SBCA's 10th Founding Anniversary
SBCA : Enkindling our Hearts with Love, Dreams and Hope for Academic Excellence and Compassionate Service
Anchored on the theme above, St. Bridget College Alitagtag (SBCA) celebrated its 10th founding anniversary on December 15 – 17, 2016.
An inspirational Message by Sr. Mary Bernadette Guzman, RGS, set the tone for the three-day celebration of which she shared 10 reckoning of SBCA’s rhythm and direction as Catholic and Innovative Educational institution.
Offering of ten (10) symbols followed which included: Metal Plate, Photos of Groundbreaking, Buildings Construction, Gymnasium and Convent, School Recognition, Partnership with the Ayala Foundation, ESC, Senior High School building, New students, parents and lay leader, and SBCA as a satellite community. Each was offered by an RGS sister and a lay mission partner.
Eucharistic celebration was officiated by Rev. Fr. Carlo Magno C. Ilagan, parish priest. In his homily, hesaid that having achieved this 10th year is truly a blessing and a challenge most especially to RGS Sisterswho took courage to bring Bridgetine education in Alitagtag. He expressed that SBCA is a gift to treasure! After the Mass, the school administrators presented certificate of appreciation to all RGS Sisters who have been part of SBCA for 10 years.
Almost close to sixty (60) vehicles have joyfully participated in the motorcade, en route to Alitagtag, Sta Teresita, Bauan, San Pascual – the municipalities where our students come from. Every section made a banner/tarpaulin and brought candies that add joy to the activity.
Creative and vibrant grade level presentations highlighting the big breakthroughs each year kept the crowd in awe! Truly, it was a number to make everyone proud of what SBCA has become. This was made possible through the collaboration and active involvement of the teachers, students and parents.
In the afternoon, our emotions were intensified by the games and activities set and arranged by the parents themselves. PAO mini concert concluded our first day celebration. It was indeed a night of talents and giftedness!
Prayer service started our second day of celebration followed by the Academic Quiz Show which was participated by 6 public elementary schools in Alitagtag. Each had three student-participants as representatives. Mind draining questions were asked and of course at the end of the quiz show, three schools emerged winners.
School based contests like Vocal Solo, Mini-ME, Modern Dance and Battle of the Bands have showcased Bridgetines’ God given talents completed the second day of celebration!
Friendly basketball and volleyball games between and among parents and alumni made a great scene in our third and last day of celebration. Awarding comes next which all the winning pieces were recognized. Each received certificate of recognition and medal. Supportive parents and alumni were given recognition. 10th year service award were conferred on SBCA four (4) employees namely Eleonor S. Almazan, Maria Victoria N. Ebora, Gina O. Oliquino and Roderick Reyes.
The whole SBCA community wishes to extend its sincerest gratitude to ALL RGS Sisters, its Board of Trustees, students, parents, alumni, benefactors and above all to our Shepherd God who continues to bless the institution with His love, wisdom and compassion. All the best to SBCA and cheers to 10 more years and beyond!