Meet our Fil-Am Scholars and Award Winners from last Friday’s GALA “Generations”

Meet our Fil-Am Scholars and Award Winners from last Friday’s GALA “Generations”

FACCOC had it’s first-ever “Fil-Am Scholar of the Year” award at it’s 2016 GALA “Generations” at the Disneyland Hotel.

During the 2nd segment, the Scholar Awards featured 1-minute video clips created by the student nominees:

Student nominees (from left): Jacqueline Mayuga, Heidi Carreon, Anthony Garciano, Kevin Casasola, Celine Saludes.


Startup Company of the Year Award was given to Joe Garcia of On Season Meals.

Joe Garcia, founder of On Season Meals accepts his award "Startup Company of the Year"
Joe Garcia (center with award) with Representative Loretta Sanchez, Dante and Fannie Cantal of Twin Eagles, and Wigsbert Mendoza of Metropolitan Water District.

Corporate Community Advocate Award was given to Natividado Maneja of First Choice Bank.

Natividado Maneja (Center with Award) with Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Menard Leelin.

Graduate of the Year:anthony-cantal-scholarAnthony Cantal of Cal Poly Pomona awarded on stage with Assemblywoman Young Kim and Rep Ed Royce.

Special thanks to all who contributed in making this a special evening. US Bank, Western Union, and OCTA as corporate supporters and advertisers. Leelins Bakery, Dave and Busters, Center for Hope, Dalmacio Accountancy Group, On Season Meals, Gerry’s Grill, JB Diamonds, Lapid Foods, Cristina Espiritu of World Crave, and DT Limousine Services for their generous auction and raffle prize donations.

View full photo gallery here. Photo credit to Steve Giraud Photography, Inc 714-642-6868.



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