Recognition, Moving Up and the 97th Commencement Exercises were celebrated on March 19, 2019 at the school’s auditorium with the theme, “Unity in Diversity: Quality Education for All”. It was a relief for parents, guardians and visitors to use the elevator for the first time to reach the auditorium at the fourth floor. Rev. Fr. Rene Paglinawan, OAR was the Presider during the Holy Mass at 8:00AM after the processional march of all outstanding students, completers, graduates and parents. During the homily, Fr. Rene focused on the core values of the school as Ritarians were encouraged to be service-oriented, responsible, charitable and modest. Sr. Marisa Bernasor, AR led the students in the hymns of the Mass to the appreciation of all present. Among the guests were the PTA President, alumni representative and Power Mac personnel for the turning-over of initial Apple Ipads for school year 2019-2020. Parents of outstanding students showed their grateful smiles as they accompanied their children to the stage for their medals and certificates. The Ritarian family was indeed grateful to the Lord for the graces received during school year 2018-2019. Announcement for summer activities and other important information in preparation for next school year were also presented.