NOPSSCEA Pays Tribute to Teachers

Teachers from the 56 member schools of the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) attended the Teachers’ Day celebration last Oct. 5 at the SMX Convention Center 1 and 2. The program started with a prayer led by Susan Lopez from St. Scholastica’s Academy (SSA), followed by the national anthem; each member school was then called by Jose Sebastian Cuadra, NOPSSCEA Board of Trustees (BOT) secretary, to recognize the presence of teachers before NOPSSCEA President Ervie Gallespen, Ph.D. gave her opening remarks. BOT member Serah Grace Arcolas of Mansilingan Christian Academy (MCA) introduced the speaker Henry Tenedero, an acknowledged international educator and motivational speaker. Tenedero emphasized in his speech how being driven by passion is important in one’s profession, especially in teaching. He also tackled the fun part of being a teacher as he himself is also a professor, citing some of his experiences with students in different subjects. After Tenedero’s talk, the vocal duet competition took place where La Consolacion College Bacolod’s (LCCB) Gelkoff Calmerin and Kim Chamberlain emerge as champions against 11 pairs with their rendition of Islands in the Stream by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton. University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos’ (UNO-R) Shamynn Quilantang and Noel Angeles [...]


Posted By Post Date: October 9, 2017