July 18, 2019

2019 SC PRAISE SERVICE AWARDEES. Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin (seated, center), Justice Francis H. Jardeleza, Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio, Justice Mariano C. Del Castillo, (Ret.) Justice (now Ombudsman) Samuel R. Martires, and (Ret.) Justice (now Judicial and Bar Council member) Noel Gimenez Tijam (seated 3rd,  6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th from left, respectively) lead the 2019 retiree-honorees during the testimonial luncheon tendered in their honor by the SC Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (SC PRAISE) Committee at the Training Center, Centennial Building, corner Taft Avenue and Padre Faura Street on July 18, 2019. Also in photo is Justice Diosdado M. Peralta (seated, 4th from left).  There are 40 SC PRAISE Service Awardees this year, the largest number in recent years. (Caption by Jay B. Rempillo, Photo by Francisco S. Gutierrez)