Fifty percent in academic achievements and fifty percent in extracurricular activities – this is how UP VIsayas chooses to recognize its Most Outstanding Graduate.

For academic year 2013-2014, Frietz Arban D. Perales, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Marketing graduate of the College of Management was judged as UPV’s 2014 Most Outstanding Graduate. He received the award during the Papuri, UPV’s recognition program for graduating honorific scholars and special achievement awardees, on April 24, 2014.

Perales graduated cum laude (his general weighted average is 1.683) and received his degree during UPV’s 35th Commencement Exercises on April 25, 2014. His various extracurricular activities included a wide variety of leadership roles in many student and youth organizations in and outside of UPV.

His participation in various individual competitions in academic or intellectual activities included the following: Delegate, 8th Aboitiz Future Leaders Business Summit, August 16-17,2013 Marco Polo Cebu; National Finalist, Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines; Regional Finalist, Bayer Young Environmental Envoy 2013, April 2, 2013, Amigo Terrace Hotel, Iloilo City; Delegate, 15th Ayala Young Leaders Congress, Feb. 1-8, 2013, San Miguel Corporation Convention and Training Center; Delagate, Ninoy and Cory Aquino Leadership Journey, DepEd Ecotech Center, June 28-30, 2013.