Mr. Nixon C. Aquino, Light Equipment Operator of DMMMSU-South La Union Campus, Agoo, La Union, was honored last December 19, 2016 in glittering ceremonies at Malacanang as one of the country's Lingkod Bayad awardees sponsored by the Civil Service Commission.

He received a gold-gilded medallion, P200,000.00 cash prize and with automatic promotion.