By : Michael Anthony Dollentes
Students of VYP-MSC Institute of Technology went to its San Gabriel Campus donned in Filipiñana costumes of the Spanish Era on June 24 for their Acquaintance Party.
Days before the said event, the School Directress Mrs. Lerma S. Prudente announced during the flag ceremony that students must wear Filipiñana attire during the acquaintance party with the theme of commemorating Dr. Jose Rizal’s 150th birthday.
Among the activities included in the party were cultural presentations by the students from each year level.
The induction of the new set of officers of the high school student council was also held.
The party was made more fun by the parlor games sponsored by each class. The highlight of the party was the Search for the Mutya at Lakan wherein the contestants showcased their talents.
The MSC High School acquaintance party is held every year so that the students will get to know each other better, thus fostering camaraderie and brotherhood among the students of VYP-MSC IT.
This year however, with the added Filipiñana twist to it, the celebration was made even more meaningful for it fostered nationalism that is one of the aims of the administration.