Cream of the Crop
CREAM OF THE CROP. Cadet First Class Jaywardene Galilea Hontoria of Iloilo (middle) is only the 4th valedictorian and class baron in the 119 years of the Philippine Military Academy. Hontoria will receive the Presidential Saber from President Duterte on Sunday as well as the Chief of Staff Saber, among other awards. The top 10 in Alab Tala Class 2018 are: 1. Hontoria (middle); 2. Cadet 1 class Ricardo W. Liwaden; 3. Cadet 1 class Jun-jay M. Castro; 4. Cadet 1 Class Leonore Andrea C. Japitan; 5. Cadet 1 class Mark Jatzen N. Dacillo; 6. Cadet 1 class Jezaira L. Buenaventura; 7. Cadet 1 Class Jessie A. Laranang; 8. Cadet 1 Class Paolo B. Briones; 9. Cadet 1 Class Jayson R. Cimatu; 10. Cadet 1 class Micah Q. Reynaldo; Top 11th, 12th: Cadet 1 class Christian M. Olarte; Cadet 1 class Jasm Marie M. Alcoriza. Brig Gen. Jose C. Faustino Jr; PMA Supt.Lt.Gen. Donato B. San Juan,Brig Gen. Joey Villanueva (seated).