NLPSC: Lucky and Blessed at 7
The North Luzon Philippines State College celebrated its 7th Foundation Anniversary in denim colors on May 2-4, 2018. The celebration started with a thanksgiving mass initiated by Most Rev. David William V. Antonio, Auxiliary Bishop and Archdiocese of Nueva Segovia Parish Priest of the Saint John de Sahagun. The newly built three-storey ladies’ dormitory was inaugurated after the mass followed by the groundbreaking of the motorpool building spearheaded by the College officials and some city officials.
Activities conducted during the celebration include the Line Dance Competition in which the College of Arts and Sciences bagged the 1st prize; the NLPSC’s Got Talent wherein Zuriel Sumaoang of the Criminal Justice Education Department won first place; and the NLPSC Lip-Synch Battle wherein Professor Joselita E. Viado of the College of Teacher Education brought home the bacon.
Hon. Jeremias Singson, the Vice Governor of the Ilocos Sur, graced the last day of the celebration. He ended his speech with a quote “Sure, NLPSC; Sure, Ilocos Sur.” Hon. Eric D. Singson, the Founder and the Representative of the 2nd District of Ilocos Sur also attended the event. Hon. Singson was the author of the RA 10085 which converted the UNP-Candon Branch to North Luzon Philippines State College, now a home known for its excellent and dynamic service. Several Candon City Officials graced the event namely: Hon. Florendo O. Mangasar, Hon. Samuel G. Mendoza. Other guests present among others is Mr. Ruben R. Habon, BOT member.
The celebration was packed with a number of cultural presentations coming from the NLPSC faculty, staff and students, as well from the different local tribes of Candon City, in consonance with the celebration theme “Kultura a Nakaiyanakan, Tawid a Naindaklan”.
NLPSC at its 7th year is not a youngster when it comes to accomplishments. Throughout the 7 years, the NLPSC proved its excellence and dynamism in service through its annual board passers and topnotchers, and numerous conducted research and extension programs.