Mark Airon P. Creus is a promising member of the DepEd Family since 2012. In the 6 years he has served in the public school system, he has developed his talents and skills both as a teacher and as a researcher. This earned him an OUTSTANDING performance rating for the last two years and acknowledged as an OUTSTANDING RESEARCHER in the school and district level. His innate curiosity and quest for excellence prompted him to engage in various studies that would help improve the teaching and learning process. His passion for research is evident when he became a research presenter in local and international research conferences, invited as a facilitator and resource speaker of different research forum in the province of Cavite, and a manuscript reviewer of research journals. Furthermore, as a research teacher, he was able to share his expertise in writing researches in both English and Filipino to senior high school students, helping them to produce research outputs, some of which were presented into different research conferences. As the Research Coordinator of the school, he was able to organize research conferences for the students and teachers. His educational qualification as a PhD student of Educational Management in De La Salle University Dasmariñas combined with his extensive experiences as a researcher makes him more than deserving of the award.