82-year-old grandma finishes high school in Zambales | Inquirer News

82-year-old grandma finishes high school in Zambales

Maria Estanislao

Maria Estanislao, 82, is among the graduates who completed her secondary education through the Alternative Learning School (ALS) in San Marcelino town, Zambales province. (Photo from San Marcelino Public Information Office Facebook)

SAN MARCELINO, Zambales—An 82-year-old grandmother in this town completed her secondary education, the town’s public information office said Tuesday, July 21.

Maria Estanislao was part of the Alternative Learning School (ALS) and was among the graduates of a recent virtual ceremony.


Estanislao was also a “Natatanging Karangalan” awardee in the program.

ALS is a parallel learning system that the Department of Education offers to those who could not have a formal education due to various reasons, like economic, geographic, political, cultural, and social barriers.

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