Food Technology grad is UP Mindanao’s 1st summa cum laude

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Posted at Jun 19 2019 07:59 PM

Pete Maverick Nicole Estudillo. University of the Philippines Facebook page

MANILA—The first ever summa cum laude of University of the Philippines Mindanao (UPMin) is a woman and she will graduate Friday.

Food Technology student Pete Maverick Nicole Estudillo will graduate with an average grade of 1.1971, the highest record in the university since its establishment in 1995, UP said.

Estudillo leads 352 candidates for graduation and 93 other students who are graduating with honors, 13 of whom are magna cum laude and 80 cum laude.

 

Estudillo said being a summa graduate was "just a bonus," according to a report by Mindanews quoting the ad hoc committee’s press release.