UP High School students win gold in WVRAA
Heather Angelique Parangan and Marc Leo Layson, Grade-10 students of University of the Philippines High School in Iloilo grabbed the championship trophy during the Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet. The competition was held on February 06, 2017, at Buenavista, San Jose, Antique.
They competed against six other pairs in the Junior Category of the Latin American Dance Sport Competition. Under the guidance of Prof. Imelda Catequista as their coach, Parangan and Layson wowed the crowd and did a great performance at the dance floor that made them brought home gold medals.
Parangan and Layson will represent the Region VI in the 2017 in Palarong Pambansa this coming 23rd of April with the venue yet to be announced. Aside from being superb dance performers, they also managed to excel in their studies and in extra-curricular activities. Layson is governor of the Goldies, while Parangan is the president of the Science Club. They serve as an inspiration to many young aspiring dancers and their fellow students at the UPHSI. (Kyla Agnes Ramirez, UPHSI)