I'm a MAN and I have the man

For graduating students, the baccalaureate mass is one event that shouldn't be missed. This year was extra special because it's UST's 400 years. I am always proud to be a Thomasian, but graduating this year surely has a lot of perks. I am even prouder! I entered the College of Nursing during the late 2008 (at medyo tatanga tanga rin ako nun), handling a bunch of playful sophomore students. So many bloopers I tell you. Those sophomores are our quadricentennial graduates. How time flies! And within those years, I saw these playful ones grow and mature. It makes me smile, because at some point, I've been a part of their journey. 

During the baccalaureate mass with my graduate school flag. Photo credits: Sir Deng. My face was so red  here since I underwent chemical peeling. 
The graduates' gimmick. :)
 Of course, the celebration will not be complete without UST's famous fireworks display. So far, this is the best pyromusical display I've seen! Goosebumps all over as it ignites the Thomasian spirit. Next, they made a huge time capsule with all the quadricentennial graduates' names in it, plus other memorabilia from this year's celebration. It will be opened..hmmm, sa takdang panahon. 

Here is Dragon Firework's pyromusical. One word, amazing! 

Then few days after, my very special guest finally arrived!! He's almost 100 pounds heavier than me now. Geez, he'll hate me for a few seconds for posting this. Bryan said I can call him Jell-O, because that's how he describes his tummy.haha
Thank you Gery Penaso and Mycke Arcano for my hair and make-up.
Our solemn investiture was held at Puerta Real in Intramuros where UST spent its 300 plus years. I'm with my colleagues here.

I have a stage husband and a stage mom! haha
fireworks display again after the ceremony
I also went home with this! All graduates this year were given a quadri medal. I am now officially a Master of Arts in Nursing graduate.  
dress: Fabrichild, shoes: Janilyn..These shoes have been with me since 2006.  Don't mind the huge bruise on my right leg. 
Congratulations to all the graduates this year! God is good, thank you! :))

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  1. Playful sophomores... :P Haha. Congratulations. Ma'am Maglanque-Perlas! :D

  2. gandaaah pangga ng dress mo.. i like it!!!! nagbleblend ang colors nyo..hehehe.. i hope u enjoyed ur vac wd bryan kht mabilis lng ;o)

  3. @mervin: hahaha, kayo ata yun? thank you!! and congratulations too! :))

    @joyzen: thanks pangga!!! hope to see you soon! :))


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