SPCM Alumnae homecoming set Jan. 30

(25 Jan 2000, Manila Bulletin, Crispina Martinez Belen / www.mb.com.ph)

What do "Lutong Bahay" host and Ang4 member Pinky Marquez, Jaka Investment Corporation CEO Katrina Ponce-Enrile and former rock singer and the Ambivalent Crowd soloist Mae Cendaña have in common? They were once members of the St. Paul College of Manila High School Glee Club. All three girls are also members of the homecoming organizing committees of their batches and all three will perform at the SPCM General Alumnae Homecoming set on Jan. 30 to be held at the SPCM grounds.

Pinky, Katrina, Mae and the other glee club alumnae will sing together with the members of Ateneo High School Glee Clubs of 1972 to 1975 at the homecoming show entitled "Coming Home 2000" at the Fleur-de-Lis Auditorium. The SPCM-Ateneo joint concerts in the ‘70s have produced now popular and respected names in the art and business world like Choy Cojuangco, Carlitos Siguion-Reyna, Joselito Pascual, Jun Latonio and Roger Chua. Aside from the glee clubs, the show will also focus on the traditions Paulinians have grown up with like the Cavalcade, the Songfest, the Fellowship, Cheer Competition and the Assembly.

Another highlight is a special documentary and tribute to the Silver Jubilarians prepared by action star, Roi Vinzon. It will showcase the event and stage direction will be done by Ruby Jubilarian, Helen Dabao.

While the show is open to everybody, all Paulinian alumnae are encouraged to attend the whole day affair sponsored by the Paulinian Alumnae Association of Manila, which will start at 8:30 a.m. For more information on the homecoming activities, call the SPCM alumnae office at tel. 523-4259 and 524-5687, loc. 299 or visit Batch ‘75’s award-winning website at http://www.homestead.com/spcmhs1975.

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(28 Jan 2000, Manila Bulletin, Crispina Martinez Belen / www.mb.com.ph)

The St. Paul College of Manila (SPCM) General Alumnae Homecoming will be held on Jan. 30 at the SPCM grounds in Pedro Gil Street, Malate, Manila. Entitled "Coming Home 2000," the homecoming program starts with alumnae registration at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast will be available at the quadrangle. The traditional mass at the St. Paul Chapel, group pictorials, and lunch will follow. The culmination of the day’s activities will be a special show at the Fleur-de-Lis Auditorium at 2 p.m. to be presented by the different jubilarian years spearheaded by the Silver Jubilarians, High School Batch 1975.

The presentation will revolve around the traditional events of high school life in SPCM such as the Assembly, Cheer competition, the Fellowship, the Songfest, and the Cavalcade. One of the highlights of the show is a reunion performance of the SPCM-Ateneo High School Glee Clubs who had several successful joint concerts in the ‘70s and whose members are now respected names in the art and business world.

A Paulinian ball, entitled "Tipar 2000" will be held today, Jan. 28 at the Manila Polo Club. To be hosted by Pinky Marquez and Mae Cendaña, the dinner-dance will feature Manila’s hottest ‘70s showband, the Rubberband with special guest performers. It is open to all Paulinians and friends, tickets are available at the gate.

The Paulinian Alumnae Association of Manila (PAAM) headed by Carmelita Reynoso, is requesting all alumnae to verify and update their personal information. For more information, call the alumnae office (523-4259 or 524-5687 loc. 229).

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