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NMC Charter Day a ‘revving’ success

NORTHERN Marianas College organized a stunningly successful Charter Day celebration that brought out students, residents and VIPs in the hundreds on Friday.

Northern Marianas College nursing program class of 2013 students hovers over their dummy patient nicknamed “Tristan.” Photo by Tammy DotyNorthern Marianas College nursing program class of 2013 students hovers over their dummy patient nicknamed “Tristan.” Photo by Tammy DotyThe event attracted all ages by providing targeted activities for various interests.

Teenagers turned up in droves to inspect the souped-up display of HILUX trucks that filled a parking lot with “revving” engines and pristine paint jobs much to the delight of the island’s teenagers.

From the tropically painted main stage music from various performers floated over the party to provide a delightful back-drop as the crowd mingled, sampled delicious food and embraced an island institution dedicated to education.

Kick-off events

VIPs made a very strong showing with Lt. Gov. Eloy S. Inos starting the celebration by proclaiming May “NMC Month.”

Inos was joined by Sen. Ralph Torres, Rep. Teresita Santos, Sen. Jovita Taimanao, Speaker Eli Cabrera, Vice Speaker Felicidad Ogumoro, House Floor Leader George Camacho, Rep. Edmund Villagomez and local business leaders.

Awards for 2012 included: Alumni of the Year, Judge Joseph James Norita Camacho; Student of the Year, Keolester Buenpacifico; Staff of the Year, Loly Kingzio; Supervisor of the Year, Galvin Deleon Guerrero; Non-Instructional Faculty of the Year, Judy Deleon Guerrero Torres; and Instructional Faculty of the Year, Charlotte Reyes Cepeda.

Winners of the HILUX truck competition sponsored by Microl Toyota and Power 99 were Rodney Rosario for the 4x2 category and Dan Worswick for the 4x4 category.