Crossroads Editor –In-Chief and The Outstanding Student (THOS) Awardee Ma. Francesca Santiago of the University of St. La Salle-Integrated School was granted by the Philippine Information Agency-6 (PIA) an IWAG Award for her exemplary performance in development communication for 2017.
Santiago, as a nominee, was evaluated on the following areas namely development communication articles published, academic and scholastic achievements, communication work experience and training, and involvement in school and community activities.
According to PIA, the recognition is a yearly incentive for school paper editors who are graduating and have achieved excellence in publishing articles with development content, excelled in communication activities and training related to development communication, in campus and in the community.
The said organization informed the school that Santiago was qualified, based on the results of the evaluation and a recepient of a Citation and a Gold Medal to be awarded during the school’s recognition day.
Recipients of IWAG 2017 were from Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental.