Posted Date: 03/09/2009
It’s 25 now, on her silver year! Colegio de Dagupan has gone a long, long way… and is going stronger, sturdier, shinier…
Celebrating its sterling year, CdD lined up an avalanche of revelry that vivified her Foundation Anniversary.
The celebration kicked off with the championship games for volleyball in the morning of Feb. 24 followed by a battle of the bands dubbed Bandamania 2k9 in the afternoon. On Feb, 25, a Holy Mass blazed the trail of the main observance simultaneous with a motorcade within the city and the nearby towns of Mangaldan, Calasiao, San Fabian, Mapandan, and Sta. Barbara. The championship game for basketball (women) ensued at the newly opened CdD Gymnasium from 10-12 then the Cheer Dance Competition from 1-3 pm. The much-awaited championship games for basketball (men) followed at 3.
The different academic contests that included On-the-Spot Essay Writing Contest, a Quiz Bee and Extemporaneous Speech Contest took place on Feb. 26 (8-9), while an Employee Videoke Challenge followed from 9-12 at the College Quad. In the afternoon the crowd-drawing CdD Singing Idol Silver Edition contest and the Colegio Dance Battle ’09 immediately followed from 1-5. The celebration was culminated by the Search for Bb. Colegio 2009 from 7-9 pm. at the College Quad. This was followed by the usual disco dancing also at the Quad.
On Feb. 28, there was a Fun Day at the Geff’s Waterpark at the Leisure Coast Resort while in the evening the First Grand Alumni Homecoming Night took place at the CdD Arzadon Gym. A number of expected alumni were welcomed in the evening event. This was followed by a dinner show by the famed impersonator Willie Nepomuceno.