By Cyrus A. Natividad
Members of the Work Student Alumni Association pose for posterity at the Alumni Promenade Concert Park during their Homecoming.
The CPU Work Student Alumni Association had dinner together at the Alumni Promenade and Concert Park on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The Alumni Homecoming was connected to the theme “Central Spirit Leads Us Back Home.”
The Registration and Fellowship started at 3 PM and was followed by a Devotional. CPUWSSAI Member Mr. Ricardo B. Fernandez led the opening prayer. CPU Board of Trustees Member Engr. Eddie P Cañuto made a short meditation for his fellow former work students. He shared his experiences on the development and progress of his farm resort “Ephrathah Farms,” telling them that his life has been so prosperous with God’s bountiful blessings.
Dr. Teodoro C. Robles, University President in his Welcome Remarks said, “I became what I am today because I was a Work Student.” In his administration, Dr. Robles is doing his best to augment the benefits of the work students. He encouraged the current work students, who were also present in the gathering, to strive and do their best to finish their studies.
Engr. Isagani J. Jalbuena, CPUAAI Immediate Past President; Engr. Cañuto and CPUWSAAI President Dr. Alberto A. Java also delivered their welcome remarks. A Search for Work Student Alumni King and Queen was hosted by CPUWSAAI Mr. Nicolas D. Lazo.
Other Work Student Alumni concerns were taken up during the Ratification of Proposed Amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws. The Election of Officers followed. The rest of the evening was enjoyed by everyone – with dinner and Videoke Challenge. A lot of door prizes were given away.
The program was hosted by Ms. Ana Mae B. Cantel, Ms. Maggie Maleriado, and Mr. Julito G. Geolagon.