Muntinlupa City Council, mayor commend, award P50,000 to PMA top cadet

The Muntinlupa City Council on Monday passed a resolution and an ordinance congratulating and awarding P50,000 to 2nd Lt. Jan Hernan Perez, 22, who placed fourth overall in the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) “Masaligan” (MAndirigmang SAmahan na Lakas at SandiGAN ng Bayan) Class of 2021.

Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (left) and 2nd Lt. Jan Hernan Perez (right and inset). (Muntinlupa PIO / PMA / MANILA BULLETIN) 

Perez is a resident of Alabang Hills, Brgy. Cupang, Muntinlupa and is the son of Janet Perez and the late Lt. Gen. Hernanie Perez (Ret.).

Besides graduating as Top 4 in his class, Perez also received the Chief of Staff Saber Award “for being the Brigade Commander of the Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines First Semester Academic Year 2020-2021; Philippine Air Force Saber Award “for being the number one graduating cadet joining the Philippine Air Force”’ Australian Defence Saber Award “for being the best overall performing graduate of Philippine Air Force”; and Air Force Professional Plaque Award “for being number one in Air Force Service Core Courses.”

According to the Muntinlupa City Council resolution, Perez also received the Best Commandant’s Paper, Outstanding Graduate of Basic Air Force Course of Class 2021-A, and Ayala Young Leaders Congress 2020.

“The City Government is extending its heartfelt congratulations to 2nd Lt. Jan Hernan Rebadulla Perez for bringing honor and prestige to Muntinlupa City and serves as an epitome of excellence and leadership, and inspiration to our youth,” the resolution read.

In addition, the City Council passed an ordinance rewarding Perez with a P50,000 cash incentive as one of the PMA topnotchers.

“The City Mayor, the City Vice Mayor, and the City Council grants 2nd Lt. Jan Hernan Rebadulla Perez an incentive in the amount of Fifty Thousand Pesos (PhP50,000.00) pursuant to City Ordinance No. 17-107 as amended by City Ordinance No. 2020-054, in recognition of the honor he brought to the City Government of Muntinlupa,” according to the ordinance.

Perez recently paid a courtesy call on Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi, who commended him for his feat at the PMA.