The campus gymnasium of ISAT U Dumangas was a riot of energy and laughter on May 16, 2024, as faculty and staff traded in their usual professional attire for dancing shoes during the “Si Maam Kag Si Sir Naman: Dance with the Boss” Contest. This lively event was one of the major highlights of the university’s 9th Charter Anniversary celebration.

In a surprising display of hidden talents, seven teams composed of department heads, professors, and administrative staff put on their best dance moves, much to the delight of cheering students, key officials, and guests from various ISAT U campuses.

For some contestants, the dance floor was uncharted territory, but they embraced the challenge with enthusiasm and a healthy dose of humor. As the beats dropped, inhibitions melted away, and the gymnasium transformed into a vibrant stage for friendly competition and camaraderie.

After a series of electrifying performances that left the audience in stitches and awe, the panel of judges declared Team Boss Eric as the champion of the “Si Maam Kag Si Sir Naman” contest. Their perfectly synchronized routines and infectious energy captivated the crowd, securing them the top spot.

Hot on their heels were Team Boss Barbie and Team Boss Ludy and Roselyn, who claimed the first and second runner-up positions, respectively. The third runner-up spot went to Team Boss Iron.

As the winners were announced, the gymnasium erupted in thunderous applause and cheers, with students and colleagues alike celebrating the spirit of unity and joy of the event.

“It was an absolute blast to see our esteemed bosses let loose and showcase their dance prowess,” said one student spectator, barely containing her laughter. “Who knew our professors had such sick moves?”

The “Si Maam Kag Si Sir Naman: Dance with the Boss” Contest not only provided a much-needed dose of entertainment but also fostered a sense of camaraderie and community within the ISAT U family. As the university celebrated its 9th Charter Anniversary, the event served as a reminder that even in the pursuit of academic excellence, there is always room for laughter, fun, and the occasional dance battle among colleagues.