dwad alumni tarp

The Divine Word Academy of Dagupan Homecoming of 2009

November 21, 2009
THEME: United Divinians, sharing and coming home.

The DWAD Homecoming reunion of 2009 is not just all about reminiscing the good old days at DWAD, but also about giving back to an institution that has shaped most of our lives. “Tracing Our Steps to Greatness” is a whole day affair that focuses on a celebration of fun memories and sharing.


DWAD Campus
1 pm – Registration
2 pm – Thanksgiving Mass at St. Therese Parish
3 pm –  Continuing   registration
3:30 pm – Ribbon cutting & opening
4 pm – “Welcome Home Divinians” A presentation show featuring performances by students of school year 2009-2010
5 pm – Ceremonial Hand Casting of Outstanding Alumni for the “DWAD HANDS OF ALUMNI”

CSI Stadia
7 pm – Grand Alumni Reunion Dinner & DWAD
Alumni Achievement Awards Presentation
9 pm – All-night Dancing w/ the Bossings Band

  • The Great Wall of DWAD – is a 6 feet tall tarpaulin wall that will snake around the DWAD quadrangle which contains a collage of past pictures of the different batches of DWAD graduates. Each batch will have a 2 meter area allotted for them. Alumni are encouraged to have their recent pictures taken using the wall as backdrop. The Great Wall of DWAD will be open for viewing following the formal opening of the 2009 DWAD Reunion.
  • Welcome Home Divinians – An afternoon  event  within the campus where  students will  render their  production numbers to add to the joyous mood.  As part of the program  feature successful and illustrious alumni who will give a career talk to present Divinians and spell the “secrets to their successes”.
  • The DWAD Hands of the Alumni Path – Outstanding alumni (awardees) will have their hand prints preserved in cement. The handprint casts will be used for the DWAD Hands of the Alumni, a symbol of great achievement by DWAD Alumni.
  • Grand Alumni Reunion Dinner at Stadia – To cap the whole reunion, a Grand Alumni Reunion Dinner will be held at CSI Stadia. This very  affair will feature a program where alumni will acknowledge teachers, pay tribute to benefactors, and give the awards to outstanding alumni.  A new set of alumni officers will be chosen and proclaimed.
  • All-night Party – To end the memorable night, the Bossings Band will play all night for everyone to enjoy.

Great Wall of DWAD Sample

dwad alumni homecoming tshirt


13 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Vilma Masadao-Crisologo  |  August 15, 2009 at 7:21 pm

    Whoever crystalized the idea of the GREAT WALL OF DWAD and translated it to reality deserves commendation.

    I’m dying to see it.


    • 2. Belen Fernandez  |  August 23, 2009 at 1:53 pm

      Hi Ma’am,

      How are you? We really miss you! Hope you can come to our reunion.

  • 3. Arnel Gerard R. Gazmen, MD, MDM  |  August 16, 2009 at 9:21 am

    To the organizing committee, congratulations for a very good job. Batch 76 will organize itself to give you a good attendance. Inspite of our very few number here, especially in Dagupan, and majority are so busy (hehe), we’ll give you our support….

  • 4. Teresa Yao-Bagasan  |  August 27, 2009 at 7:42 am

    how time flies! im now ready to press the rewind button. count me in.

  • 5. leonard bravo  |  September 3, 2009 at 2:05 pm

    don’t we have MOTORCADE in the program of our activities?

  • 6. gezzelli  |  September 19, 2009 at 11:26 pm

    hey to all my former classmates…pls magparamdam naman kau guys!!!!!

  • 7. gezzelli  |  September 19, 2009 at 11:26 pm

    batch 1985-86 po ito…where na kau??????

  • 8. Juanchito S. kozon  |  September 23, 2009 at 7:36 am

    Hello again pano ba makakuha or makabili ng shirt pwede bang makakuha ng info? maraming salamat……

  • 9. Secretariat  |  October 6, 2009 at 1:16 am

    We will propose the motorcade tonight at the Homecoming Committee meeting.
    Will post the final details as soon as possible.
    Thank you and see you all on November 21

    The Homecoming Organizing Committee Secretariat

  • 10. Secretariat  |  October 6, 2009 at 1:19 am

    Dear Mr. Kozon,

    May we know what batch you belong to so we may coordinate the tshrt for you?

    Thank you and see you on Nov. 21

    God bless!

    The Secretariat

  • 11. ysabellecatugas  |  October 20, 2009 at 7:40 am

    hai gnd ng dwad

  • 12. Mila Meneses - class '73  |  November 10, 2009 at 6:00 am

    Kudos to all committee members for organizing this gigantic event!
    I’m really sad I couldn’t make it, but we will be waiting for the pictures! How can the US based Divinians who could not attend purchase a shirt?

  • 13. Tamayo, Ryan Jayson  |  November 16, 2009 at 4:47 am

    An event worth filing a “leave of absence”.. nyahaha!!!!


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