FOR the first time in 28 years, Mahinog contingent has made it as first placer in street dancing competition during the 28th Camiguin Lanzones Festival last Octobrer 20, 2007 at Mambajao, Camiguin.
Immediately, the 17th Municipal Council presided over by Vice Mayor Rogerio C. Acle passed a resolution to express the municipal government’s appreciation and gratitude to CSMPHS for having brought honor, pride and prestige to the municipality of Mahinog as winner in said competition.
The resolution was authored by Councilor Liberato E. Babanto, unanimously seconded by all members of the Municipal Council and approved by the Municipal Mayor.
Mahinog was last year’s third placer in both street dancing and tableau competition.
The resolution stated that the award did not only gave vast fulfillment to the school but also pride and satisfaction for the entire people of Mahinog.
Mayor Alex R. Jajalla said the dancers have done great service to the municipality.
“Their valiant efforts, patience, hard work, and optimism throughout the many tiring rehearsals days and nights are great service to the municipality in helping promote tourism for Mahinog,” adds the local chief executive.
The resolution was transmitted to CSMPHS Principal Sr. Mary Patrick B. Abastas, RSM, and choreographer Vicente”Enting” Aranas, among others.
A P45,000.00 cash award was received by Mahinog contingent. 2nd, 3rd 4th and 5th places went to Catarman National High School, Mambajao-Yumbing National High School, Fatima College of Camiguin and Camiguin School of Arts and Trade, respectively.
For tableau presentation the winners were: 1st place-Mambajao-Yumbing National High School; 2nd place- Fatima College of Camiguin; 3rd place- Camiguin School of Arts and Trade; 4th place- Mahinog-Columbia St. Michael’s Parish High School; 5th place-Catarman National High School. (Homer R. Jajalla – Municipal Information Office)