SBC holds Thanksgiving and Recognition Day for Senior High Graduates

Aramis Espina

The Senior High School administration organized thanksgiving and recognition day for graduates of Senior High, held at the Manuela Q. Pastor Auditorium, May 15.

The ceremony started after the students along with their parents and guardians have registered. The first part of the program was the opening ceremonies composed of the singing of the National Anthem and a short introduction to the event. An opening remarks was delivered by Dr. Dolores Borras, SHS Officer-in-charge, wherein she pointed out the value of perseverance among the students. This was followed by an introduction of Mrs. Amor Borbon to the Priest-Facilitator Rev. Fr. Daven Castillo, OSJ.

A spiritual talk was conducted afterwards that started with an opening prayer by Mr. Angelito Jareño which was followed by the reading of the scriptural text by Mr. Robin Doble and the responsorial psalm by Ms. Fatima Aclan. This was followed by the proclamation of the Holy Gospel and the Lectio Brevis done by Fr. Daven. He gave the students their ‘final quiz’ which was in lined with the story, Noah’s ark. He asked the students, parents and guardians the top three animals they will save and what comes into their mind when they hear of the words coffee, forest, and ocean. These was later on discussed and expounded. This preceded the awarding of the non-academic awards which immediately came next.

For sports recognition, Ardie Benedict Lanto received the award of outstanding participation in sports – basketball. On the other hand, the award of most active participation in sports – basketball was garnered by Anjo Aceveda, Derrick Ramon Chavez and John Victor Fetalvero. While the award of most active participation in sports – volleyball, badminton and chess were earned by Marie Therese Alvarez, Carmela Gretchen Romae Guiyab and Dave Samaniego, respectively. On the other hand, the awards of active participation in sports were given to Jose Mari Atienza and King Joeverth Ebora for basketball, Eleisa Via Duño and Cheene Torino for volleyball, Ernesto Aguinaldo III for badminton, Rusell Angelo Llaga for table tennis, Al Apolito for chess, Paul Randolph Uy for karatedo, and Jonathan Bandiola for taekwondo.

In terms of cultural affairs, Maria Cecilia Makalintal bagged the ICAP Award of Merit. Meanwhile, the outstanding participation in ICAP and in Cultural Affairs were given to Norraine Marie Ambida, Wilmarie Caringal, Miguel Jose Dimapilis, Maria Teresa Makalintal, Vaughn Andre Narvacan, and Geri Gwyneth Dawn Ortega. In addition, Alyssa Sarah Arenas, Angela Danielle Cantos, Kaithea Franchette Castor, Anne Kaira Macaraig, Mary Grace Macaraig, Ricardo II Mendoza, and Vincent Gabriel Verceles snatched the most active participation in ICAP and in Cultural Affairs. Also, the medals for active participation in ICAP and in Cultural Affairs were handed to Jeremiah Castillo, Shena Joi Guico, Danielle Hernandez and Ken Angelo Ordonez.

In line with the cultural recognitions, the SBC PAO-Repertory Brigid members were also given awards. The PAO Award of Merit – Gold was earned by Nicholas Francis Ayap, Renz Andrei Badillo, Joshua Glen De Villa, Drecz Alecz Maderazo, Maan Alissa Magadia, Michelle Marqueses, Ma. Zshalia Eleni Muñoz, Katryn Maeve Panopio, Don Christian Ramos, Cheene Torino, Joseph Anthony Untalan, and Angela Denise Viceral. While the PAO Award of Merit – Silver was given to Christian Miles Barrion, Mary Christine Buño, Joseph Daniel Bonus, Aramis Espina and Criss Darylle Mendoza. In addition, the Outstanding Participation in Cultural Affairs award was granted to Nicholas Francis Ayap, Renz Andrei Badillo, Joseph Daniel Bonus, Joshua Glen De Villa, Drecz Alecz Maderazo, Maan Alissa Magadia, Michelle Marqueses, Ma. Zshalia Eleni Muñoz, Katryn Maeve Panopio, Don Christian Ramos, Cheene Torino, Joseph Anthony Untalan, and Angela Denise Viceral. While the medal for Most Active Participation in Cultural Affairs was awarded to Christian Miles Barrion, Mary Christine Buño, Aramis Espina and Criss Darylle Mendoza. On the other hand, Jonathan Bandiola and Ruby Rosios were given the recognition of active participation in cultural affairs.

Moving on to Campus Journalism, Marian Alferez, Diane Añonuevo and Allyssa Vita Marie Silang were recognized for their outstanding participation in Journalism. Meanwhile, Carol Hilary Bobis, Azel Beatrice Cabiscuelas, Denise Nicole Cruzat, Aramis Espina, Anne Christle Garcia, Kristine Lei Ilagan, Ira Claire Marasigan, Ren Christian Panganiban, Nicole Beatriz Rosales and Cheene Torino were given a medal for most active participation in Journalism. In addition, Mikhaela Marie Aguila, Ernesto Aguinaldo III, Ria Janelle Castillo, Danielle Hernandez, Andreu Kheiko Manalo, Allyza Reina Pascual, Ellaine Christine Ramos, and Lara Bianca Tordecilla were handed a medal for their active participation in Journalism.

Furthermore, the medals for active participation in Multi Media Arts were awarded to Katrina Marie Afurong, Christielo Alea, Renz Andrei Badillo, Sofia Anjelik Barrion, Judy May Mendoza and Joseph Anthony Untalan.

Moreover, Boy Scouts were given various distinctions which are as follows: Ferdinand Ian Laureta as Gawad Rajah Soliman (Pinakanamumukod-tanging Iskawt), Anne Christle Garcia as Gawad Rajah Lakandula (Pinakaresponsableng Iskawt), Azel Beatrice Cabiscuelas and Maria Elizabeth Evangelista as Gawad Rajah Humabon (Pinakamabait na Iskawt), Nica Angela Blanco as Gawad Rajah Kalantiyaw (Pinakamahusay Gumanap ng Tungkulin), Rusell Angelo Llaga as Gawad Panday Pira (Pinakamasipag na Iskawt), Christian Jay Abdon and Renz Andrei Badillo as Gawad Maharlika (Pinakamalinis na Iskawt), Virgi Vladi Caringal and Hamid Bin Maclesh Salic as Gawad Kampilan (Pinakadisiplinadong Iskawt), Leira Dianne Perlada and Yvonne Joyce Sullera as Gawad Tambuli (Pinakamaagap na Iskawt) and Sheon Alie Flores as Gawad Gintong Palad (Pinakamatulunging Iskawt).

A closing prayer and the singing of the SBC Hymn marked the end of the celebration.