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Love of Country Global Ambassadors Class of 2018

2018 Awardees

Ralph Lauren Asuncion

Ralph Lauren Asuncion

2018 Love of Country Global Ambassadors Top Winner and Awardee


Graduate of San Sebastián with a degree in Business Management. She moved to the U.S. with her family, wherein she worked as an accountant and started her own small accounting firm and pursued acting/modeling on the side. 

Melette E. Lampino

2018 Love of Country Global Ambassadors Top Winner and Awardee

Current Chair of City of Cerritos Economic Development Commission. Retired Branch Chief (Environmental Program Manager) after 42 years of State service with CA Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control. Recipient of several community service, public service, leadership and ballroom dancing awards

Johakim "Gabby" Pangan

2018 Love of Country Global Ambassadors Top Winner and Awardee

Full-time working student who is studying passionately to pursue nursing. She works tirelessly to improve healthcare in third world countries while simultaneously spreading the gospel. She hopes that she can someday work alongside her mother with her business in dermatology to ensure quality customer experience. She is a model, writer, makeup artist, singer and dancer who have performed alongside numerous Filipino celebrities like Aegis and LizQuen. 

Ariana Conechado

2018 Love of Country Global Ambassadors Top Winner and Awardee

Currently in school for BS Public Health. Her goal is to accomplish getting into the entertainment business as an artist and performer. Special talents are being able to create health programs, produce/edit videos, play drums, dance, sing and act.

Philippines Tour Delegates

Jackie Albay-Yenney

2018 Love of Country Global Ambassadors Tour Delegate

A Bachelor’s degree holder in chemical engineering and a masters degree in education, chemistry teacher, and science department chairperson at Montclair High School. Involved with several community-service oriented organizations such as the Rotary and Lions Club.

Hannah Angelica Marte

2018 Love of Country Global Ambassadors Tour Delegate


4th year kinesiology major at California State University of Long Beach. Active in the Filipino club and community, also in other clubs and organizations on campus where she volunteers to help feed the elderly population around Long Beach. She uses her platform at school to promote other cultures and intermingle them with other cultures.

2018 Love of Country Program Delegates