Pride Of Marawi: Maranao Is Summa Cum Laude Of UP Class Of 2017

Maranao UP summa cum laude in molecular bio

ABS CBN reports a UP student hailing from Marawi City who will graduate summa cum laude this year!

His name is Arman Ali Ghodsinia and he finished a BS Molecular Biology and Biotechnology student from the College of Science with a general weighted average of 1.176.

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He is expected to deliver his valedictory speech in University of the Philippines Diliman’s graduation rites this coming Sunday.

According to Ghodsinia, his speech will contain his call for peace in Marawi City. In an interview, Ghodsinia also called on fellow Filipinos to be vigilant amid the martial declaration in Mindanao, as well as to protect the democracy, which is the theme of this year’s graduation rites. Also he added:

Sana lang matapos na ang gulo doon para sa mga bata at makapag-aral ako. Masuwerte ako at nandito sa Maynila, malayo doon pero sana matapos na ang lahat ng kaguluhan doon.

Ghodsinia’s mother is from Marawi City while his father is Iranian. He is one of this year’s 36 candidates for summa cum laude in UP Diliman. (Source: ABS-CBN News)