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summa cum laude

Gerlino Dominic Furbeyre Tamayo just graduated from college. The son of career diplomat Eric Tamayo and his wife Joyce, Earl graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa.




GRADUATION DAY IN CANADA

Tamayo’s father serves as Consul General for the Philippine Embassy in Canada.

Tamayo completed his four year course, earning his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ottawa, one of the world’s foremost bilingual post-secondary educational institutions. He graduated Summa Cum Laude.

The University of Ottawa is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best schools, best known for its health science programs.




NOT JUST A SMART KID, BUT INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY AS WELL

Tamayo was on the Dean’s List all throughout his stay at University of Ottawa, and was an Ontario Scholar as well.

Just like most Canadian students, he balanced his academic achievements with volunteer work, participating in community projects around Ottawa.

Tamayo also served as president of the Filipino Students Association of Ottawa.




PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR CONGRATULATES RECENT GRADUATE

Philippine Ambassador to Canada (and Tamayo’s father’s boss) Petronila Garcia congratulated Tamayo and his parents on his academic achievement.

Garcia hoped that Tamayo’s remarkable achievement would serve as an inspiration for other Filipino students in Canada.





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