Iloilo City Government gave a Posthumous Recognition of Excellence to couple Joe Marie G. Osano, Principal of Lapaz II Elementary School and Alnie Dinah Pet Osano, Master Teacher of Ticud Elementary School, during Monday flag ceremony at Plaza Libertad.
The certificates were received by their families.
City Hall employees offered prayers. Their pupils also rendered songs as tribute.
The citation is a testament of their excellent performance as beloved teachers, model educators and colleagues in public service through education, mentorship and leadership.
The standards they adhered set as an example in quality education, active social participation, advocate of sports development programs and service to the Ilonggo community.
They had proven that they were true to their mandate in serving the students, parents, and the people of this city at all times.
They will be really missed, loved and recognized by the hearts and lives they touched. The city and its citizens will be forever grateful for their sacrifices and life-changing work.
It is hoped that the tragic demise will serve as a lesson to reckless drivers in the metropolis. They were hit by a speeding sports car while crossing the pedestrian lane along Diversion Road in Mandurriao district early morning of June 15. (Iloilo City PIO)