Manila, July 11, 2019. Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Baldomar, an IGSL graduate of the MA in Transformational Leadership program in 2014, has been qualified as one of the 18 finalists in this year’s Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos, a career-service award that recognizes exemplary Filipino teachers, soldiers, and police officers who are “active agent(s) of positive change and influence in their communities.” (


(Photo from the Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos Facebook page)

Out of 240 nominees, Lt. Col. Baldomar was chosen as a finalist for leading efforts in transformation and good governance within the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as well as in a community of displaced tribal families in Maguindanao.

We praise God for how He is using IGSL alumni in catalyzing change and making a positive impact on lives, families, and communities for His glory!

(Update: As of August 8, 2019, Lt. Col. Baldomar was declared one of the 10 Outstanding Filipinos of 2019.)