Skip to main content »
Igorotage

Khianne Orteza: From UP Baguio to Canada's Prestigious McCall MacBain Regional Award

Khianne Orteza, a graduate of UP Baguio, has been awarded the prestigious McCall MacBain Regional Award in Canada.

 |  2 min read

Canada honors Khianne Orteza, UP Baguio alum, with the esteemed McCall MacBain Regional Award.

A Filipino scholar, Khianne Orteza, hailing from the University of the Philippines Baguio, is set to embark on an exciting journey to Canada for his postgraduate studies, courtesy of the prestigious McCall MacBain Regional Award. This scholarship, valued at C$10,000, marks the beginning of Orteza's pursuit of higher education in a new academic landscape.

Khianne Orteza

Recognizing Exceptional Leadership

Orteza's selection for the McCall MacBain Regional Award is a testament to his outstanding character, community engagement, and leadership potential. Out of a pool of 2,250 applicants worldwide, Orteza emerged as one of the top 50 candidates, showcasing his remarkable academic excellence and intellectual curiosity. His distinction as one of the first two graduates from Philippine universities to receive this esteemed grant highlights the caliber of students emerging from Filipino institutions on the global stage.

Academic Excellence and Community Impact

Graduating magna cum laude with a major in microbiology from UP Baguio, Orteza has not only excelled academically but has also made significant contributions to the communities in Cordillera. His involvement in workshops, assistance at an HIV clinic, fundraising for sustainability initiatives, and initiation of science training programs underscore his commitment to service and community development. Such endeavors have earned him recognition from both his alma mater and the local government of Baguio City, further emphasizing the impact of his achievements.

Pursuing Excellence on an International Stage

As Orteza prepares to pursue a master's degree in microbiology and related fields in Canada, he remains dedicated to continuing his pursuit of academic excellence and community service on an international platform. His journey signifies the intersection of academic achievement, leadership, and community engagement, setting a commendable example for aspiring scholars and leaders worldwide.

Conclusion

Khianne Orteza's journey from UP Baguio to Canada's McCall MacBain Regional Award exemplifies the transformative power of education and the significance of fostering leadership and community engagement among scholars. As he embarks on this new chapter in his academic and professional endeavors, Orteza's story serves as an inspiration for future generations, demonstrating the profound impact that individuals can make through dedication, perseverance, and a commitment to excellence.


Sharing is caring, kailian!

We do hope you find something great in this story. If you find this helpful, please do share it with the people you care about.


Igorotage is a platform for people to share their thoughts and ideas. The views expressed on Igorotage are the opinions of the individual users, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Igorotage.

Comments

Sign in to share your thoughts. No account yet?

What to learn next?

You might also like to read more related articles filed under Education — or jump to a random article!

Education Surprise me

The First Igorot woman to graduate from the Royal Military College of Canada

Ensign Carrie Faith Banglag Magannon is the first yKalinga and the first PMA female cadet who graduated at the Royal Military College of Canada.

Jun 2, 2021 · 3 min read

Tristan Sannad Chatoy: Igorot Math Genius Ranks No. 1 in Canada

Tristan Sannad Chatoy, a Genius Igorot, ranks number one in math in Canada. He is also a member of the prestigious Canadian Mathematical Society.

Aug 1, 2023 · 2 min read

Igorot Man Raises Philippine Flag in Canada, Celebrating Heritage in Banff National Park

Seph Telino Organo, an Igorot man from the Philippines, proudly raised the Philippine flag in Canada's Banff National Park wearing traditional bahag.

Jul 20, 2023 · 3 min read

Igorot graduated Magna Cum Laude from York University, Canada

Shayla Reyes, an Igorot lady from Sagada, Mountain Province, graduated Magna Cum Laude from York University in Canada.

Jun 25, 2022 · 1 min read

Igorot Police hottie gets Highest Standard Leadership Award

Man of the World Igorot Police gets the Highest Standard Leadership Award in VIP Security and Protection Course.

May 5, 2020 · 2 min read

Alvin Tam: Igorot Sensation Knocks Out Mexican Opponent in 4th Round Showdown in Canada

From the Cordilleras to Canada, Alvin Tam, the Igorot boxing sensation, delivers a thrilling 4th-round knockout against Rutlio Romero.

Jan 22, 2019 · 2 min read

Igorot Man Snowboards while Wearing Bahag

Watch as an Igorot man challenges winter norms, snowboarding in a traditional bahag on the snowy slopes of Canada, breaking stereotypes like a pro.

Apr 15, 2023 · 3 min read

Bukidnon PPO under Igorot Leadership awarded Best Provincial Police Office of the Year

The Bukidnon Police Provincial Office headed by Igorot PCOL ROEL L LAMI-ING has been awarded the Best Provincial Police Office of the Year.

Aug 6, 2020 · 2 min read

Igorot Man Bravely Shovels Snow in Underwear, Bahag

Igorot man from Alberta, Canada, defies winter weather by shoveling snow in his underwear and bahag, to honor his Igorot heritage.

Jul 21, 2020 · 2 min read

Panagbenga Sucks: Everything Wrong with the Baguio Flower Festival

Panagbenga sucks! Here are everything wrong with the Baguio Flower Festival from a local's perspective. A comprehensive analysis.

Sat at 11:20am · 12 min read