This is a press release from the Department of Science and Technology.
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. De la Peña was conferred the UPAA Lifetime Distinguished Achievement Award by the University of the Philippines Alumni Association during the UP General Alumni Homecoming at the University of the Philippines, Diliman on 24 August 2019.
Secretary De la Peña, BS Chemical Engineering Batch '69; MD '76, is one of the only four alumni recipients of the said award.
In the said homecoming, UPAA Legal Counsel Atty Raul R Reyes delivered the six resolutions passed by the UPAA in recognition of the DOST and its importance and contributions in nation-building during the event.
The six resolutions presented are the following: