MDC alumni members joined the 30th Founding Anniversary celebration of their Alma Mater, Mater Dei College through a grand alumni homecoming on February 17, 2013 during the 4th day of the foundation days celebration. The event started with a fun run participated by some alumni members, graduating students, and guests with the special participation of the Tubigon Police Station Personnel, some of whom are proud MDC alumni. The policemen of Tubigon energetically led a warm-up exercise before the fun run started. The fun run route started from MDC to Eden’s Gasoline Station and vice versa. The winners for the men division were the following: 1st Placer – Jovanni Telmo, 2nd Placer – Clifford Calamba ,and 3rd Placer- Jonathan Leornas. For the women division , Nelia Mae Torrejano, Ms. Ma. Lorraine Piezas, and Ms. Jisa Logaos, won as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placers respectively. Close to a hundred runners & alumni members, clad in their sports attire and souvenir t-shirts, participated the fun run despite the threat of rain.
When the fun run and the limbering exercise were done, a light breakfast was served to the participants. Shortly after the holy mass officiated by Rev. Fr. Tom Balatayo, a friendly basketball exhibition game played between MDC Alumni Members vs. MDC Seagull members highlighted the sportsfest activity in the morning. Games like badminton, volleyball, table tennis and other were also held.
After the sportfest , a sumptuous lunch was served. Tthen the business meeting followed after the lunch highlighting the election of the new set of alumni officers. The election was presided by the incumbent president, Mrs. Socorro Muga. The newly elected alumni officers were the following:
|President||: Mr. Jayson Vedra|
|VP-Internal||: Mr. Kenneth Regene Blasco|
|VP-External||: Mr. Nilo Lanoy|
|Secretary||: Ms. Shiela Monica Leornas|
|Treasurer||: Mrs. Marissa T. Mausisa|
|Auditor||: Mrs. Rowena R. Astillo|
|Tubigon||: Mrs. Rowena Fuentes|
|Clarin||: Mrs. Christie Zamora|
|Calape||: Mrs. Domilyn R. Samijon|
|Sagbayan||: Mrs. Joy Gujil|
|Catigbian||: Mrs. Cirila Buhayang|
A pictorial of all attendees followed. This year’s alumni homecoming was attended by successful alumni who are already successful in their own fields, namely: Mr. Edilberto Oplenaria, who is Superintendent in Malaybalay, Bukidnon, Mr. Ronaldo Taghap, NSO Regional Director, Mr. Ronaldo Montilde, Manager, FCB Bohol, Mr. Nilo Lanoy, Principal, Nabuad High School, Inabanga, Bohol, Mrs. Cirila Buhayang, Principal, Catigbian Central Elem, School and many more..