On September 22, 2023, Midway Colleges, Inc. marked a significant milestone in its history as it celebrated its 35th Founding Anniversary. The theme for this year’s celebration was “35 Years of Transforming Lives”, a testament to the institution’s commitment to education and personal growth.
The Dawn of a New Day: Aurora March
The day’s festivities began at the break of dawn with an Aurora March. Starting from NFA Cabanatuan, students, faculty, and staff walked together towards the Midway Campus. This march was not just a physical journey, but a symbolic one. It represented the readiness of the DRIVEN family, a term affectionately used to refer to the Midway community, to face new challenges that lie ahead. The march was a powerful reminder of the strength and resilience that has been a hallmark of Midway Colleges, Inc. for the past 35 years.
Energizing the Body and Spirit: Zumba Session
After the march, the community gathered for a Zumba session that lasted until 10:00 AM. This high-energy dance workout served as a fun and invigorating way to kickstart the day’s festivities. It was a testament to the institution’s commitment to promoting health and wellness among its members. The Zumba session was not just about physical fitness, but also about building a sense of community through shared experiences.
A Feast of Unity: Midway Fiesta
Following the Zumba session, the community used the time to prepare for the Midway Fiesta. This event was a communal lunch, known locally as “Boodle”, where everyone simultaneously partook in a feast. The Boodle lunch was a symbol of camaraderie and inclusiveness, reinforcing the sense of unity within the Midway community. It was a time for everyone to come together, share a meal, and celebrate the institution’s milestone.
A Symphony of Voices: Tawag ng Tanghala sa Midway
The afternoon was filled with music and friendly competition as every department joined the singing contest, “Tawag ng Tanghala sa Midway”. This event showcased the diverse musical talents within the Midway community, providing an entertaining spectacle for all. It was a celebration of the artistic talents that thrive within the institution, further highlighting the holistic approach to education that Midway Colleges, Inc. champions.
A Night to Remember: Denim Euphoria
As the sun set, the night was marked by “Denim Euphoria”, a special event featuring various activities led by the students. The night was filled with joy and excitement, perfectly encapsulating the spirit of the 35th Founding Anniversary. The Denim Euphoria was a testament to the creativity, passion, and vibrancy of the Midway community.
The 35th Founding Anniversary of Midway Colleges, Inc. was indeed a memorable day filled with activities that not only celebrated the institution’s milestones but also fostered a sense of community and unity among its members. As Midway Colleges, Inc. looks forward to the future, it remains committed to its mission of transforming lives. Here’s to many more years of growth, success, and transformation!