BAGUIO CITY – Six women who rendered exemplary service in their fields were chosen as this year's outstanding citizens of Baguio.
Mayor Mauricio Domogan on Wednesday announced the selection of the following to the 106th Baguio Day honor roll: Basilisa Cachero-Pimentel for arts and culture; Dona Digna Salvador Rosario, professional/community service; Lilia Ronquillo Bautista, business; Dr. Leonarda Romasanta-Aguinalde, community service; Epifania Cabanban-Dao-ey, community service; and Maria Nela Bascos-Florendo, professional/arts and culture.
They will be awarded during the Baguio Day program on Sept. 1 8:30 a.m. at the Baguio Convention Center by the Society of Outstanding Citizens of Baguio (SOCOB) headed by Dr. Priscilla Macansantos.
Pimentel was selected for her contributions in field of music having served as supervisor in the said field of study for many years. She encouraged schools to form choral groups and to join competitions resulting to numerous awards and honors. Pimentel composed the official Baguio March entitled "Beautiful Baguio" and other hymns being used by several institutions.