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2018 FOZYL awards now open

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Applications to the 12th Roseller T. Lim Award are now open.

Dubbed as the Five Outstanding Zamboangueño Youth Leaders (FOZYL), the award is open to Zamboangueños (born and raised in Zamboanga City or has been a resident of Zamboanga City for at least 10 years) from 18 to 40 years old. Applicants to the award must be of excellent moral character without any record of criminal conviction and must be an outstanding young leader who is engaged in contributing to the cause of humanity.

Deadline for applications is on January 25, 2018.

Five outstanding Zamboangueños will be chosen on the merit of their application which will include an accomplished application form, birth certificate or barangay certificate, and documented proof of their engagements and civic activities.

Awardees will receive a plaque of recognition and P5,000.00 each.

Spearheaded by the local government of Zamboanga and the JCI Zamboanga, the FOZYL is in line with the celebration of the Dia de Roseller T. Lim, in commemoration of a great leader, civil servant, and the first Zamboangueño elected into the Philippine Senate.

Application forms are available at the Office of the Dean of Student Affairs of the different schools in the City as well as the following locations: Dear Manang Events (Nuñez Extension), AA Seafoods (Nuñez Extension), Julies Bakeshop (Veterans and Plaza Pershing), and Bloc 1 (Cabato Road).

Completed applications are to be submitted to: Paul Patrick Vasquez, 2018 FOZYL Chairman (09362200467), Jeorey Soreño, 2018 FOZYL Co-Chairman (09171005604), and Tomas Rivera III, 2018 President (097738959997).  (Jasmine Mohammadsali)