Ang Probinsyano lead star Coco Martin was elevated to Hall of Fame this year by EdukCircle after he was chosen by the organization as Best Television Drama Actor four times in a row.
GMA7's leading female newscaster Mel Tiangco was hailed Hall Fame Awardee for Most Outstanding Journalist in Public Service.
Other stars who were big winners for the first part of EdukCircle this year are Alden Richards with three award and his other half Maine Mendoza with two.
The ceremony was held at the AFP Theater on September 10, 2016. Here's the list of winners (first part).
Maine Mendoza and Alden Richards
Most Influential Celebrity Endorsers of the Year Awards.
Coco Martin, Vic Sotto
Most Influential Film Actors of the Year.
Ms. AiAi Delas Alas
Most Influential Film Actress of the Year
Box Office Tandem of the Year
Hall of Fame Awardee for Best Television Drama Actor
Male Music Artist of the Year.
Best Female Variety Show Host.
Hall Fame Awardee for Most Outstanding Journalist in Public Service.
Ms. Jessica Soho
Best Magazine Show Host.
Ms. Susan Enriquez and Mr. Cesar Apolinario
Best Educational Show Hosts.
Best Female News Anchor of the Year.
Mr. Mike Enriquez
Male News Anchor of the Year Award.
Mr. Ted Failon
Best Investigative Journalist of the Year Award.
Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza
Special Recognition for Phenomenal Act Award (Sa Tamang Panahon.)
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The EdukCircle recognizes exemplary performances of personalities in news and entertainment whose professional works have made significant contributions to Philippine music, film and television.
This year's EdukCircle Award winners are adjudged through Public Votes 30%, Students Votes 30% (students cast their votes during EdukCircle international conventions in different academic fields) and the Academy of EdukCircle Judges Votes 40% (the Academy of EdukCircle Judges is composed of college deans from different universities all over the Philippines).
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