Aside from his successful onscreen projects like He’s into Her and Love Is Color Blind, Donny Pangilinan celebrated another blessing this year as he finally received his Bachelor’s Degree this month along with his two siblings Hannah and Ella.
The 24-year-old actor happily shared the news with his followers in an Instagram post on Sunday, October 9.
“For those who don’t know, when the pandemic hit over 2 years ago, Ella, Hannah, and myself decided to complete our degrees together (with mine specifying in Leadership),” he said.
Donny said the joint graduation was made possible by their professor who is currently in Manila.
“And today, despite the busy schedules, many sleepless nights (and fights), we were able to have a joint graduation ceremony thanks to the visit of our professor, who is here in Manila for a couple of days,” he remarked.
“I would like to thank Dr. Cyndi Romine and every one of College for Global Deployment in Washington State for this opportunity, and for your patience and guidance. Thanks to mom and dad as well who kept telling me every day to do my modules and papers. love you both!” he added.
Donny received congratulatory messages from his family and friends including Bianca Gonzalez, Gary Valenciano, Esnyr, Gab Valenciano, Wil Dasovich, and Gab Pangilinan.
Donny’s mom, Maricel Laxa, also shared a post dedicated to her three children whom she
“Natapos din! With new beginnings are also “closures”. In fact 3 of them as Ella, Donny and Hannah officially graduated from their respective college courses in simple ceremonies in the presence of the Washington State-based School Director of the College for Global Deployment, Dr. Cyndi Romine who is here on a four-day country visit,” Maricel said.
“While they finished their courses separately, we were able to schedule the official conferment of bachelor's degrees this weekend. So yes, nakapagpatapos din kami sa wakasss!” she added.
“Shout out din sa lahat ng mga nagsabing naging inspirasyon yung mga anak namin sa kanilang pag-aaral. Ngayon we can say, kayo rin ang naging inspirasyon nila para mag graduate! To Him be the glory always!” she continued.
After starring in the hit teen series He’s Into Her earlier this year, Donny also stars with Belle Mariano in the upcoming Star Cinema romance An Inconvenient Love.