SMACC 53rd Commencement Exercises

by Anna Katharina on March 27, 2011

in Community,Events,Family,School,Traditions

St Mary’s Academy of Caloocan City 53rd Commencement Exercises

The St Mary’s Academy of Caloocan City celebrated their 53rd Commencement Exercises on March 26, 2011 at the SMACC Audi –Gym with the theme “ The Ignacian-Marian Graduates: Responding to the call of Christian Charity and Stewardship”.

There were more than 200 graduates as presented by Mrs. Ma. Dolores B. Agoncillo , High School Principal and declared as graduates by Sis Ma. Andes Yee, School Directress.

The SMACC 53rd Commencement Exercises, was highlighted by Thanksgiving Mass officiated by Fr Allan V. Lopez, OP , followed by the graduation ceremony. There was also awarding of medals to the outstanding graduates of Batch 2011. The Academic General Excellence medals were given to John Arden S. Romanillos, Valedictorian; Mary Rose D. Mercado, Salutatorian; Ma. Liane Claudette C. Bote , First Honorable Mention; Ma. Isabela C. Villacorta, Second Honorable Mention; Ma. Christine F. Tadique, Third Honorable Mention.

The parents and families of awardees of graduating seniors were requested to go to the stage when the grad’s name was called to pin the medals of the awardees. Also there was a slide show of SMACC Batch 2011 graduation pictures.

John Arden S. Romanillos, Class Valedictorian, delivered the Address of Gratitude. He expressed in behalf of SMACC Batch 2011 their sincere appreciation and gratitude to their teachers, school officials and parents whose presence and guidance help ingrained in them the values of faith, love and charity.

Finally the SMACC Batch 2011 gathered on stage to sing The Alma Mater Song and St Mary’s Hymn. Their graduation song was “My Life Begins Today” by Bruno Mars.

The Recessional completed the ceremony and graduates share handshakes, hugs, smiles, and tears with their well-wishers.

Congratulations to the SMACC High School Batch 2011!



Congratulations too to my daughter Roxanne Marie G .Pena , loyalty awardee and a member of SMACC High School Batch 2011. She is my youngest daughter and she’s awesome. I was teary eyed as she gave me her loyalty medal. It will be 6 years more before her next graduation. Hugs and kisses for you my sweet girl!


“ Whichever path you choose, graduates of 2011, may you find only success before you.”


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Glendaire Timario March 27, 2011 at 10:25 am

Hi Dra!
Salute on being a single mom for 10 years. I must say that it has been hard combining your duty as a doctor and as a mom to your kids.
I see that your daughter graduated from SMCC, is that beside Notre Dame?
Do you live near that area? =)

Anna Katharina March 27, 2011 at 3:06 pm

@glendaire: Yes SMACC is the former our lady of grace academy. Thank you so much.

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