As an outstanding rural sociologist, Dr. Castillo is recognized internationally. For her contribution as a social scientist, she was presented the Rizal Pro Patria Award (1976), Distinguished Alumnus Award of the UP Alumni Association (1975) and the Distinguished Alumnus Award of the UP College of Agriculture (1979).
Birthdate: 16 October 1932
- Ph. D. Nuclear Chemistry and Physics - University of California Berkeley, California, USA - 1957
- M.S. Electrochemistry and Chemical Engineering (Sugar Technology) Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA - 1954
- B.S. Agriculture (Magna Cum Laude) - Major in Agricultural Chemistry and Mathematics, University of the Philippines - 1952