|The DLSAA Distinguished
Lasallian Award is the highest and most prestigious non-sports
award given by the DLSAA. This award honors Lasallians|
have achieved multiple and earned distinction and unusual positive
recognition for their vision, leadership, management, and integrity in
their chosen fields, professions, or public service,
are reputed nationally or internationally, and
- Who may
serve both as professional and personal role models for Lasallian
students and other Filipinos.
Lasallian awardee must possess the DLSAA Honors and Awards
prequalifications at least twenty (20) years prior to selection and may
receive the award only once.
From 1965 to 2004 (excluding one
batch in 1950), the DLSAA has given approximately 122 DLSAA Distinguished Lasallian Awards -
or their equivalents - for their exemplary professional achievements,
with some alumni being multi-awarded for different fields.
the 70th Anniversary of the DLSU Manila in 1981, the honor was formally
designated as the DLSAA Distinguished
Lasallian Award. The award was not given yearly and the longest
hiatus was a period of 12 years, i.e., from 1984 to 1995, inclusive. It
is unclear if the award was only not given or simply not recorded due
to archiving failure.
|The DLSAA Lasallian
Achievement Award honors alumni who have achieved either
industrial, managerial, professional, avocational, or public service
distinction or series of distinctions. This award category is
dissimilar to the DLSAA Distinguished
Lasallian Award in two main aspects:
focuses more on the singular distinctive achievements of the awardee in a
single area and, accordingly, principally focuses on tasks rather on
the persons and
- The award does not have a minimum 20-year
The composition of the DLSAA Lasallian Exemplary Honors committee is the following:
- Vice-President for Honors and Awards or his equivalent, DLSAA
- President, DLSAA
- Chair, Board of Trustees, DLSU-M or his representative
- President, DLSU or his representative
- Executive Vice-President, DLSU-M
- Executive Vice-President, DLS College of Saint Benilde
- A Christian Brother from the DLB-PD nominated by the Brother Visitor
- Two senior alumni, not less than 40 years old, nominated by the DLSAA President and approved by the Board
Five (5) committee members, including the Chair, shall constitute a quorum and whose decisions shall bind the committee.
The DLSAA shall form an Exemplary
Honors Committee headed by the Vice-President for Honors and Awards or
his equivalent which shall solicit nominations, screen nominees, conduct
research on nominees, and select awardees for both the DLSAA
Distinguished Lasallian Award and the DLSAA Lasallian Achievement Award.
The Committee shall submit its award recommendations to the DLSAA
Board for approval or confirmation.