Angeli Francesca Peña Lacson graduated on Sunday at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, with the course in BA Comparative Literature, Summa Cum Laude, with a general weighted average of 1.068, one of the highest among the summa cum laude graduates of the school.
While studying in UP, some of her literary works were published abroad. Angeli was also active in community development work, supporting women and rural communities.
Angeli is the daughter of Lawyer Alex Lacson, a Negrense who grew up and studied elementary and high school education in Kabankalan City.
Alex and his wife Pia also studied at UP Diliman and met while studying at the UP College of Law.
Their youngest son, John Mark, also finished junior highschool in tMay at the Paref Northfield Academy, First Honors.*