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Abzonie Reño — First Filipino summa cum laude of Caraga State University

"For seven years its been my dream na makapag-aral ulit tapos siyempre po inspired po ako na galingan po siguro kasi matanda na ako." ~ Abzonie Reño

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Maymay Entrata — First Filipina Model to walk in Arab Fashion Week

Big Winner of Pinoy Big Brother's (PBB's) Lucky 7 Edition, Maymay Entrata, became the first Filipina to walk the ramp in Arab Fashion Week 2018. Read more ➤


Jhesa Mae Palma-Kaatz — First Filipina FIFA referee

A young girl who had to stop schooling and sell peanuts and other snacks to help her family amidst financial difficulties has managed to overcome her impoverished situation and is now recognized as the first Filipino woman to become a Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) referee.

 Jhesa Mae Palma-Kaatz became the first Filipina FIFA referee of the international football association, bringing with her a wealth of experience playing for the Philippine Football Federation (PFF).
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Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?