PwC PH honors outstanding teachers in a testimonial dinner

Left to right: Sancho Castro (Associate Professor, Accountancy Department, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas), Eden Cabrera (grand winner from De La Salle University-Dasmariñas), Lois Gregorio-Abad (PwC Philippines Assurance Partner and Academe Development Lead Partner), Roderick Danao (PwC Philippines Vice Chairman and Assurance Managing Partner), and Alex Cabrera (PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner).

PwC Philippines held a testimonial dinner honoring the winners and judges of PwC's National Accounting Teacher Award (PwC NATA) on 8 May 2019 at the Tower Club, Philamlife Tower, Makati City.

Presiding over the event was PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera. He gave his personal observations, such as the unexpected emergence of certain universities and his high regard for teachers, saying that "They love their profession for a lifetime."

The honorees shared their thoughts and insights on their recognition, following the awarding ceremony held during the 27th Accounting Teachers Conference on 29 April 2019 in Cagayan de Oro City.

The judges who were present during the dinner – Vice Chairman and Assurance Managing Partner Rick Danao, and Assurance Partner and Academe Development Lead Partner Lois Abad – expressed their admiration for the teachers' passion and dedication towards their profession.

PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera and University of the Philippines Diliman Vice President for Planning and Finance Joselito Florendo (runner-up, PwC NATA).

PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera and University of Santo Tomas, Manila Assistant Professor Christopher German (finalist, PwC NATA).

Left to right: Assistant Professor Dennis Ariel Tan (College of Accountancy and Finance, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila), Chairman and Senior Partner Alex Cabrera (PwC Philippines), Professor Nonalyn V. Gesalan (College of Accountancy and Finance, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Most Influential Teacher awardee), and Vice Chairman and Assurance Managing Partner Roderick Danao (PwC Philippines).

Left to right: Dennis Ariel Tan (Chairperson, Accountancy Department, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila), Roderick Danao (PwC Philippines Vice Chairman and Assurance Managing Partner), Joselito Florendo (runner-up from the University of the Philippines Diliman), Nonalyn Gesalan (Most Influential Teacher awardee from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila), Eden Cabrera (grand winner from De La Salle University-Dasmariñas), Christopher German (finalist from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila), Lois Gregorio-Abad (PwC Philippines Assurance Partner and Academe Development Lead Partner), Alex Cabrera (PwC Philippines Chairman and Senior Partner), and Sancho Castro (Associate Professor, Accountancy Department, De La Salle University-Dasmariñas).

Unable to make it to the dinner were Dr. Lope Dapun (runner-up from the University of Southern Mindanao), Angelito Descalzo (finalist from the University of the East, Manila), Mark Francis Ng (finalist from Bicol University), and judges from the National Association of CPAs in Education (nACPAE), the Board of Accountancy, and iACADEMY.

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