The 38th season of the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports Cultural and Education Association will open at Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City Friday.
STI-West Negros University is hosting Season 38. Events will be played in the collegiate, secondary, and elementary levels.
Mike Minuluan, a former NOPSSCEA badminton standout and Palarong Pambansa champion, will be the guest speaker at the opening ceremony.
Competitions will be held in 15 disciplines, said Mark Molina, NOPSSCEA president and STI-WNU executive vice president, who also heads the Western Visayas Private Schools Athletic Association.
NOPSSCEA has long been providing the major spark for the province in both regional Palaro and PRISAA meets. It has 54 member-schools.
The events include arnis, athletics, badminton, beach volleyball, basketball, chess, football, gymnastics, karatedo, lawn tennis, sepak takraw, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, and volleyball.
The NOPSSCEA member-schools are the Asian College of Aeronautics Inc., Bacolod Adventist Elementary School, Bacolod Christian College of Negros, Bacolod Tay Tung High School, Bright Kids Preschool, Brookside Garden Academy, Castleson High/JJS – City Heights, Christian Academy of Bacolod, Colegio de Sta. Ana de Victorias;
Colegio San Agustin-Bacolod, Colegio San Nicolas de Tolentino-Recoletos, Don Bosco Technical Institute and Eliakim Learning Center, Evangelical Christian Montessori School, Holy Family High School-Bacolod, House of Praise Learning Center, J.O.Y. Christian School, Jack & Jill-Homesite, John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation, La Consolacion College-Bacolod, La Consolacion College-Murcia, La Consolacion College-Gardenville;
Lamblight Catholic School, Living Stones International School and Mansilingan Christian Academy, Maranatha Christian Academy, Maranatha Christian College, Megumi Academy, Nazareth Institute, Negros Mission Academy, North Negros College, Northside Christian Academy, Queen of Peace School, Riverside College, Sacred Heart Seminary-Bacolod, Scola Guadalupana, Silay Institute, South Hills Academy;
Southland College, St. Benilde, St. Carmen Salles School, St. Francis of Assisi School, St. John’s Institute, St. Joseph School-La Salle, St. Rose of Lima School, St. Scholastica’s Academy, St. Sebastian International School, St. Teresita’s Academy, Tangub Christian Academy, Trinity Christian School, Twin Stars Learning Center, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos, University of St. La Salle, and VMA Global College.
Molina said that NOPSSCEA envisioned of presenting the association from Negros finest to nation’s best, through various innovations in its programs.
“We commit to intensify partnership and collaboration among member schools through education, culture, sports, and social responsibilities,” he added.
“Further, we wanted to strengthen NOPSSCEA’s core values of spirituality, compassion, excellence, nationalism, and teamwork,” he stressed.*
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