For the seventh straight year, we trusted the Enchanted Kingdom as the venue of our Annual Anniversary Celebration and Grand National Finals of our Talent Search.
For the fourth straight year, Twenty Thousand STIers Trooped to Santa Rosa Laguna for our event entitled "#iWillbethepositivechange @ STI"
At 7:00 am in the morning my officemates were ready to accept the contestants coming in from the different parts of the country.
At the same time our tabulation team was ready for the whole day affair of tabulating and coming out with the results of the four big competitions.
I invited friends to be judges, from left Macoy Fundales of Orange & Lemons fame, Singer Songwriter Isabelle de Leon, Recording executive Kedy Sanchez, former Imago lead singer Aia de Leon and former True Faith Bassist Bimbo Yance.
My officemates Christopher Maque, Anna Carmelaa Aquino and Stanley Dimain took care of the emceeing chores from the Battle of the Bands to the Hataw Sayaw dance competition.
The Hataw Sayaw Judges who graced our event, Bernice Palma, Randle San Gregorio, Denjo Esuillo, Colette Omana and Anton del Rosario.
Pageant Hosts Kyle Nofuente and Tracy Abad demonstrated their one of a kind emceeing skills
The Mr. and Ms. STI 2015 candidates open the competition in their Be the Positive change STI Shirts, Natasha shorts and Skechers shoes.
Awarding the "Pabebe Boyz" of STI College Santa Rosa the Grand Prize as National Champion of STI's Battle of the Bands. Thanks for AOC, Del Monte and Sophie for their additional prizes.
STI West Negros University's Hannah Axel Endrina bagged the top prize in the STI Singing Idol Competition. STI WNU's Bayani Lacson accepts the prizes in her behalf.
Showing up with a new set of dancers, the Balaraw dance group of STI College Balagtas came out on top as the National Champions of the Hataw Sayaw Dance Competition. Their third in the last four years.
The winners of the Mr. and Ms. STI 2015
Back row from Left to Right
4th Runner-up Gabriel Borres of STI College Novaliches
2nd Runner-up David John Caffrey of STI College Santa Rosa
Mr. STI 2015 John Jerick Valete of STI College Tarlac
1st Runner-up Arthur Evia of STI College Munoz
3rd Runner-up Vince Michael Sunga of STI College Global City
Front Row from Left to Right
4th Runner-up Andrea Nicole Duran of STI College Makati
2nd Runner-up Maria Ildefonsa Berdan of STI College Tanay
Ms. STI 2015 Ruby Ann Morales of STI College Cubao
1st Runner-up Gladys Mekkel of STI College Tarlac
3rd Runner-up Jessthel Anjeala Cacayuran of STI College Malolos
Thank you also to the very dependable Mr. & Ms. STI Production crew led by Direk Ogee Atos! Salamat Po!
CONGRATULATIONS ONCE AGAIN TO ALL OUR NATIONAL WINNERS OF STI'S TALENT SEARCH 2015.