SAN JUAN DE LETRAN - Dominican – owned college and a rival of Ateneo de Manila ATENEO MUNICIPAL - formerly known as EscuelaPia, a charity school for poor boys in Manila which was established by 1817 and later became Ateneo de Manila.
Rizal took and passed the examination in COLLEGE OF SAN JUAN DE LETRAN but he enrolled in ATENEO when he came back to Manila.
MANUEL XEREZ BURGOS – nephew of Father Burgos; Rizal was admitted to Ateneobecause of him RIZAL - surname used by Jose Rizal because Mercado became under suspicion by the Spanish authorities. MERCADO – surname used by Paciano TITAY – owner of the boarding house where Rizal boarded to settle the bill owed by Titay by about Php300.00
They acquired prestige as an excellent college for boys.
TWO GROUPS OF STUDENT
Roman Empire (internos/boarders) -RED FLAG Carthaginian Empire (externos/non-boarders) -BLUE FLAG
5 RANKS EMPEROR TRIBUNE DECURION CENTURION STANDARD BEARER
RAYADILLO – official uniform of Ateneo students
FATHER JOSE BECH – first teacher of Rizal in Ateneo Rizal was placed as an externo but a week after he showed his progress and after a month he became the emperor.
SANTA ISABEL COLLEGE – where Rizal took his Spanish lessons during recess and paid it for Php 3.00 Rizal returned to Calamba for his vacation. Saturnina brought him to Tanawan to visit their mother to cheer him up. After the vacation he returned to Ateneo for his second year. He is now living at DOÑA PEPAY, an old landlady with widowed daughter and four sons.
Father Sanchez requested Rizal to wrote a drama based with ST. EUSTACE THE MARTYR and on June 2, 1876, Rizal had finished the drama.
FIRST ROMANCE OF RIZAL
SEGUNDA KATIGBAK – a 14 yr. old Batangueña from Lipa whom Rizal first fell inloved with but Segundawas already engaged to Manuel Luz. MARIANO KATIGBAK – brother of Segunda LA CONCORDIA COLLEGE – where Segunda and Olimpia (Rizal’s sister) studied