CAPITOL GROUNDS, Bataan – The Bataan Heroes Memorial College (BHMC) popularly known as “Heroes”, host school of Season 5 of the Universities and Colleges Athletic Association of Bataan (UCAAB), Inc. has chosen the theme “Modern Heroes: Unite, Conquer, Survive for this year’s athletic competition.
This year’s theme takes off from the universal tenet, which BHMC adheres to – the youth is the hope of the fatherland, hence students who are called upon to answer the call are the modern day heroes. The annual athletic competition undertaken by the UCAAB aims to unite the students, and at the same time, help them acquire positive values of generous rivalry, sportsmanship and cooperation in achieving a common goal.
Participated in by the Asia Pacific College of Advanced Studies, Bataan Heroes Memorial College, Bataan Peninsula State University, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Eastwoods International Institute of Science and Technology, Eastwoods Professional College of Science and Technology, Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific and Microcity Computer College, the event kicked off yesterday at the jam packed Bataan People’s Center, this City for its Grand Opening Ceremony.
The foot parade which started at the BHMC grounds was followed by the formal opening ceremony, the Mr. and Ms. UCAAAB sports wear competition and a dance showdown. Some of the sports events are basketball men, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, billiards and chess for both men and women. UCAAB Season 5 President, Dr. Rosalinda R. Deleste delivered the Welcome Remarks. Dr. Delfin Magpantay, BPSU President also graced the festive event.