Past Scholars’ Profiles

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Karina Mae A. Badua
University of Santo Tomas
FLP Scholar SY 2017-2018

  • Ranked 5th in graduating class, UST Faculty of Civil Law, 2018
  • Dean’s Lister, UST College of Law
  • Executive Editor, UST Law Journal
  • Member, UST Law Dean’s Circle
  • Past contributor, UST Golden Notes Remedial Law Department
  • Intern, Office of the Solicitor General
  • AB Political Science (Cum Laude), UST

 

Sean James B. Borja
Ateneo de Manila University
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017, SY 2017-2018

  • Valedictorian, Ateneo Law School, 2018
  • Consistent Dean’s Lister
  • Member, Ateneo Law School Team, 2017 Philip Jessup Moot Court Competition (team represented the Philippines in the International Rounds held at Washington, D.C)
  • Member, ALS Team to the 2016 Asia Cup Moot Court Competition, Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Japan (team was the 1st runner-up)
  • 3rd Best Speaker in Asia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Japan, 2016
  • Bachelor of Science in Management, major in Legal Management (Magna Cum Laude), Ateneo de Manila University, 2014
  • Program Awardee for Legal Management, 2014
  • Full scholarship at École Supérieure de Commerce in Dijon, France, 2012, under Ateneo’s Junior Term Abroad Program

 

Kaycelle Anne M. Castillo
Far Eastern University Institute of Law
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017, SY 2017-2018

  • Dean’s Lister and Academic Scholar, FEU-Institute of Law
  • Certified Public Accountant, specializing in Tax advocacy
  • President, FEU-Institute of Law Student Council
  • Vice President for Finance, Association of Law Students of the Philippines
  • Legal Intern, Flores Palanca & Ofrin Law Offices, 2016
  • Finance Analyst and Internal Auditor, Ayala Land, Inc., 2013-2015
  • S. Accountancy (with Latin honor distinction), UST

 

Ervin Fredrick H. Dy
University of the Philippines
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017, SY 2017-2018

  • Licensed Geodetic Engineer
  • Vice Chancellor, Order of the Purple Feather (UP College of Law honor society), 2016-2017
  • Head, Alpha Phi Beta Fraternity
  • Magistrate, UP Law Student Tribunal, 2015-2017
  • Champion Debater, 29th Annual Pi Sigma Open Debate Tournament
  • BS Geodetic Engineering (Magna Cum Laude), University of the Philippines

 

Rexlyn Anne M. Evora
Polytechnic University of the Philippines
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017, SY 2017-2018

  • Graduated 1st in class, PUP College of Law, 2018
  • Quarter Finalist, International Humanitarian Law National Moot Court Competition, 2015
  • Outstanding Faculty Member, PUP College of Science, SY 2015-2016
  • Faculty member, Department of Biology, College of Science, PUP-Manila
  • Member, PUP Research Core Group, 2015-2018
  • Member, PUP Moot Court Society, Office of the Legal Aid, 2016-2018
  • Member, Bar Operations Committee 2016
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Major in Zoology, University of the Philippines-Los Baños

 

Kevin Ken S. Ganchero
Far Eastern University Institute of Law
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017

  • Graduated with 2nd Honors and Best Thesis Award, 2018
  • Academic Scholar (2014-2016) and Consistent dean’s lister
  • Memorial Writer and Oralist, Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court, 2016
  • Memorial Writer, Asia Cup 2016, ranked 2nd in the Philippines
  • Active member of FEU moot court council
  • Chief judge, Davao Red Cross Humanitarian Law Debates and Falcon Law Debates
  • AB Political Science (Magna Cum Laude), FEU, 2014

 

Katrina Monica C. Gaw
Ateneo de Manila University
FLP Scholar SY 2017-2018

  • Graduated 3rd in class, 2nd Honors, Ateneo Law School, 2018
  • Dean’s Award for Best Thesis, 2018
  • Member, Board of Editors, Ateneo Law Journal
  • Member, Executive Committee, and Lead Editor of 62nd Volume, Ateneo Law Journal
  • Summer Intern, Quisumbing Torres Law Offices, 2016
  • Research Assistant, Zambrano and Gruba Law Offices, 2016
  • Legal Intern, Tam-Yap and Ilao Law Offices, 2015
  • S. Management, major in Legal Management and minor in English Literature (Cum Laude), Ateneo de Manila University, 2014

 

Jose Noel B. Hilario
University of Santo Tomas
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017

