Doctor Jose D. Drilon, Jr
Doctor Jose D. Drilon, Jr graduated from the University of the Philippines in Iloilo in 1949 and took up Law and other courses at UP.
He became very active in the fields of agribusiness, agriculture, the academe, and community service, distinguished himself tremendously in these and other fields he laid his hands on.
He was conferred Doctor of Human Letters by the Kent State University – the first Filipino so honored by the KSU. A few of his awards include the Bronze Citation, Military Commendation Ribbons, Presidential Unit Citation Ribbons, United Nations Service Medals, the Bonifacio Award for “the crusade against graft and corruption,” Outstanding Leadership Award, Luntian Award, Plaque of Honor, and the Golden AntiAward.