The Civil Service Commission confers the Pamanang Lingkod Bayani award to the family of the late Mr. Rogelio P. Lardera Sr., Teacher II of Concepcion Central School in Concepcion, Iloilo. Lardera died on November 8, 2013 after being hit by a broken tree branch which caused him to fall off the truck carrying volunteers and rescued residents. Prior to the incident, Lardera left his family after evacuating them to his parents’ house to fulfill his obligations as Manaphag Quick Response Team volunteer. CSC Regional Office 6 Director IV Rodolfo B. Encajonado (Center) gave the Certificate of Recognition to Ms. Leonora T. Lardera, wife of the late Mr. Lardera in an awarding ceremony on June 2, 2014 in Iloilo City. Also in this photo are (From Right to Center) Principal II Nicolastica Parreñas; RL Easter Lardera, daughter of Mr. Lardera; (From Left to Center) Director Evelyn N. Ejar of CSC Iloilo Field Office; Assistant Schools Division Superintendent Ferdinand Sy of the Department of Education- Division of Iloilo; Director III Raymund F. Gonzales; and OIC-Assistant Regional Director John Arnold Siena of DepEd RO6. The PLBi is a program of the CSC that recognizes civil servants who risked their lives and died while performing their duties.