by: Harold V. Gallo

Ricardo Roxas II topped his class and marched to become the second recipient of With Highest Honors Award in Philippine Science High School – Cagayan Valley Campus, thus far, during the Graduation Day of Batch 2014, Ames Illimités last March 26, 2014.

Enthemed Amés Illimités: The Glory and Journey, the commencement exercises recognized the class of 2014 with Roxas II and eight other awardees With High Honors leading the way.

Roxas II also copped the proficiency awards in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, English, and Social Sciences.

On the other hand, Jasmine S. Interior, the top 2 achiever of Class 2014 and another With High Honors Awardee, garnered Proficiency Awards in Biology, Filipino and Research. Interior also reaped the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Award for Model Scholar and Gerry Roxas Leadership Award.

Rounding up the other proficiency awardees were Marian Samantha M. Asuncion, Journalism English; Cristine Joy M. Pimentel, Journalism Filipino; Mark Jeremy G. Narag, Arts and Physical Education, Juicel Marie D. Taguinod.

Dr. Rod Allan A. de Lara, Deputy Executive Director of PSHS System served as the guest speaker and Ms. Rosa-Vi?a S. Prudente-Jocson led the oath taking of the new members of PSHS National Alumni Association.

In his inspirational message, Dr. de Lara highlighted the importance of choosing the right career and the value of giving back.

Asuncion delivered the legacy of Amés Illimités and the commencement exercises was punctuated by the graduation song entitled “Free Souls”. #