To mark its 68th Founding Anniversary, Liceo de Cagayan University held an intraschool oratorical contest on February 20, 2023, at the A.V.R. 3. Spearheaded by the Department of Languages and Communication chaired by Dr. Salvador C. dela Peña III and facilitated by the Communicators, Literati, and Performing Artists Guild (CLPAG), the contest showcased the public speaking prowess of select students from the different departments. The original oratorical pieces centered on the theme “Thrive. Triumph. Transcend.” The following students emerged as winners: Jannah Marie Reños (Senior High School, R.N.P.), third place; Carl Richie Cagas (College of Arts and Sciences), second place; and Jovie Ann Manpatilan (College of Medical Laboratory Science), first place. They were awarded a certificate and a cash prize.

Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Zenaida G. Gersana, who delivered the opening remarks, expressed her elation for the holding of the in-person oratorical contest after three years of the pandemic. Dr. Rosella O. Ortiz, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, closed the event. Dr. Linda Mondoñedo, library and IMC director; Ms. Sherlita Barrun, University registrar; and Francis John Calotes, training officer served as judges. Event host was Ms. Abigail Remo, English faculty.

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By: Liceo Communications and Promotions