A graduation ceremony is a very important event that any dedicated student looks forward to. It is the culmination of the years and years spent in studying and training to prepare one self for the challenges of the world beyond the walls of an educational system.
Some of your favorite celebrities opt not able to graduate because of the great demands on their schedules and high-paying job as actors and actresses in the showbiz industry. But these famous celebrities doubled their hard work and still earned their degrees.
Here are the photos of famous Pinoy celebrities in their graduation togas:
1. Derrick Monasterio
In 2015, this Kapuso star earned his diploma from Angelicum College.
2. Rocco Nacino
He graduated cumlaude for his master’s degree in nursing at St. Bernadette of Lourdes College in Quezon City. In 2009, this actor and model passed the Nursing Board Exam.
Still at a loss for words. They say, “Graduations are for parents, it’s our best way of showing them our gratitude and love by valuing education.” I’m honored to have graduated alongside my batch mates who also kept education as their priority. I salute all of you, our professors and fellow graduates, who will be our game changers of the future. May this also inspire everyone else to aim high and soar high. This is for you mom & dad. To God be the Glory! – Enrico Raphael Q. Nacino, R.N, M.A.N.
3. Diana Zubiri
The Kapuso actress graduated from Miriam College in April 2015 before marrying Andrew Smith the next month.
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4. Michael V.
He graduated with a degree in Mass Communication from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. The comedian met his wife Carol Bunagan in college.
5. Carla Abellana
She earned her Psychology degree from De La Salle University
6. Barbie Forteza and Vaness del Moral In 2015, these young actresses graduated high school at the same time from the Alternative Learning System program of the Department of Education.
7. Marian Rivera
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from De La Salle University-Dasmariñas in 2005.
The Kapuso actor finally finished a Techno Management course from West Negros University in Bacolod in 2014. He first enrolled in Ateneo de Manila University but was not able to finish it because of his hectic schedule.
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9. Maine Mendoza
She finished Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management major in Culinary Arts from De La Salle-College of St. Benilde in 2015.
10. Pia Wurtzbach
This is Queen P’s elementary graduation photo from Corpus Christi in Cagayan de Oro. She finished her secondary education at ABS-CBN Distance Learning Center. Pia graduated with a degree in culinary arts at the Center for Asian Culinary Studies.