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Fulfilled Promise: Son dedicates diploma to his late father

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Apr. 04, 19 | 11:59 am

A Facebook post of Reymark De Asis, who recently graduated from BS Office Administration at the Bacolod City College, went viral as he paid tribute to his dead father while still wearing his graduation toga.

“I offer this success to my manung and manang, my nanay and most especially to person whom I owe and takes a lot of motivation, that man was my father, his name was ROGELIO A. ARROYO. Headed by my tatay and with the help of my manung we build our house and got our own lot year 2005. My Tatay who had been a sugarcane worker “KARGA TAPAS” as called by many,” the fresh graduate wrote on his Facebook page.

It was not an easy path for Reymark to fulfill his promise to his father. In order to graduate from college, he has to work as a helper to pursue his studies.

He also has to carefully budget his P200 allowance per week for food and school materials.

Immediately after graduation, Reymark went directly to the tomb of his father to give his diploma as a tribute.

Besides the diploma, Reymark was also awarded the Presidential Medal by the Bacolod City College for his contribution to the school.

It was the first time that the award was given, which serve as an inspiration to other students like Reymark.
The photo already has 15,000 likes and was shared 6,600 times on Facebook.

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