The College of Education of Cebu Technological University – Moalboal Campus conducted a Testimonial Dinner and Pinning Ceremony for BLEPT Passers and Pre-Service Teachers on Friday, March 18, 2022, at CTU-Moalboal Covered Court with the theme “Young Educators: Facing The Challenges and Opportunities.”
One hundred sixty-eight graduating education students, including BSED MATH – 25, BTLED – 39, BEED – 104, and the respected CTU-Moalboal Faculty and distinguished guests, attended the event.
Thanksgiving Mass and Blessing of the Pins started at 3:00 PM, led by Rev. Fr. Gilbert Ytang.
At 6:00 PM, the Pre-Service Teachers walk in the center for the Processional, together with the CTU-Moalboal Faculty led by Dr Zandro O. Perez, the Campus Director.
Ms Michelle Codaste, LPT, a graduate from CTU-Malabuyoc Extension, Top 3 in LET 2021 last September 2021, was introduced as a guest speaker for the event, where she shared her journey to the Pre-Service Teachers and also emphasized five tips before landing in the sweet spot of success: acceptance, hard work, patience, prayer, and being humble.
After the testimonial speech was the event’s highlight, the Pinning Ceremony for the Pre-Service Teachers followed with the series of acceptance speeches by Mr John Robinson Palanas, BEED 4B; Ms Alexandria Amazon, BSEd-Math 4; and Ms Jethel Tolentin, BTLED 4.
A symbolic candle lighting led by Dr Antonieta V. Minyamin concluded the event where the Pre-Service Teachers lit and raised their candles while singing.
Words by Percival Mabanto, Jr.