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Batch 2018 records most number of graduates, Latin honorees in 122 years

Batch 2018 records most number of graduates, Latin honorees in 122 years

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By ALI IAN MARCELINO V. BIONG THE FACULTY of Arts and Letters (AB) once again beat its own record after producing 298 graduates with Latin honors this year—the highest number that it has recorded in 122 years—during the Solemn Investiture held Monday. AB is on its third year of consistently increasing the number of Latin honorees produced, with Batch 2018 yielding three summa cum laudes, 40 magna cum laudes, and 255 cum laudes. Batch 2017 previously held the record of having the most number of graduates with Latin honors with 214 Latin honorees after beating Batch 2016 which had 149. Batch 2018 is also the biggest graduating batch AB has ever produced with 1,249 graduates. During the Baccalaureate Mass, the number of graduates was announced to be 1,187 only because some ...