Recipient Profile - Ligaya
COLLEGE OF ENROLLMENT:
CURRENT AGE & PROJECTED AGE UPON GRADUATION YEAR:
HERO POWERS: Misunderstood Sarcasm
PASSIONS/HOBBIES: Sewing, art, crafts, napping.
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF 5 YEARS AND 10 YEARS AFTER COLLEGE GRADUATION:
5 years after undergraduate studies I hope to be nearing the end of a PhD program. And in 10 years I hope to be working in a research lab and teaching at a university. At some point in there also building a family.
TOP 3 LIFE GOALS and HOW WILL YOU ACHIEVE THEM:
1. Finish school – Mantra: It doesn’t have to be perfect; it just has to be done.
2. Travel the world – Seize any opportunity to travel even if I have to go alone.
3. Have it all – Be happy with what I already have
BIGGEST TAKE-AWAY(S) FROM YOUR CANCER EXPERIENCE:
My biggest takeaway is understanding that sadness, frustration and anger are ok and wavering positivity is not a failure. Moments of darkness are necessary in life but it’s important not to fester.