The loud cries, the relentless laughter, and the explosive celebrations had set the perfect atmosphere for as the 67th Ateneo de Davao University Fiesta drew to a close.
The spectators cheered as the winners for the fiesta’s events were proclaimed.
For the liveliest division, Humanities and Letters (HumLet) placed third, Business and Management (BM) second, and the School of Education (SOE) placed first.
Group Dance Showdown rankings put School of Engineering and Architecture (SEA) at third place, BM at second place, and the Accountancy (ACC) division at first place.
The banner making contest winners were the Accountancy division at third place, BM at second place, and SEA at first.
Installation art winners were the School of Nursing and SEA, which placed as the second and first runners-up, while ACC placed first place.
Ignatian Debate winners are as follows: ACC at third place, SS at second place, and SEA at first place.
For the Extemporaneous Dialogue contest, the Social Sciences (SS) Cluster got third place, ACC second place, and BM at first place.
For Palarong Pinoy, School of Education and SS tied as second runner-up, BM placed first runner-up, while ACC placed champion.
For Star Search, Humlet settled for third place, ACC second place, and SEA first place.
Sayawtenista winners were the School of Nursing (SON) at third place, SS at second place, and BM as the champion.
The overall rankings put BM on third place, the School of Engineering and Architecture (SEA) at second place, and the Accountancy cluster as the overall champion of the 67th Ateneo fiesta.
Dancer Rommel Bordillo, one of the participants in this year’s Sayawtenista, said he felt overwhelmed at the announcement of the winner for this year’s competition.
“We have been preparing for two months and we practice almost every day, including weekends. These sessions can be really tiring because they have to juggle their studies along with preparing for this.”
In the end, he said that it was all worth it because he was doing the very thing he loved the most.