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UP top graduate Gia Evangelista says grit helped her overcome not passing UPCAT

University of the Philippines top graduate Gia Santos Evangelista has revealed that she actually did not pass the UP College Admissions Test (UPCAT) but her grit helped her overcome the failure to eventually graduate with Summa Cum Laude honors from the premier state university.

Former security guard achieves dream to teach, graduates magna cum laude

A former security guard in Bulacan province has fulfilled his dream of becoming a teacher at 45 years old after finishing his college degree with Magna Cum Laude honors.

Masungi endangered rangers win conservation award for courage against threats

Filipino forest rangers from the Masungi Georeserve Foundation have bagged a global conservation award for their continuing efforts to protect the Upper Marikina Watershed from threats such as illegal encroachment and destruction - despite risks to their lives.

Delivery rider by day & virtual assistant at night finishes college with Magna Cum...

Working two shifts as a delivery rider by day and virtual assistant at night has not stopped working student Francis Jan Ax Valerio from graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors, the second top academic distinction from a university.

Filipina nurse who administered world’s 1st COVID-19 vaccine receives Queen Elizabeth award

Filipina nurse May Parsons, who administered the world’s first approved COVID-19 vaccine, has received the prestigious George Cross award from Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS).

91-year-old Lolo Pedring graduates from La Union high school

A 91-year-old senior citizen in La Union province has graduated from senior high school, proving that age is by no means a barrier to achieving success and one's dreams.

This student persevered despite loss of parents to COVID to graduate summa cum laude

Filipino scholar Rey Matthew James Volante persevered to graduate summa cum laude with a degree in biology from Far Eastern University (FEU) despite losing his parents during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Filipino-American teacher Eleuterio Timbol wins Empire State New York Governor’s award

Filipino-American educator Dr. Eleuterio "Ely" Timbol, Jr. has won the Governor's Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award in New York.

These 4 Filipino Students Overcame Odds to Graduate from Top Universities

Meet four inspiring Filipino graduates of prestigious international universities abroad who persevered in the face of adversity.

Miguel de Leon wins James Beard Journalism Award for story as Fil-Am wine writer

New York-based Filipino-American sommelier Miguel de Leon has won the James Beard Foundation Journalism Award for his essay that reveals his experience as a wine writer and contextualizes the appreciation of wine heritage beyond the prevailing “white supremacy”.

Top Filipina student Jonhel Ampil awarded Governor General’s Medal in Canada

Niagara College's top Filipina student, Jonhel Patricia Lim Ampil, has been awarded the Governor General's Academic Medal, the most prestigious honor a student can receive in recognition of academic excellence in Canada.

Filipino Raphael Domingo is 1st PhD graduate of World Deaf Leadership program

Raphael "Rafa" Vergel de Dios Domingo of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) has become the first Filipino scholar of the World Deaf Leadership (WDL) program to earn a doctorate degree.
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Filipina teen tennis champion Alex Eala wins 2nd women’s professional title...

Filipina teen tennis champion Alexandra "Alex" Eala has won her second women's professional championship title at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tennis Tour in Thailand.
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