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Christy Isis Achanzar

Christy Isis Achanzar

  • 1st Filipina to receive a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York USA (2008)
  • 1st Filipina cadet from Philippine Military Academy (PMA)

"If there are guests that I love most to see, it is you my family. I want to see all of you to witness the fruits of all my sacrifices. You and my country are the very reason why I have not settle to just be a mere mediocre cadet, my thoughts of you pushed me to strive hard and to sacrifice so that you might somehow be proud of me"



FATHER: Ermine Achanzar
MOTHER: Asuncion


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Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?