7 Celebrities Who Graduated From College With Latin Honors

It isn't an easy feat even for the regular students like us.
by Mylene Mendoza   |  Jan 26, 2021
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Being a celebrity has many perks, but many of today's stars still chose to pursue a college degree or earned one before trying their hand at the entertainment industry. Some even go as far as excelling academically by graduating with Latin honors, which isn't an easy feat even for regular students like us. 

If you're looking for inspiration to hustle a little extra for acads, these seven hardworking stars with Latin honors may just be the motivation to help you out:   

Myrtle Sarrosa

From barely passing her subjects in elementary school, the PBB alum graduated cum laude from University of the Philippines Diliman with a degree in Broadcast Communication. 

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Shamcey Supsup

The beauty queen is a certified student achiever. She went to University of the Philipines Diliman to take up Architecture and graduated magna cum laude.

Venus Raj

Another beauty-and-brains is Venus Raj, who graduated cum laude from Bicol University's Journalism program. She also received a master's degree in Community Development from University of the Philippines.

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Yasmien Kurdi

Yasmien graduated magna cum laude from Arellano University with a degree in Political Science. She completed her degree while pursuing her showbiz career and taking care of her family.

Carla Abellana

The Kapuso actress graduated cum laude with a degree in Psychology from De La Salle University.

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Benjamin Alves

Although he started college at 21, the Kapuso actor graduated summa cum laude with a degree in English Literature from University of Guam.

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Chris Tiu

The star basketball player graduated cum laude from Ateneo de Manila University. He earned a double degree in Management Engineering and Applied Mathematics major in Mathematical Finance. He also minored in Chinese Studies.

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