Bleachers Report#1: Sportsfest 2019 is Star-Studded!

In the spirit of camaraderie and fair play, CITE kicks off its 3-day Sportsfest with a blast!

The opening salvo was a 7.5-km Fun Run from CITE to Nasipit on September 8, 2019 participated by some 600  students from Senior High and diploma program. The event was graced by ace long-distance runner and renowned triathlete Prince Joy Lee who breezed through the Fun Run effortlessly.

Black Panthers asserted their dominance in the running scene with former mainstay runner Marnell Ardiente breasting the tape in 36 minutes with Roland Pardillo (Green Hornets), and Erwin Sasan (Red Dragons) tailing Ardiente.

The opening ceremony on September 11 was highlighted by the parade of the four participating teams — Black Panthers, Blue Eagles, Red Dragons, and Green Hornets. A cheerdance competition among 8 diploma program and 5 senior high school sections capped the morning event with 2 sections of Blue Eagles winning championship and 3rd place. The second place was won by Green Hornets.

The event was graced by Cebu City committee head for scholarships and south district councilor Dondon Hontiveros who reminded the students in attendance to value their education. 

The sports competitions will run until September 13 at the Cebu City Sports Complex with sports events like soccer, soccer baseball, swimming, track and field, and decathlon. The event aims to strengthen CITE solidarity and imbue the value of team spirit in everyone developing their competitive character and determination to excel. 

This year’s event was made possible through the help of the following sponsors who made the event possible.

  1. CH LEAD Industrial Supply
  2. Christopher Pacifico
  3. Alex Senagan
  4. Juanito I. King Foundation, Inc.
  5. Watchdog Automation Sales & Services
  6. PLC Systems Technik, Inc.
  7. Ricky Caputolan and family
  8. Darryl Catipay and family
  9. Amando Barda Jr.  and family
  10. Hrothgar Duazo and family
  11. Anonymous donor
  12. Racquel Faelnar of Woven Furniture Designs, Inc.
  13. Aldwin Jake Mejellano
  14. Serviam Professionals, Inc.
  15. and Friends of CITE