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