Of whites and big dreams. 👩🏻🎓🌬
In the middle of March, seventeen (17) men and women from the well-acclaimed PHINMA- University of Pangasinan College of Law, took off from the bloodbath for the graduation pictorial.
Half a day was sufficient to bring all toils and insomnia into elegance, for what good would it bring to wear a “no-no battle-suit”? They would, rather, fight in full gears than come to the arena empty-handed [P.S. I was referring to our attire, sorry. 😂].
“I am sorry, Dean.” was the title of this entry because I was not so proud to barge into one’s office and take photographs for myself.
So, Dean, if you are reading this right now, I want to say thank you for being all-proficient and patient during our Civil Law Review classes. We salute you, Dean! 👋🏻We’re hoping that a day will come that you would do the same for us. ✌🏻 Again, let me be repetitive with my apologies for using your honorable office for my “artistic agenda”. 💓
I am sorry, Dean, for wanting to be a lawyer for my mistaken belief that the Law profession depicts tranquility. After almost four years of my stay in Law school, I welcomed the idea that “lawyering” is equivalent to battling. 🤼♂️
I am sorry, Dean, for my enthusiasm in entering this “Battle of Lions.” 🦁
I am sorry, Dean, for spending a year to teach while studying. You told me during the interview, “IF you want to be a lawyer, you should be a full-time student. Remember that the first day of your review starts from the first day of your class on your first year.” 📖
Thank you, Dean, for inculcating in us that failure to prepare is preparation to fail. ⏳
Thank you, Dean, for summing up thousand pages of annotation into a single sentence, clearly. 💡
Thank you for, jokingly, teaching the morale: “So what should you do when the Law favors the rich? AIM TO BE RICH!” 💸
Thank you, Dean, for, always, reminding us that UPang lawyers are above par! 👩🏻⚖️👨🏻⚖️
Thank you, Dean, for teaching us to stand for what we’re fighting for. ⚖️
Thank you, Dean, for your words of wisdom during annual testimonial dinners. 🗣
And, finally, thank you, Dean, for giving us passing grades in Civil Law Review I and II, and for signing our graduation papers! 🏆🏅
By the way, thanks to Ma’am Diola, our librarian, who cheered me up and pushed me to do the shoot here. Ah, yep, it was Pops who took these photos. Do you want to book him as your photographer? No problem!
Congratulations, UPang Law graduates! God is so gracious! We made it, future panyeras and panyeros! And congratulations to all graduates of 2018! Hats off and sablay down to the graduates! 👩🏻🎓👨🏻🎓