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Senior High wins Silliman Idol 2017

Jill Silva | Photojournalist

BELTING OUT. Last Aug. 28, Charyn Ong became the Silliman Idol 2017 after belting out her winning performance- Sayang na Sayang by AEGIS. PHOTO by Jill Silva

Charyn Ong, Senior High School student on the Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics (STEAM) track was hailed as the new Silliman Idol.

Ong said that she dedicated her every performance to Lord Almighty.

“Singing is my life and seeing people enjoying watching my performance makes me so happy,” she said after winning the singing contest last August 28 at the Hibalag Booth Area

Ong performed “Sayang ng Sayang” by all female-group Aegis.

Sun Reong Ok, a sophomore in the School of Public Affairs and Governance, placed second, while Quin Marie Quidet, Senior High, Arts and Design track, placed third.

Penelope Jan Bautista, senior Physical Terapy, and Charles Bryan Aton,  senior Engineering, placed 4th and 5th, respectively.

For a decade now, Silliman Idol has been showcasing best singing talents in campus, including students, faculty, and staff.

Shiegella Gaelon, junior Mass Communication and Silliman Idol 2017 chairperson, said, “Silliman has always been an advocate of art; we appreciate art in all it forms which includes singing.”

This year, over 40 SU Idol aspirants auditioned. A series of elimination rounds were held from top 30 up to the top 5. The competition is organized by the Kapunungan sa mga Mass Communicators and the Senior and Junior Business Executives.

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