A video of a student from Naawan National High School in Naawan, Misamis Oriental who surprised her father with the medals she received after completing junior high school has gone viral in Facebook. Sixteen-year old Sheila Bartolaba Rebayla, gave three medals – General Excellence Award, Leadership Award, and With Honors Award to her father Leonardo, who, she said, has been her pillar of strength, cheerleader, and staunchest ally. Her post has drawn more than 194,000 reactions and has been shared over 69,000 times. Watch below.

Sheila took home the medals she received earlier at school during the completion ceremony.


But a visit to her father was something she wouldn’t pass up.

photos by Jasper Bartolaba

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