Sarangani lady made it to PMA’s top 10

Mar. 15, 2015

A female cadet from Sarangani province has made it to the top ten of this year’s graduating class of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA).

Cadet First Class Caroline Jhoy Nacional will be graduating fifth of the 171 members of the Sinag-Lahi Class of 2015 on Sunday at the PMA, Fort General Gregorio del Pilar, Baguio City.

She is one of 16 female cadets graduating this year.

Nacional, 21, hails from the town of Maitum in Sarangani and is the daughter of a police investigator. She will join the Philippine Army.

As of 2014, 306 female cadets have graduated from the country’s military school. The academy began accepting women in 1993 following the passing of Republic Act No. 7192, or the Women in Development and Nation Building Act.

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