Female cadet tops 2022 PMA graduating cadets | Inquirer News

Female cadet tops 2022 PMA graduating cadets

/ 10:28 AM May 10, 2022

Second photo is Cadet First Class Krystlenn Ivany Quemado who topped the graduating PMA Bagsik Diwa Class of 2022 who will be commissioned into new military officers during the military school’s first in person commencement exercises since the pandemic on May 15. PHOTO BY EV ESPIRITU

BAGUIO CITY—A female cadet from Koronadal City is the top cadet of the graduating Philippine Military Academy “Bagsik Diwa” Class of 2022.

Cadet First Class Krystlenn Quemado, the class valedictorian, is one of the five female class members on the class’ top 10  list.


The 214 members of Bagsik Diwa will be commissioned into junior officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines by outgoing President Duterte at the military school’s first in-person commencement exercises scheduled on May 15.

Cadet First Class Krystlenn Ivany Quemado, PMA "Bagsik Diwa" class valedictorian

Cadet First Class Krystlenn Ivany Quemado, PMA “Bagsik Diwa” class valedictorian. (Photo courtesy of PMA)

The other top female cadets are Cadets First Class Faithe Turiano (4th) of Camarines Sur, Yyoni Tiu (5th) of Davao City, Nerfa Alany Minong (9th) and Crissele Rico (10th), both from Zamboanga .Baguio-born Cadet First Class Kevin John Pastrana is the class salutatorian, while Cadet First Class Ian Joseph Bragancia of Pototan, Iloilo placed third.


Cadet First Class Jake Anthony Mosquera, who placed 6th, is the class magna cum laude from Pugaran, North Cotabato. Cadets First Class Jesie Mar Frias of Antipolo City is the 7th top cadet, while Elvin John Oyo-a of Butuan City is the 8th top cadet.

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