MANILA, Philippines – Donny Pangilinan shared on Sunday, October 9, that he and his sisters Hannah and Ella have graduated from the College for Global Deployment.
Reminiscing on their journey to this point, the actor disclosed that the three siblings decided to complete their degrees over two years ago when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
“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 wrote.
He also thanked his parents Anthony Pangilinan and actress Maricel Laxa for reminding him to complete his modules and submit his papers.
Maricel and Anthony took to their own Instagram accounts to express joy for their children’s achievements, with Anthony sharing how Maricel turned emotional during the ceremony.
Fellow celebrities such as Belle Mariano, Bianca Gonzalez, Wil Dasovich, Bela Padilla, Coleen Garcia, and Ruffa Gutierrez congratulated the Pangilinan siblings for their achievement.
Donny is part of the popular love team DonBelle, and is best known for his projects He’s Into Her and Love is Color Blind. – with reports from Jacob Tambunting/Rappler.com
Jacob Tambunting is an intern for Rappler.