Teacher Education Program launches RAISON D’ETRE 2015


“Enhancing Youth Competitiveness” – was this year’s theme for the very first ever “RAISON D’ETRE” language based program held at Christ the King College,  Gingoog City,Mother Ignacia Gymnasium last October 7,2015 attended by both TEP and BSBA students.

The program showcased the language skills of the CKCians in speaking and writing, the program started with the invocation led by chosen TEP students followed by the singing of the National Anthem and representation of the Masters of the Ceremony and Broadcasters.

The Introductions were given by Ms. Cecille Gamayon, a TEP student whom introduce the panel of judges and the criteria of the competition. The judges were, Mr. John Paul Palad, head of the Center for Quality Assurance and Research, Dr. Grace C. Lapinig, Dean of College, and Mrs. Arlene Alvarez, Basic Education Faculty member. Afterwards, the Broadcasters presented news updates both in Local and International news.

The program proceeded to the competitions for both English and Filipino Category,  first was the Oratorical Speech contest which was a battle of Mastery of a given manuscript, each of the contestants was given a written piece  a head of time for them to master. After the oratorical contest, a song rendention was given by selected students from different departments followed by the representation of the next broadcasters.

The competition continued to the Extemporaneous speech contest which was a fight between wits and vocabulary in both Filipino and English Category . The Competitors  were to give an ‘on-the-spot’ speech about Technology and it’s advantages and disadvantages. Afterwards, a role play was presented by the chosen students from TEP and Sabayang Pagbigkas perfoemed by  the BSA students.

The program continued with the proclamation and awarding of winners,  here are the following list of the winners:

Extemporaneous Speech Contest

(English Category)                                                                                       (Filipino Category)

1st place: Regine Bancong                                                                           1st place: Michelle Cañete

2nd place: Kit Negro                                                                                    2nd place: John Louie Guimaras

3rd place: Darwin Palad                                                                              3rd place: Paul Remjee Diaz

4th place: Kenneth Abrenica                                                                      4th place:  Aileen Adong

Oratorical Speech Contest

(English Category)                                                                                       (Filipino Contest)

1st place: Rodgen Palmes                                                                            1st place: Joshua Mercado

2nd place: Ricky French Poncardas                                                          2nd place: Lunielou Solamin

3rd place: Roxanne Saquilon                                                                      3rd place: Alma Jean Atis

4th place: Kristine kaye Canatoy                                                               4th place: Joanna Antone


Essay Writing Contest

(English Category)                                                                                         (Filipino Category)

1st place: Jenefer Palingcod                                                                        1st place: Jaclo Valcorza

2nd place: Relly Anne Oriola                                                                       2nd place: Locella Mariano

3rd place: Jhammy Peloton                                                                         3rd place: Jovanne  Doydora

4th place: Melissa Dawn Pransisco                                                            4th place: Mairenella Sebolino

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