Grade 7 students Kent Philippe Lagasca and Mikaela Vargas won the titles of Mr. & Ms. Freshman 2019 last Saturday, July 27 held in conjunction with the school’s Acquaintance Party “Mag ImaJEAN CA SA Denim Party” at the CDN Gym, Pacita Complex 2, San Pedro, Laguna.
Organized by the CDN Student Council and the Student Affairs Office, the party signalled the start of the school’s Social Calendar wherein Grade 7 students and transferees bonded with Grade 8 to 12 Casans in a party that lasted from 5 in the afternoon to 11 pm.
Mr. Bennie Casas, our Guidance Counselor begun with a prayer of blessings followed by the Opening Remarks of OIC Principal Mr. Herbert San Pedro who welcomed the guests comprised of students, parents and other supporters of the candidates. Vice President for Academics, Dr. Mark G. Acierto was also on hand as presiding officer during the Oath-Taking Ceremonies of the School Clubs and Student Council Officers who reminded them of their responsibilities as role models of their followers.
Aside from the pageant, Grade 7 students also participated in a dance competition won by 7 Ptolemy under Ms. Ezra Casas.
Aside from Lagasca and Vargas, other winners were Lance Daguno and Regine Lore (1st Runners Up), Roen Fucanan and Mika Padilla (2nd Runners Up), Jeosh Libao and Lei Dacanay (3rd Runners Up) & Elijah Nunez and Feona Hermogeno (4th t Runners Up). Eman Karpat of Grade 7 and Rhianne Ibe of Grade 8 were respectively proclaimed King and Queen of the Dance Floor while Grade 10 John Gilbert Escorial and Angel Mayordomo of Grade 9 were adjudged Male and Female Fashionista of the evening. New students Alejandro Anton Bautista and Althea Balmes both of Grade 8 were declared New Faces of the year.
The event went on smoothly and according to Ms. Mellicent Siblag, SC Adviser, the group was able to sell enough tickets to fund their projects for this school year. The Director for Student Affairs, Mr. Chito Maramag who directed the show, thanked Sean Salaguinto of Grade 7, Senior Student Ethan Aseoche and Grade 7 adviser Vincent Reyes for gamely hosting the event from start to finish.
Stage Decoration was handled by Ms. Kristine Yatco, adviser of the 4H Club who was ably assisted by the Boy Scouts of the Philippines and the SC Officers. Mr. Ramir Almeida and Mr. Warren Nucum of the IT Department assisted in the technological aspects of the party while the Casan Emergency Medical Service students under Mr. Ramon Belizario helped manage the incidents that needed their first aid knowledge.
Overall, the party was a success and the attendees went home tired but satisfied.