THE highlight of the Founder’s Day of Benedicto College was a musical tableau called “Paean for an Aquarian: The Journey,” honoring February-born Ambassador Francisco L. Benedicto and depicting his traits of humility, fortitude and humaneness as a family man, business and civic leader and a diplomat.
WELL-WISHERS. USJ-R vice president for academics Fr. Amado Emmanuel Bolilia OAR, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry presidents Francis Monera, Jun Muntuerto, Prudge Gesta, MCE, Ambassador Frank Benedicto, Eileen Mangubat, Emily, Frank Jr., Lilian, Melanie Ng, Andrew, Nick Ampatin and Sam Costanilla, Sun.Star Cebu columnist.
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It was conceptualized by faculty member Nick Ampatin; adapted and directed on stage by MCE; and coordinated by Lilian Benedicto Huan, Joyce Yang and Jun Visayas.
The technical consultant was University of San Jose-Recoleto’s guru Abet Maxino, through the courtesy of Fr. Peter Enrico Silab OAR.