ESSU wins big on Regional PASUC Competition

By: Gimarie Orgen

Contingents from ESSU bagged several spots in seven different categories as they outdone other competitors from different state universities and colleges in region 8 during the PASUC Culture and the Arts Festival held last November 8, 2016 at Naval State University,Biliran.

Eastern Samar State University emerged victorious in the said event. Students of ESSU once again proved their talents, skills and intelligence in the different competitions. The following are the student/group and their coaches who won in the contests:

  • Live Band Competition: Karasikas Live Band (Champion)

Coach: Mrs. Ginalyn Avila

  • Pasulat ng Sanaysay: Gimarie Orgen (Champion)

Coach: Mrs. Angelina Abenis

  • Contemporary Dance: Karasikas Dancers (2nd Place)

Coach: Mrs. Ginalyn Avila

  • Dagliang Talumpati: Dave Lampanizo (2nd Place)

Coach: Mrs. Milagros Silvero

  • Sweet and Short Play: Teatro Lantawan (3rd Place)

Coach: Mr. Eduardo Lingan

  • Radio Drama: Selected Education Students (3rd Place)

Coach: Mr. Emmanuel Arago

  • On-the-spot-painting: Rica Mae Norombaba (3rd Place)

Coach: Mr. Eduardo Lingan


The event’s whole delegation comprises: Leyte Normal State University (LNU), Eastern Visayas State University(EVSU), Visayas State University (VSU), Eastern Samar State University (ESSU), Samar State University (SSU), University of Eastern Philippines (UEP), Naval State University (NSU,Host School), North west Samar State University (NwSSU), Southern Leyte State University (SLSU) and Palompon State University (PIT).

The Regional PASUC (Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges) Competition anchoring with its theme, “PASUC at 49th: Paving the path towards Internationalization of State Universities and Colleges through culture and arts” was indeed successful. Hosted by Naval State University, the delegates from different competing universities and colleges in region 8 were all accommodated well.

The culture and arts festival which is converged by different competing universities and colleges, aims to provide opportunities to students to showcase and participate cultural and art perspectives.

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