Saint Francis of Assisi College Taguig Campus’ pride, Ms. Aina Marie Masangkay, a former STEM student, is the first student in the National Capital Region (NCR) to win the Gold Medal in the Secondary Girls’ Discus Throw category in the 2019 Palarong Pambansa held in Davao City. She registered 34.16 meters with ease to claim the gold in the secondary girls’ discus throw, besting Kate Martinez of Western Visayas (33.90) and Khessie Baluyot of Davao Region (33.54.
Before transferring to SFAC Taguig, Aina used to be a working student trying to earn extra income by distributing gallons of water daily to her neighbors from 6:00 to 9:00 in the morning. Through all this difficulty, she persevered in honing her skills in the sports she loves. She is now first year college at the University of the Philippines.