Sorsogon City Council passes resolution commending SorSU for the outstanding achievement during the 2024 Bicol State Universities & Colleges Culture & the Arts Festival

A moment of immense pride! The Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) awardees were honored on March 5, 2024 at the Sangguniang Panlungsod Session Hall, Cabid-an, East District, Sorsogon City.

The Sangguniang Panlungsod, City of Sorsogon passed a resolution honoring the outstanding Sorsuenos for their achievements and commitment to excellence.

Resolution No. 193, Series of 2024, principally authored by Hon. Ma. Teresa D. Perdigon, extended congratulations and commended the Sorsogon State University (SorSU), its coaches/trainers, committee members and key officials for the outstanding achievement during the 2024 Bicol State Universities and Colleges Culture and the Arts Festival held on February 6-9, 2024 at Camarines Norte State College (CNSC), Daet, Camarines Norte.

The resolution highlighted the exceptional talents of Sorsuenos. The awardees, coaches, trainers and key officials who were recipients of the said commendation were:

Christo Geronga- Photography- 1st Place
Coach: Sir Roy O. Jarlego
Trainer: Mr. Michael Fugnit

Jay Mar San Buenaventura – Instrumental Solo Classical Guitar Category – National Representative
Coach: Ms. Shayne Kate A. Gozo

Street Dance HipHop- 1st Place
Norben F. Escalora
Carl Martin Jordan
Carl Michael Espenida
Krissia Mae E. Gatchalian
John Vic Francis O. Jaudalso
Vincent Destacamento
Mark Yuggi Winstone Beato
Julius Caezar J. Detecio
Sergio G. Fulay
Ivan Kristofer F. Don
Coach: Ms. Sharon D. Mariano

Emeleen Descallar- Pagsulat ng Sanaysay- 3rd Place
Coach: Ms. Jucelyn B. Ombao

Dagliang Talumpati- Jaime III Laura -5th Place
Coach: Ms. Jucelyn B. Ombao

Story Telling- Andrew Jade Fajardo -4th Place
Coaches: Prof. Anabelle A. Manga & Ms. Christine Romorosa

Essay Writing – Axl Rose Herrera- 4th Place
Coaches: Prof. Anabelle A. Manga & Ms. Christine Romorosa

Vocal Duet- Justine O. Esquillo & Bethy Mhel O. Goyal (4th Place)
Coach: Ms. Charmaine Janoras

Vocal Solo Kundiman- Gilwin Melitante- 6th Place
Coach: Ms. Lizel D. Lerios

Pop Solo- Virginia Puda- 6th Place
Coach: Ms. Lizel D. Lerios

Live Band- 3rd Place
Kurt Francis Mancera
Ralen Keith Tubelleza
Isaiah Paul Estuye
Jessa Milecen M. Doyog
Jason Daradar
Earl Juztin B. Dondonilla
Coaches: Mr. Angelo Llacuna & Ms. Marianne Miranda

Show Choir- 3rd Place and Standard Choral Singing- 4th Place
Kaye I. Aidalla
Airol Maine D. Amador
Beatrize Faith G. Arrogante
Mariane Shane D. Balbido
Earl Angelo Y. Callos
Maria Theresa L. Canar
Shahanie F. Despabiladero
Ruchelle Jane G. Detera
Chester Ed P. Dichoso
Arian D. Dollesin
Mary Joy D. Duka
Angielyn Joy G. Esparas
John Andro A. Fuertes
Julius G. Garcera
Kin Azhley G. Gardon
Andrei Yhuri Grefalda
Justin Peter B. Labayo
Don Angelou T. Laureta
Julius A. Lazaro
Kristofferson D. Ponce
Coach: Prof. Edwin Balgemino

Venus Maldo- Poster Making- 3rd Place
Coach: Ms. Ma. Joan Herrera & Mr. Christian Fugen

Painting- Jerico Belo- 4th Place
Coach: Mr. Christian Fugen & Ms. Ma. Joan Domino Herrera

Contemporary Dance- 3rd Place
Stephanie Olivar
Paola Galias
Maye Galve
Jin Daniel Presado
Brent John Duka
Anne Louise E. Jebulan
Allan Adriatico
Krizzia Quisto Nolial
Coach: Mr. Tomas Encinares Jr.

Folk Dance- 4th Place
Samuel V. Mirabete
Leo D. Habal
Mark Carlo Lorin Sotto
Wilfredo Lanuza
Karl Augustine H. Dizon
Samantha Joeane J. Guab
Jhermaine Heart B. Satterfield
Jessica Wager
Anne Ebdani
Fritz Shan Ombao
Coach: Ms. Kristel Kimberly G. Dellomas
Trainer: Mr. Oliver F. Garbin

Rica Jane Penalba- Miss PASUC V- 1st Runner Up
Best in Production Number
KSL Sweets Award
Coach: Ms. Emma M. Grajo

Moreover, Sorsogon State University was the 3rd Runner Up among the 9 participating HEI’s and remarkably earned national PASUC qualifiers for three (3) event categories. The recognition is a testament that Sorsuenos are capable of blazing a trail for the institution in national events.
SorSU is immensely proud of what you achieved. Your hard work and dedication have paid off in the most extraordinary way. Thank you for bringing another prestige to the institution.

Furthermore, the Pamantasang May Puso expresses its sincere appreciation to Mr. Oliver F. Garbin (Head, Sports, Culture and Arts Services Unit), Ms. Shane Kate A. Gozo (University Coordinator, Culture and Arts) and the SorSU key officials for the support and encouragement which have been instrumental for this outstanding achievement.

SorSU also expresses its gratitude to the Sorsogon City Council for the commendation, stating that it’s a great privilege to receive such acknowledgement after many years of hard work. (SorSU PIO)