Honors and Awards Policy

It is the policy of the DLSAA to recognize and honor alumni who have either - 

  • Achieved distinction and unusual positive recognition in their chosen fields, professions, or public service, and who have demonstrated outstanding achievement thereby serving as role models on a community, provincial, national, or international level;
  • Brought honor and glory to their Alma Mater, community, or country; 
  • Rendered dedicated and exemplary volunteer service or support to either the DLSAA or their Alma Mater or both; 
  • Performed beyond normal expectations in DLSAA's chapters; 
  • Attained notable ratings in government licensure examinations; and/or 
  • For an individual who is not an alumnus as defined in this Honors and Awards System, possessed loyalty and rendered volunteer and unsolicited support to the DLSAA or any DLSB - PD school's projects or concerns

The DLSAA shall create or form committees to plan and manage the nomination, short listing, and selection of awardees in different categories. All awardees covered in this System, however, shall be approved or confirmed by the DLSAA's Board of Directors. 

Any awards committee may neither announce or discuss nominees or awardees nor disclose any nomination or conferment with the nominator, nominee, or any other party. Only the President or the Vice-President for Honors and Awards may make announcements and only upon approval or confirmation of the awardees by the DLSAA Board.