Dubbed “Hail to the Royal Highness” , 2017’s search for Mr. and Ms Arellano University was held for the first time at the A.Mabini Campus in Pasay City on February 28, 2017.
Candidates from the six AU campuses representing the junior high school, senior high school and college departments , went through a pre-pageant competition on February 22, at the A. Mabini Campus. Mr. William Junsel Fortuno, Ms. Angelica Gabriel, Mr. Rico Mendoza, Engr. Kezia Maninang and Mr. Kych Cyl Minemoto judged the contestants on their presentation of the Chief’s Wear and Talent Competition. The event consisted of the Chiefs Wear and Talent Competition.
The grand coronation night, on the other hand, was held in the gymnasium of A.Mabini Campus on February 28, 2017. It started with the parade of candidates accompanied by the AU Pasay’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Street Dance Winners. This time, the candidates showed off their grace in formal wear and their intellect and confidence in the question and answer portion. The respected panel of judges, including Atty. Jeffrey Hernandez, Mr. Ramon Franco Arroyo, Mr. Hanz Olivar, Mr. Jose Mari “Bong” Bolivar, Mutya ng Pilipinas 2015 Ms. Janela Joy Cuaton and TV Actress Ms. Gwen Zamora, definitely had a hard yet fun time choosing who the pageant winners were.
Mr. Chean Jhared Binay (AU Mabini) and Ms. Rhealyn Balsamo (AU Malabon) were hailed the Mr. and Ms. Arellano University Junior High School. Ms. Marjorie Rogero (AU Legarda) and Mr. Lance Gabrielle Fermin of AU Pasig were the first ever winners of the pageant’s Senior high School Division. AU Pasay’s College Division definitely brought home the bacon as their representatives, Ms. Genamarie Patallitan and Mr. Juancho Licaros, won the Mr. and Ms. Arellano University 2017 title. -Reporting by Roylan Cetron
Prepared by: Mr. Robie V. Baldemor, Head, Office of Student Affairs for Senior High School,Jose Abad Santos Campus
With this pioneering stage of senior high school (K to 12) program in our country, Arellano University Jose Abad Santos Campus hosted spectacular variety of events, activities and seminars in which many are mapped out by our students , administrators and faculty.
This notable university supports students efforts to take lead in the holistic and aesthetic development through creation of learning experiences by engaging them to inside and off campus events as an avenue to link opportunities for social, political, moral and spiritual growth.
AU- IDOL INTERBRANCH
A singing competition participated by different Arellano University branches. Ms. Lara Marie Zapico who won the 2nd runner up represented Jose Abad Santos Campus last September 23, 2016 at AU Legarda.
An event for ABM Students that was collaborated with the college department of Business and Commerce last September 23, 2016 in which students are involvedwith pageantry and booth exhibition.
UNITED NATIONS PROGRAM
An event organized by HUMSS Club, GAS Club, Supreme Student Government and Senior High School Faculty last October 25, 2016 that includes Mr. and Ms United Nations, Debate and Quiz bee.
An event that integrates great opportunities for family bonding through fun activities which took place last December 12, 2016.
A consolidated segment of events organized by Hospitality and Tourism Knights Club under the Home Economics and Tour Guiding Vocational Track which includes Ecomedia Night, an entertaining segment that involves homosexual participants; Ecotourism Ambassador and Ambassadress, pageant which engages candidates in social and environmental responsibility. It took place last December 12 and 13, 2016.
AU SHOWDOWN Interbranch
An Interbranch dancing competition which was represented by the Chief Dance Company of Jose Abad Santos Campus who won 2nd Place last February 5, 2017 at AU Mandaluyong.
TOQUE OF THE TOWN
An event stands for Teamwork/ Opportunity/ Quality/Uniqueness/Excellence that was organized by the college department of Hospitality and Tourism Management and which was participated by our Home Economics and Tour Guiding Vocational Track students. This event gathered the students to evince their skills through competition and a ceremony of passing the toque. It was sponsored by The Oriental Hotels and Resorts, Mr. Antonio Torres of AC Travel and Tours, Mr. Augustus Evohime, Mrs. Corazon Dyro Ong of CDO Foodsphere Inc., Mrs. Jovita De Jesus of F & J Publishing Company, the Management of Arellano University, and the Jose Abad Santos academic community.
A sports event organized by Supreme Student Government and collaborated with STEM and GAS CLUB happened in the second week of March 2017.