreme right), USC Alumni Association Chairman Ronald Po (extreme left) and Outstanding Carolinian Alumnus Awardee Jesus Alcordo (2nd to the right), presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to JG Summit Holdings Founder and Chairman Emeritus, John L. Gokongwei, Jr. Joining them onstage are (from left): Augusto Go, Elizabeth Gan-Go, Edward Go, Elizabeth Gokongwei, Lily Ngo Chua, Judy Gaisano, Jack Gaisano, Edmund Gaisano, Sr., and Antonio Go.
Fourteen years after receiving an honorary doctorate in Business and Enterprise Development, JG Summit and Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. Founder and Chairman Emeritus John L. Gokongwei Jr., has once again been honored by the University of San Carlos Cebu with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The accolade was presented during first Grand Reunion for Alumni Champions of the University of San Carlos held at the Summit Galleria Cebu Hotel on October 18, 2018.
“Never stop learning and education should be the number one priority,” said Mr. John during his speech as he received his award.
School officials led by USC President Fr. Dionisio Miranda, SVD, and USC Alumni Association Chairman Ronald Po conferred the award to Mr. John “for a lifetime, fully lived, of invaluable contributions that addressed the needs of local, national, regional, and global communities, and for having deeply touched, empowered, and transformed the lives of others through a legacy of entrepreneurship and education.”