Versatile Kapuso actress Kris Bernal took home the ‘Most Outstanding Filipina Actress in Television’ award at the 2019 Gawad Amerika Awards held last November 23 at The Celebrity Center Franklin Avenue in California.
Kris personally flew to California to accept the recognition for her remarkable performance in GMA Network’s Afternoon Prime drama series ‘Asawa Ko, Karibal Ko’ where she played the role of Rachel.
Humbled by the honor, Kris expressed her gratitude to the award-giving body and to all her avid supporters.
She said, “Thank you Gawad Amerika Foundation for this recognition, Most Outstanding TV Actress 2019. Never in my wildest dream would I ever think that I would be coming here in California to receive such a prestigious award. I am truly honored to be here alongside other brilliant awardees who best exemplify the talent, pride, and excellence of the Filipino people. I am deeply humbled and inspired. Sending hugs and kisses to all the Filipinos all over the world! Thank you for your undying love and support, for watching my shows, and appreciating my efforts. Maraming salamat po!”
Gawad Amerika Awards is an annual celebration which recognizes the excellence of individuals and entrepreneurs who have gone above and beyond in their area of specialty. It is an independent award-giving body mainly composed of newspaper publishers and selected reputable community leaders.
Organized by Gawad Amerika Foundation (GAF) in California, it aims to create an environment where Filipino-Americans can validate their importance in the American society and construct innovative projects to continually endorse fresh ideas and talents.