Centro Escolar University alumna, Dr. Betty Marges-Lontoc was recently awarded the Juanita Manalo Memorial Award by the Philippine Association of Chemistry Teachers (PACT) during the 32nd Philippine Chemistry Congress held in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
The recognition attests to her various contributions as educator to the improvement of chemistry education. She authored/co-authored textbooks in chemistry, including a textbook for senior high school and also acted as group leader in several teacher training programs offered by PACT, which included a 10-year DOST program for content enhancement. She actively participated as coordinator/trainor in several teacher training programs conducted by PACT during the last 30 years.
Dr. Lontoc is a former Dean of the School of Science and Technology, and is now teaching in the CEU Graduate School.