HS Batch 1939
1999 PAX Awardee
Actress, director, teacher, writer and researcher.
Established the UST Graduate School Academic Theater
Film Actress, known as Paula of the film “A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino” by National Artist, Lamberto V. Avellana
Founding Chairman of the PNU Drama-Speech & Theater Department.
Established the SSC Children and Teachers’ Theater
Formed the Philippine Drama Company and Amingtahanan Sala Theater
Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society for Women in Education in the U.S. & Philippines
1994, Cultural Center of the Philippines Gawad Award in Theater
1999, 100 Outstanding Filipinos in the 20th Century in the field of Theater
2005, The National Commission of Culture & Arts (NCCA) Centennial Award for Women given by Pres. Gloria Arroyo
2008, UP Centennial Lifetime Achievement Award
2009, The Lifetime Achievement ALIW Award
2011, The Living Legend Philippine Theater Award of the International University Theater Association
2013, Natatanging Gawad Buhay OR Philstage’s Lifetime Achievement Award