Multi high school reunion 2017 set at Las Vegas in September


By Elpidio Estioko

Corona, California – Overall reunion organizer Fe Gonzales Sepulveda, Our Lady of the Lilies Academy (OLLA’63), announced today that this year’s multi high school reunion for three high schools in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines will be held at Tropicana Hotel (Gala night), Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, September 30, 2017 and the picnic will be held the following day, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Paradise Park, also in Las Vegas.

The organizational meeting was held last week at Sepulveda’s residence in Corona which was attended by 21 alumni and their spouses from Our Lady of the Lilies Academy (OLLA), Divine Word College of Urdaneta (DWCU), and the mother high school Urdaneta Community High School, (UCHS), now the Urdaneta National High School (UNHS).

To register, please send your donation of $120 per person to OLLA’s Cynthia Cortez, 10865 Cameron Court, Corona, CA 92883. Along with your payment, please provide in a separate piece of paper, the name of the alumni, high school attended, year graduated, name of guest, if any; and email or phone number.

Chairperson for souvenir program is Rufino Ortiz, Jr. UCHS ’75. Inside and outside full pages were already taken, so with the center fold. Full page ad is $100 and half page is $60. Deadline to submit ads is August 31, 2017.

Seating arrangements and welcoming committee is headed by the Divine Word Academy alumni headed by Rey & Gigi de Vera. Roselily Morales Jacob, UNHS ’79, is the chairperson for the lunch picnic portion and Julie Agojo, UCHS’66, is the chair of the decoration committee.

For more information, please contact: Fe Gonzales Sepulveda, OLLA’63, [email protected]; Rufino Ortiz, Jr., UCHS ’75, [email protected]; Cynthia Cortez, OLLA’66, [email protected]; Rey de Vera, DWCU’77, [email protected]; Julie Agojo, UCHS’UCHS’66, [email protected]; and Roselily Jacob, UHNS ’79, [email protected]

The multi-alumni homecoming from three high schools in Urdaneta is being held every four years. The last reunion was in 2013 which was also held at the sin city of Las Vegas with about 756 people in attendance.