Mrs. Edna D. Fregil, a Filipino teacher of La Consolacion College Bacolod is the “Ulirang Guro sa Filipino 2016” (Outstanding Teacher in Filipino) selected by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino or the Commission on Filipino Language (KWF). The announcement was released by the commission on July 19, 2016 in a letter sent by KWF president and national artist, Mr. Virgilio Almario.
Fregil, has been teaching in LCC Bacolod for the last 27 years. She’s worked as the Coordinator for Discipline and currently, she is the Coordinator for the National Service Training Program. She’s known among her peers as someone actively initiating activities and programs. Among them, the organization of the Kapisanan nang mga Manunudlo sa Filipino (KAMFIL), which has gained membership of many private and public school teachers in the province.
Dr. Ma. Mercedes Joson, VP for External Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education said that Fregil is also responsible for the selection of LCC Bacolod as the center for language and culture or Sentro ng Wika at Kultura (SWK). Joson is SWK’s director.
The KWF will award the certificate of recognition and the prestigious Medal of Honor through the SWK at the culminating of LCC’s Filipino language and Culture month celebration.