Justin Timberlake, Missy Elliott ginawaran ng honorary doctorate degree




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Isang natatanging pagkilala ang iginawad kina pop stars Justin Timberlake at Missy Elliott.

Ayon sa ulat ng EW, ang dalawang celebrity ay tumanggap ng honorary doctorates mula sa Berklee College of Music sa Boston kamakailan.

Ang honorary doctorates ay iginagawad sa isang indibidwal na may natatanging kontribusyon sa kanyang larangan.

“I just want y’all to know there will be ups and downs. Prepare for that, but don’t give up,” ayon kay Elliott. “I know y’all may hear that all the time, but if I had given up a long time ago I wouldn’t be standing here today. You have come too far to quit,” dagdag pa nito

Sa Instagram post ni Elliott sinabi nitong:, “Create your own lane!!!! Sincerely Dr. Missy Elliott” alongside a video of herself dancing with her new degree.

Imahe mula sa Missy Elliot Instagram account

Proud naman si Timberlake sa kanyang naging achievement.

“No Dream is too big!!! Keep chasing!!! Trust me… I’m a DOCTOR!!  But, for real… THANK YOU to @berkleecollege for this incredible honor—I’m very humbled and grateful,” ayon sa Instagram post ni Timberlake

“I hope that in the years to come, two things will happen,” ani Timberlake. “One, I will represent you in the way that you most hope for. And two, I look around and see this graduating class. Meet me at the studio. I want to see y’all!”

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Maliban kina Timberlake at Elliot, tumanggap naman si Alex Lacamoire ng multiple Grammy and Tony Awards sa kanyang naging gawa bilang music director sa kanyang naging hit musical tulad ng Hamilton at Dear Evan Hansen.

Samantala, sa Pilipinas ay ginawaran din ng Doctorate Degree in Public Administration (honoris causa) sa Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) si Senate President Vicente Sotto III kamakailan.

Nagtapos din ang kanyang media officer na si Michael Caber ng Masters Degree in Communication sa parehong unibersidad.