May 23, 2023


Last Party: Onto The Next Ball

In the hallowed halls of PATTS College of Aeronautics, where knowledge is forged, and future aviators are shaped, there comes a moment when the cap and toga give way to glamorous gowns and dapper tuxedos. It was a night filled with dreams, laughter, and a touch of magic—an event that marks the culmination of the Senior High School students' two years of hard work and dedication. This year, the Chairman’s Penthouse served as the stage for the spectacular Senior High School Graduation Ball, held on May 23, 2023, with the theme, "The Oscars Night: The Red Carpet Awaits You."

The Chairman’s Penthouse underwent a jaw-dropping transformation as if it had been airlifted from the heart of Hollywood itself. Symbolizing glamor and anticipation, the red carpet stretched elegantly through the venue; the decors shimmered with the opulence of an awards show, and the tables adorned with exquisite centerpieces created an ambiance of luxury and sophistication. The atmosphere was truly enchanting, setting the stage for an unforgettable evening.

Distinguished guests were present in the event, with Engr. Jose Eduardo S. Valdez (College President and COO), Atty. Anna Katrina V. Cruz (Board Trustee and VP for Administrative Affairs), Dr. Emelita I. Javier (VP for Student Affairs), Engr. Joy Cosme G. Amores Jr. (VP for Academic Affairs), and other college officials in the celebration of the Senior High School graduates. 

The event commenced with a warm welcome from Dr. Catherine M. Camposano (Senior High School Principal), whose opening remarks set the tone for the night, emphasizing the significance of this milestone in the students' lives. It was then followed by an inspirational message by the highly regarded Engr. Valdez. His words resonated with a sense of pride in the graduates' achievements, reminding everyone of the dedication and perseverance that had brought them to this moment.

The evening was further enriched with a breathtaking surprise song performance by Mr. Marv Jeroen Talaver of Grade 12 - Lilienthal, leaving everyone in awe with his talent. Afterward, the Grade 12 Seniors took the stage with poise and elegance for their cotillion. Choreographed to the melodious tune of Taylor Swift's "Long Live," the students moved in perfect synchronization, creating a captivating visual symphony. Dressed in their finest attire, they whirl and slide to every step as if the dance itself became a tribute to their shared experiences and enduring friendships, challenges, and triumphs they had experienced throughout their journey. The highlight of the night was the Milestone Viewing segment, which showcased a collection of heartfelt videos from the different sections, highlighting the unforgettable memories and achievements of the senior class.

The evening also featured a special message by Mr. Sean L. Babiera (Incumbent PSHC Chancellor). He concluded his speech with a Turnover Ceremony, with him passing the torch to the succeeding Senior High School leaders. Mr. Takuto G. Suzuki (Project Head) wrapped up the event with his heartfelt closing message. He expressed his gratitude to everyone who contributed to the event's success and shared his excitement for the bright futures that awaited each graduate.

In the end, the Senior High School Graduation Ball 2023 was not just a night to remember; it was a night that symbolized the soaring aspirations of the future aviators and celebrated the hard work and dedication that had brought them to where they are now. With dreams taking flight and achievements shining like golden statues, the Senior High School graduates of PATTS embarked on their next journey, fully prepared to conquer what's next in the skies.

Captures at the Senior High School Graduation Ball 2023