After all the preparations, finally the big day has come! WVCST is celebrating its 108th Foundation Anniversary from September 2 – 7, 2013.
The most awaited event started with a foot parade that set off as early as 6:00am at the Jaro Plaza passing Commission Civil Street to its final destination – the WVCST main campus . Upon the arrival to the campus, the concelebrated mass began with Most Rev. Angel N. Lagdameo, D. D. as the main celebrant. The other priests who joined him were Rev. Fr. Ricky Soriano, The Parochial Vicar of St. John Parish in Dingle, Rev. Fr. Alfon Berbegal, the Parochial Vicar of Sta.Barbara Parish, both were graduates of WVCST , and the Parish Priest of LaPaz, Rev. Fr. Renato Cuadras.
The participating teams composed of different Colleges from the Main Campus as well as the Satellite Campuses together with their muses and escorts then paraded to the grandstand for the opening of the ceremony. This year’s keynote speaker is Congressman Arcadio H. Gorriceta of the 2nd District of Iloilo. The Office of Congressman Jerry P. Treñas was also represented by Mr. Noel S. Panaguiton, his Asst. Chief of Staff.
Dr. Luis M. Sorolla, Jr., WVCST President, opened th108th Foundation Anniversary celebration and was immediately followed by a field demonstration –Fitness Zumba, participated in by the students from the different Colleges.
Right after the declaration of the Foundation Anniversary open, the Robotics Skills Competition started which was participated in by the students from different Colleges as well as the Satellite Campuses. High School students from different schools were also invited to see to competition and at the same time they were given a chance to participate in answering trivia questions which earned them prizes given by NOKIA.
Meanwhile, to challenge the ability of the students on critical thinking and decision making, a Science and Math Challenge was held in the afternoon which was participated by students in teams and individual category.