  • Cum Laude, UST Faculty of Civil Law, 2018
  • Consistent Saint Thomas of Aquinas scholar and Dean’s lister
  • Associate Articles Editor, UST Law Review
  • Champion, Divina Cup Debate
  • Contributor, UST law Dean’s Circle
  • Member, UST Law Debate and Moot Society
  • AB in Political Science (Cum Laude), FEU

 

Summerson A. Macasarte
St. Thomas More School of Law and Business, Davao
FLP Scholar SY 2017-2018

  • Graduated 1st in class, 2018
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Faculty Member, St. Thomas More School of Law and Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Ateneo de Davao University, 2012

 

Violeta M. Najarro, Jr.
San Beda College Alabang School of Law
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017

  • Legal Intern, Office of the Solicitor General, 2016
  • Editorial Staff, The Bedan Review SY 2016-2017
  • Founder/Vice-President, SBCA Law Student Ministry, SY 2016-2017
  • Dean’s Lister, SY 2014-2015
  • Member, VOLCORPS
  • Member, Environmental Law Society

 

Dion Ceazar M. Pascua
San Beda University – Manila
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Academic Honor Roll and Dean’s Lister, SBU-Manila, 2014-2015
  • Legislative Staff Officer III at the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal
  • Auditor, San Beda – Lex Scholaris, 2016-2017
  • Associate Justice, San Beda Judicial Council, 2015-2016
  • Punongbayan & Araullo Grant Thornton scholar
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (Magna Cum Laude), Far Eastern University-Manila

 

Ma. Janine V. Pedernal
University of Santo Tomas
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017

  • Member, Dean’s Circle, 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts Major in Legal Management (Cum Laude), UST, 2014

 

Nigel Carmelo O. Reago
De La Salle University
FLP Scholar SY 2017-2018

  • Valedictorian, DLSU College of Law, 2018
  • Vice President for Internals, International Law Society, 2015
  • Deputy Chair, Criminal Law and Taxation Law in the Academics Committee, Lasallian Commission on Bar Operations
  • Captain of DLSU Law’s Table Tennis Team
  • Intern, Office of the Solicitor General
  • Legal apprentice and research assistant in two law firms
  • San Lorenzo Ruiz working scholar
  • B. in Philosophy, University of Santo Tomas, 2014

 

Tess Marie P. Tan
University of San Carlos School of Law and Governance
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017

  • 2nd Place Winner, FLP Dissertation Writing Contest 2017-2018
  • Contributor, The Podium (official student publication of the USC – College of Law)
  • World Champion and Best Overall Oralist, 20th Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, Florida, USA, 2016 (first Filipina) (representing Southeast Asia)
  • Champion and Best Oralist, Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition – Southeast Asia Regional Rounds, Philippines, 2016
  • Asia Pacific Champion, Price International Media Law Moot Court Competition, Beijing, 2016 and 2017
  • Champion, Season 11 of the ANC Square-Off Debates, 2015
  • Semi-finalist, international rounds of the Price International Media Law Moot Court Competition held in Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2017
  • Second Best Oralist, Best Applicant Memorial, and Best Over-all Memorial, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (Philippine Rounds), 2018
  • Top Team Manager, JPMorgan Chase and Co.-Philippine Global Service Center, N.A., Philippines, Q2 2013 – Q2 2014

 

Jose Angelo C. Tiglao
De La Salle University
FLP Scholar SY 2017-2018

  • Consistent St. La Salle scholar
  • Chairman, Lasallian Commission on Bar Operations
  • Vice President for Internal Affairs, Law Student Government, 2015-2016
  • Member, Dean Jose Manuel Diokno’s research team
  • Recipient of Gawad Francisco V. Ortigas for Most Outstanding Student Leader, 2014
  • Recipient of University Commendation as an Ayala Young Leader
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science (Honorable Mention), De La Salle University, 2014

 

Althea A. Vergara
University of San Carlos, Cebu
FLP Scholar SY 2017-2018

  • Chairperson, USC Bar Operations
  • Member, USC Lex Circle
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Accounting (Cum Laude), USC, 2014

 

Vanessa Gloria S. Vergara
Ateneo de Manila University
FLP Scholar SY 2016-2017, SY 2017-2018

  • Graduated 2nd Honors and 6th in class, Ateneo Law School, 2018
  • Resident Intern, Ateneo Human Rights Center
  • Bachelor of Arts-Master of Arts major in Political Science, Ateneo de Manila University, 2011