By Martha Louis – EMTV News, Madang
The 2018 Distinguished Divine Word University Alumnae Award was awarded to Lae Metropolitan Commander Chief Superintendent; Anthony Wagambie Jnr.
Chief Superintendent, Anthony Wagambie is a former student who graduated from Divine Word Institute, in 1994.
He was given recognition for his service to the community and the country.
Under the leadership of the former DWU President, Fr Jan Czuba, the university launched the idea of Alumni Wall of Honour.
This is to recognize the contribution of distinguished former students, for significant contributions made in one of the three areas including professional excellence in their career.
DWU Alumnae include all persons who had passed through the Divine Word High School since 1968, Divine Word Institute, and the Divine Word University since 1996.
Anthony Gregory Yawingu Wagambie Jnr. graduated from Divine Word Institute in 1994, with a grade 12 qualification and graduated from Divine Word University in 2007, with a Diploma in Management.
The Chief Superintendent is a third generation policeman, both his father and grandfather also served in the RPNGC.
In his career, he has held every senior position in the RPNGC, in PNG.
Mr. Wagambie Jnr. has also served as a Mobile Squad Commander in the Eastern Highlands and NCD, respectively.
He also served as the Provincial Police Commander for Madang Province for 6 years and was later transferred, to East New Britain as the Provincial Police Commander.
And from November 2015 to date, he is serving as the Lae Metropolitan Commander.
Due to his outstanding quality and the service he has provided, the Chief Superintendent is held in high regard by his colleagues, and the community he has served.
He was awarded for the DWU Distinguished Award in recognition of his outstanding career achievements and service to the society.