30th Foundation Day marks history in SCSIT


SCSIT celebrates its 30th Foundation Day on Feb 4, 2013, with the theme “Celebrating 30 years of transforming lives through affordable and quality education”. Highlighting the foundation festivities was a grand tribute to the founder and president emeritus Dr. Doroteo M. Salazar who was celebrating his 77th birthday on the same day.

The one week celebration started on January 31st with a colorful parade participated by students, faculty members, deans, athletes, and flag bearers from the different colleges. Leading the activity were officers of the Supreme Student Government and SCSIT working scholars.
After the parade, the lighting of the symbolic urn for peace and unity followed on campus grounds. During the opening program, the dean of the College of Education Dr. Serapion F. Sotto declared the intramural games officially open.

Prelude to the games, however, departmental musses with their escorts joyously raced under the heat of the sun to raise their banners during the flag raising competition. With united agility, confidence and charm the College of Education was hailed the winner.

The Modern Dance Competition highlighted the second day. The audience owed as the dancers gracefully dance with the rhythm of the night. Breath-taking stunts, stunning costumes, stylish moves thrilled the viewers. Again, the College of Education was declared the winner.

The following evening was filled with ceaseless cheers during the song competition. The winsome and handsome singers both song solo and singing duet never fails to astonish the crowd, as they performed their song numbers and serenaded the four corners of the school. The night was getting colder; the stage was getting hotter as the winners were declared. Mr. James Carl Estela (song solo) Mr. Philip John Aves and Ms. Sybil Marie Alvarez (singing duet) from the College of Education won the first place for both song solo and singing duet. Ms. Maria Ligaya Alegado from the College of Computer Studies (song solo) Mr. Mark Jhun Fariolin and Ms. Camille Valladores (singing duet) from the elementary department won the second place. And, Ms. Quinnie Duarte from the 3rd year high school (song solo), Mr. Raymond Cabasan and Ms. Kyriz Kate Dingal (singing duet) from the College of Management won the third place.

The fourth night of the festivities was declared the ALUMNI NIGHT. Down the hallways and highways came the entourage of fellow alumni from near and distant places. Amidst their busy schedules they ushered their way in to campus grounds for a homecoming, where they joined fellow Salazarians to give tribute to the institution that gives acronym to their success.

The fifth night and finale of the festivities was capped as the candidates vying for the title MR & MS SCSIT wowed the crowd as they show off their talent, beauty and charm. It was one spectacular show. Before the evening was over, Miss College of Education and Mr. High School (3rd Yr) were crowned the new MR & MS SCSIT, respectively. Ms. Dawn Rosalie Maghanoy from the college of Computer Studies and Mr. Orliane dale Asarez from the College of Nursing landed as 1st runner-up. Ms. Renah Fe Racho from the College of Maritime and Mr. Kevin Monteroyo from the College of Management placed 2nd runner-up. Ms. Mayeth Punay and Mr. Geron Generale both from the College of Education ranked as 3rd runner-up. Mr. Leonil Belandres from the College of Maritime and MS. Donna Sigara from the College of Management were proclaimed as 4th runner-up.

The event’s sponsors, SILKA and BELLO, made the pageant very unique and grand. And, the newly constructed stage on campus held our beauties more prominent and visible.

During MR & MS SCSIT program, a power point presentation appeared on big screens with birthday greetings for DR. DOROTEO M. SALAZAR. A special portion of the video also highlighted SCSIT’s history, present accomplishments, and future direction. The crowd offered a thunderous applause when a slide was shown – - Salazar University, in 5 years!

On the sports and athletic competition, athletes from various colleges competed in Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer Football, Scrabble, Chess, Badminton, and Table Tennis.

Surprisingly, the College of Education emerged triumphant as they we’re proclaimed as the year’s over-all champion. They stand firm to their last year’s title – the champion!