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Cadet First Class Aldren M. Altamero, a graduate of Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Management from University of Southern Mindanao – Kidapawan City Campus, ranks 5th in the PMA “Mabalasik” Class of 2019 as announced yesterday, May 21.

Altamero, will join the 263-strong “Mabalasik” (Mandirigma ng Bayan, Iaalay ang Sarili, Lakas at Tapang, Para sa Kapayapaan) class of 2019 during the commencement rites to be led by President Rodrigo Duterte at Philippine Military Academy on May 26 in Baguio City. He will also receive the General Antonio Luna Award and a dean’s list award.

Altamero who graduated from USM-KCC in 2014 hails from Barangay Balabag, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato. He finished his secondary education as 4th honorable mention at Ginatilan National High School, Kidapawan.

Here are the top 10 graduates of PMA Mabalasik Class of 2019:

  1. Dionne Mae Apolog Umalla, Alilem, Ilocos Sur
  2. Jonathan Eslap Mendoza, Sangley Point, Cavite City
  3. Jahziel Gumapac Tandoc, Wangal, La Trinidad, Benguet
  4. Daniel Henz Bugnosen Lucas, Barlig, Mt Province
  5. Aldren Altamero, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato
  6. Richard Balabag Lonogan, Sagada, Mt Province
  7. Marnel Dinihay Fundales, Leganes, Iloilo
  8. Glyn Elinor Buansi Marapao, Buguias, Benguet
  9. Ruth Angelique Ricardo Paso, Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City
  10. Daryl James Jalgalado Ligutan, Sta Mesa Manila