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R&W Ball "A Premiere Gathering of Bedan Greats"

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The Red and White Ball 2014

A Premiere Gathering of Bedan Greats

The San Beda College Alumni Association (SBCAA) has once again successfully and grandiosely staged the 2014 Red and White Ball last February 18, 2014. This annual gathering of Bedans was held for the first time at the Meralco Hall, Ortigas Ave., Pasig City. Said event was co-produced by the Smart Infinity with Mr. Manuel V. Pangilinan, SBC Chairman of the Board of Trustees as main host.

 Every year, the SBCAA holds the Ball to honor outstanding achievements of Bedans and friends who made a difference in Philippine society and the Global community.

Leading the awardees is Speaker Feliciano Belmonte who was chosen unanimously to receive the 2014 Ramon V. Mitra Award for Legislation. Elevated to the San Beda Hall of Fame was past SBCAA prexy Aurelio Reyes, while Tac Padilla, Ronnie Magsanoc and Jodie Coseteng were also elevated to the SBC Sports Hall of Fame. The 2014 Distinguished Bedan awardees were: Peter Paul Cifra (Arts & Culture); Atty. Garry De Guzman (Accountancy); Arch. John Joseph Fernandez (Architecture) Edmundo Go (Banking & Finance); Domingo Cotoco (Business & Entrepreneurship); Dr. Ramon Ricardo Roque (Education); Luis Ferrer IV (Government Service); Justice Eduardo Peralta, Jr. (Judiciary); Atty. Solomon Hermosura (Private Practice); Dr. Restituto Buenviaje (Medicine); and, Vicente Angala (School Service).

Judge Selma Alaras was chosen by Mrs. Sonia Roco and the SBCAA as this year’s Raul S. Roco Awardee for Public Service. Well-respected media personality Ms. Boots Anson-Roa was awarded the 2014 Woman of Service. Professorial Chairs were given to Dr. Bryan Bustamante, Dr. Ramon Marcelino and Prof. Jacqui Moreno. The Consunji Distinguished Professorial Chairs was launched with prominent brothers Victor and Cid in attendance.

This important Bedan event gathered together well-known public figures like Senator Nikki Coseteng, COMELEC Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Clark Development CEO and President Atty. Arthur Tugade, Mrs. Sonia Roco and son Robbie, Journalist Julie Yap Daza, businessman Oscar Lopez and a lot more.

Ms. Sharon Cuneta and Mr. Ogie Alcasid with Ms. Lara Maigue provided the entertainment. Mr. Raymond Gutierrez and Jasmine Curtis Smith hosted the three-hour awarding rites. The show was directed by Rowell Santiago.

It was a memorable evening that once again made the Red and White Ball, truly, a San Beda’s one and only premiere gathering of Bedan Greats.


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