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Jasmin Mari Sembrano

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Domestic Cabin Crew, Philippine Airlines

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Testimonials of Alumni, Students and Parents


hannah-villanuevaHannah Villanueva
(IB Class 2007)

“My experience at the IB has been a catalyst for who I am today, how I work as an individual and how I interact with the world around me. It has equipped me with a strong sense of self responsibility for my academic performance, self-awareness for pushing my limits expanding my capabilities and a notion of social responsibility for the global issues facing my personal community on a daily basis.

One of the most impressive elements of the IB were the inspiring teachers who oversaw autonomous learning for me to proactively pursue my own development. They treated us as equally as possible when it comes to debates, challenges and daily activities that we always had the highest standard to achieve. This has provided me with the critical thinking required to independently solve problems and exceed expectations both at university and my current role as a manager.

The rigorous nature of the programme challenges you to master new subjects  by pushing you outside of your comfort zone and broadening your horizon. This really helped me build the strength of character required to be resilient whilst dealing with setbacks and ensured a strong work ethic to strive to overcome obstacles to succeed.”



"The two years of IB in Southville of our daughter where for her like passing trough a busy crucible of study enabling her not only to assimilate the knowledge but also to integrate the social and academic values needed to go ahead in a prestigious university.
We would like to express our special appreciation to the whole staff, coordinator and teachers for their dedicated mission that has led to  success with distinctions and the highest recognition - The IB diploma"

- Charles Edward Harper
  IB Parent


“The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program has not only amplified my understanding of things, but also it has broadened my awareness of both the deprivation and the exquisiteness of the world around me.” 

-Stefanie Denise Hernandez, University of New South Wales, Australia


“IB is the most helpful program that I’ve ever taken. I was able to develop myself as a leader of this world. All of the subjects that I took this year were challenging enough to improve my skills as a learner which would set up my view towards this world.”

– Eun Kyu Han, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pennsylvania State University