Grandma (75-years-old) enroll on Bacolod City College: Find Out Here Who is She?


Felicidad Hilado-Casingal a 75-year-old grandmother took into college “age is not the hindrance to success and to earned degree”. She is one of the student among freshman enrollees at the Bacolod City College (BCC) in the Taculing Campus.

We are all equal when it comes to education,” Felicidad Hilado-Casingal said. In BCC scholar, she will take up the course of Office Administration.

On Her Educational Background, Sum-ag Elementary School is her primary education last 1950’s. She completed the secondary education at the Department of Education’s Alternative Learning System and passed through Alternative Learning System Accreditation and Equivalency Test last year on October 2013.


She indeed to enroll at Bacolod City College because she wants to fulfill her dream and achieve to have a degree. “I want to prove to my family that I am still capable, that I am still strong despite my age. I am still alive, so why stop now?” she said to the reporters.

Felicidad shared that her daughter Junea had an outlook about the decision to come back to school at her age. She wanted to go back on school not to seek for job but to gain more knowledge and to be appreciated by her grandchildren.

Since her parents did not have enough money to send her in school on her adolescent aged, Casingal said that “I had to walk around two kilometers every day. At lunch, I would go back to our house and walk again back to school,” according to the report of .

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