Awards and Recognition Luis G. Dato

Luis G. Dato, over the years, since the 1960s, received awards and recognition from different organizations and schools.

Ateneo de Naga University Sarong Pag Omaw

Given by the Ateneo de Naga University on September 11, 1988, posthumously, it reads:

“Maski na ngani an ginamit nyang tataramon gikan sa sarong estrangherong kultura, an boot asin puso kan saiyang mga sinurat bulanos na minaandorog sa kulturang Bikolnon na logod minapatotoo kan saiyang pagiging Bikolano”

Ateneo de Naga posthumous recognition to Luis G. Dato September 11, 1988

Baao Bar, Board and Civil Service Club Certificate of Recognition

The Baao Bar, Board and Civil Service Club gave this posthumous certificate of recognition on May 11, 1985 in Baao, Camarines Sur.

“For his outstanding contribution to the literary world as international poet of the English language and as a public servant, having served as Municipal Mayor of the Municipality of Baao and to his dedication to his sworn duty, distinction and honor thus serving as example to the youth of the community.”

baao bar, board and civil service award to Luis G. Dato

Millenium Mayoral Pusong Baaeno Posthumous Award

The Millenium Mayoral Pusong Baaeno Posthumous Award was given by the LGU of Baao on the 102nd Philippine Independence day in 2000.

“In recognition of his varied and remarkable achievements in literature, education, local history, archeology, genealogy, and journalism. His talent in poetry is recognized not only in Bicol but national and international as well, as one of the earliest, prominent and prolific Filipino Poet in English.”

baao 1 Awards and Recognition Luis G. Dato

Kiwanis Club of Baao Plaque of Appreciation

Kiwanis Club of Baao awarded this Plaque of Appreciation at a Luncheon in the St. Monica Academy on August 21, 1983.

“in recognition of his genius and talent as a poet in English, Spanish and Bikol, as a dedicated journalist and educator, a persevering exponent of Bikol grammar and vocabulary, an honest and courageous public servant and an exemplary family man.”

kiwaniis club of baao 1 Awards and Recognition Luis G. Dato

Kabikolan Historical Committee Certificate of Appreciation

Kabikolan Historical Committee awarded Luis G. Dato with the Certificate of Appreciation for his valuable contribution as a Speaker on a 3-day seminar at the Ateneo de Naga University in April 1970.

kabikolan hiistorical committee 1 Awards and Recognition Luis G. Dato

Naga Press, Radio and TV Club Plaque of Distinction

In honor of the memory of Jose Ma. Panganiban (JOMAPA), the Naga Press, Radio and TV Club, gave this Plaque of Distinction in March 28, 1979.

“master of the English and Bicol languages, for outstanding contributions to Bicol journalism as editor, columnist, literary contributor, and advocate of a distinctive system of Bicol orthography.”

naga press club 1 Awards and Recognition Luis G. Dato

The United Poets Laureate International Outstanding Catholic Poet

The United Poets Laureate International awarded Luis G. Dato in Quezon City on October 15, 1965, read:

“by virtue of his outstanding achievement in the field of poetry, recognized by and proclaimed by this world-association of Poets Laureate and equivalents as “Outstanding Catholic Poet”

UPLI 1 Awards and Recognition Luis G. Dato

Premio Tomas Arejola Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award in the Premio Tomas Arejola para sa Literaturang Bikolnon posthumously awarded to Luis G. Dato in 2006.

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