CTU’s PRAISE TAP Gala 2023 Sets the Stage for Excellence and Appreciation

Cebu Technological University – Main Campus reached a pinnacle of celebration as it hosted its highly-anticipated annual Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) and Tribute Awards Program (TAP), accompanied by a spectacular year-end party on December 13, 2023, at the CebuTech gymnatorium. This grand event, adorned with the theme “Redefining Excellent Service through the Global Paradigm,” marked a night of recognition, glamour, and collective celebration.

The atmosphere exuded an air of sophistication reminiscent of the illustrious Oscars, as faculty and non-teaching personnel showcased their fashion prowess on the red carpet. From meticulously curated music selections to captivating presentation aesthetics and exquisite venue embellishments, the PRAISE TAP event transcended the ordinary, creating a memorable experience for all attendees.

Distinguished guests, including key officials of CTU, graced the occasion, adding to the prestige of the evening. Atty Marvey Ocampo, Vocational Superintendent II; Dr. Hedeliza Pineda, Vice-President for Academics Affairs; Dr. Archiebald Baltazar Malaki, Vice-President for Research and Development; and Prof. Mira Nona Flores, Campus Director, and Deans from various colleges added their esteemed presence to the event.

The focal point of the evening was the acknowledgment and appreciation of CTU employees who played pivotal roles in the institution’s development and growth. Each individual’s contributions were recognized and celebrated, ensuring that their dedication did not go unnoticed.

The event reached its crescendo with the much-anticipated raffles, where winners were bestowed with coveted prizes. The festivities continued as a live band took center stage, creating an irresistible rhythm that compelled employees to dance and revel in the joyous ambiance.

In essence, the PRAISE TAP and year-end party at CTU were not merely events; they were a testament to the institution’s commitment to recognizing and appreciating the hard work and dedication of its staff. The celebration served as a vibrant tapestry weaving together achievements, camaraderie, and a shared commitment to excellence, leaving an indelible mark on the CTU community.

Words by Almie Mata