Azkals' Chieffy Caligdong Among 2012 TOYM

Pure Filipino blood Azkals player Emelio “Chieffy” Caligdong is among the seven personalities who were honored as The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) of 2012.

Caligdong, who is a member of the Philippine national football team, was honored with a TOYM award for his vital contributions in the field of Sports.

chieffy caligdong toym 2012 award

The other 2012 TOYM awardees are:
  • Democratic Independent Workers’ Association (DIWA) Partylist Representive Emmeline Aglipay for Public Service
  • Warren Baticados for Veterinary Medicine
  • Abelardo David for Community Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Ivan Anthony Henares for Heritage Conservation
  • Rodrigo “Jiggy” Manicad, Jr. for Broadcast Journalism
  • Allan “apl.de.ap” Pineda for Contemporary Music
President Benigno Aquino III led the ceremonies held Wednesday at the MalacaƱan Palace.

The TOYM is the Philippines’ most prestigious awards search for young men and women between the ages of 18 to 40 whose selfless dedication to their profession or vocation has resulted in significant contributions to the welfare of their countrymen as well as to the advancement of their fields of endeavor.

Photo: Robert ViƱas/MalacaƱang Photo Bureau