The 50-member La Consolacion College contingent grabbed the top prize in this year’s Tinabu-ay street-dancing and arena competitions, at Murcia’s 151st Jubilee and the Feast of Immaculate Conception yesterday.
The LCCians wowed the jampacked Murcia bandstand area, a press release from Murcia said.
The Robert Asong-mentored group won P15,000 in cash and a glass trophy presented by Mayor Andrew Montelibano and Vice Mayor Gerry Rojas.
LCC-Murcia also won the best in choreography award, best in street-dancing and best in arena performance.
The panel of judges was composed of Jean Jean Tibus-Kooken, May Castillo, Segundino Jesu Cabalcar, Glenn Recaido, Ronnie Baldonado and Zandro Flores. Each special citation was accompanied by a trophy and P2,000 prize, the press release said.
Cansilayan National High School that won P10,000 as first runner-up was also named best in production design.
Second runner-up was Murcia National High School, who received P8,000 and a trophy.
The four other contingents were the Minoyan National High School, Open Bible Christian Academy, Alegria National High School and Lopez Jaena National High School.
Non-winners received consolation of P5,000 each from the mayor, on top of the P10,000 subsidy for their preparations for the contest, the press release added.*