The Recoletos de Bacolod Graduate School (RBGS) gave recognition to fifty graduates last April 7 at the Little Theater. Awarded with High Academic Distinction were Patrick Jacob Ancheta (EdD) and Rev. Fr. Eugene Lucerna II, (PHD Psychology) and with Academic excellence were Elvi Summer Idiosolo; Sharon Juance; Dinah Tanalgo; Rowna Tupas (PhD Development Mgt); Demie Luz Jaco (MBA); July Baloyo;Chris John Cabrera; Tony Lazaga; Cesar Ryan Pnuncar; Johnny Roberto; Rev. Fr. Rooney Undar, SDB (MAEd); Meraly Degillo; Leilani Franco; Rhea Lanzar; Yvonne Suarez (MA Guidance and Counseling); and Renzyl Mae Abong; Rama Lo Romero and Lendi Lee Sealmoy (MS Psychology). Leonard Guilaran was given the Leadership award. Loyalty awardees were Diana Jane Alcala and Demi Luz Jaco. Given special award was Carla Marez Peruelo, MS Psych, 8th place, Psychology Board Exam. Thirty graduates received the Research Award. Graduated with Most Outstanding Dissertation are Rev. Fr. Ernil Almayo, OAR (PhD); Sharon Juance (PhD –DvM); Fr. Lucerna and Pastor Glenn Repique (PhD-Psychology). Those awarded with Outstanding Dissertation were Kristin Iris Estores (PhD –BM); Dionisio Chavez, Jr. (PhD); Idiosolo and Tanalgo (PhD-DvM). Erly Segovia (MPAG) was awarded with Most Outstanding Thesis while those awarded with Outstanding Thesis were Glory Anne de los Reyes; Julie Ann Christine Ko; and Jemelyn Ferrer (MBA); Kenneth Bacala, Joel Bual,Zonavieve Catalan, Mary Jane Concel, Venry Senm Ecang; Rochelle Joy Gumboc, Lucille Montalvo; Maria Theresa Monteclaro; Lorraine Rico, Panunciar, and Roberto (MAEd); Degillo (MS Guidance and Counseling); Precious Ann Demiden (MS Nursing); Abong, Romero, Sealmoy and Owen Ian Israel Juntanuelo (MS Psychology); and Jayrald Tenerife, Alpha Grace Tupas, and Jennifer Tumbagahan.