NEWS UPDATE: The 2014 Model Child of The Year (Ulirang Anak ng Taon) will be given each to Chrisandra Sauza y Dedal (Davao Del Norte), Jhon Paul Masiong y Peganto (La Union) and Patrick Lachica y Felipe (Aklan).

Info of them including their respective genealogies will be posted soon. They were nominated on line for this category. Our 12-person panel of judges came from 10 countries across the globe.

Starting 2014, the Top 5 nominees will receive each The Model Child of The Year (Ulirang Anak ng Taon). 


The 2013 Model Child of The Year (Ulirang Anak ng Taon) was given to MARIO ILAGAN y DRIZ of Lobo, Batangas, The Philippines.

He is the son of Laudelin Driz y Ramirez and of Mariano Ilagan y Besa, the son of Petra Besa y Artillaga and of Rafael Ylagan y Espino, the son of Ursula Espino and of Ceferino Ylagan y Delos Reyes, the 2nd son of Doña Maria Delos Reyes y Miranda (2nd Wife) of Culiat (presently San Fernando City, Pampanga, The Philippines) and of Don Andres Ylagan y Quiambao, the 7th son of Don Rafael Brigido Ylagan and of Doña Virginia Ysabel Quiambao y Sauza, The Philippines, the daughter of Don Enrique Quiambao of Tarlac, The Philippines and of Doña Restituta Maria Del Carmen Sauza y Berenguer de Marquina, the 4th child of Don Santiago Sauza y Delos Rios and of Doña Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong, the only child of Doña Demetria Sumulong y Lindo and of Señor Felix Berenguer de Marquina y FitzGerald, the 55th Governor-General of the Philippines of Alicante, Spain and from The Royal.& Noble House of FitzGerald of Ireland.

At a young age, he serves with honesty and integrity the rich municipality of Lobo, Batangas, The Philippines as one its councilors. His full support for the youth welfare and development is very appreciated by his constituents. No wonder, he is well loved by his constituents. He is one of the modern young public servants who works with honesty, commitment and integrity!

You can now nominate for The Model Child of The Year. This award is given to any living male or female descendant of the Sauza family and of the Familia Sauza-Berenguer de Marquina who gave / gives remarkable contribution / contributions for the social development of his / her community he / she belongs. He / she makes his / her family proud of his / her  remarkable contribution / contribution for the community he / she belongs.  A deceased male / female descendant of the Sauza family and of the Familia Sauza-Berenguer de Marquina can also be nominated provide he / she died not more than (3) three consecutive years during his / her nomination.

Nominate On Line

When answering the Nominate On Line, the nomination should tell the story of what your nominee has done in the reference of the award you are nominating him / her for. Kindly give examples of how this excellent quality has been demonstrated. Kindly show your nominee has

* contributed in a distinctive way to improving the lot of those less able to help themselves;

* devoted himself / herself to sustained and selfless professional / voluntary service;

* shown innovation or creativity in delivering lasting results;

* described as vividly and precisely as possible the difference his / her contributions has made: How were things before they began? How are they now?;

* earned the respect of their peers and become a role model for others;

* produced, perhaps against the odds, sustained achievement that has required moral, courage, vision and the ability to make tough choices or determined application and hard work.

Your identity as the nominator is kept confidential by the 2014 Las Familias Unidas Secretariat and Committee on Awards. 

The Sauza and Berenguer de Marquina ancestry of your nominee will be checked by our archives-in-charge for reference and for award qualification.    

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