10 Gen Z Celebrities Who Look *Gorgeous* in Their Graduation Photos

by Leika Golez   |  May 19, 2023
Image: (LEFT TO RIGHT) Instagram/ysabel_ortega, Facebook/Treston International College
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Graduation season is just around the corner, Candy girls! You know what that means: It's time to stop fussing over your thesis paper and start planning for your big day. Of course, that also includes taking a flawless grad photo that you won't regret looking back on years later. 

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Feeling pressured? We've got you! To help inspire you, we've rounded up 10 young celebs who looked drop-dead gorgeous in their own grad photos.

Take a peek at their pics below and screenshot as you scroll!

1. Alexa Ilacad

Fun fact: Alexa Ilacad actually obtained her marketing degree with a flat uno! To commemorate the achievement, she sported an elevated take on her signature ‘no-makeup makeup’ look.

2. Ysabel Ortega

Before pursuing law school, Ysabel capped off her Political Economy degree with a *super pretty* graduation picture. 


3. Claudia Barretto

As expected from a Gen Z style star, Claudia Barretto channeled model-off-duty on her special day. 

4. Lorin Gutierrez

Lorin Gutierrez donned a fresh-faced LOTD as she graduated from senior high school. 

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5. Erika Poturnak

With a shimmery eye look and a classic terracotta lippie, Erika Poturnak was a glowing goddess in her grad photo. 

6. Sam Cruz

Earlier this month, Sam Cruz received her high school diploma looking so fresh and youthful! 

7. Heaven Peralejo


Although she nearly gave up on her studies, Heaven Peralejo managed to finish her business management degree in style. 

8. Sharlene San Pedro

Besides being a Goin’ Bulilit alumni, Sharlene San Pedro is also an AMA University graduate with a timeless yearbook picture! 

9. Kakie Pangilinan

Not really into the full-beat face? Take notes from Kakie Pangilinan, who went au naturel for her photoshoot. 

10. Michelle Vito

Dolled up and photo-ready, Michelle Vito was all smiles when she finally completed her human resources degree. 

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