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Today marks the 21st Charter Day of Palau Community College!
In celebration, PCC hosted its annual “President’s Run & Walk” Event. This morning, runners and walkers gathered at the Palau National Track & Field to register for the run & walk. The course began at the Palau National Track & Field, circulated the President of the Republic’s Office in Meyuns, and ended at the national track & field.
Approximately two-hundred (200) runners & walkers registered for the event. The first hundred runners and two-hundred walkers received a free PCC t-shirt. In addition, all participants of the event were given a complimentary breakfast courtesy of the PCC Cafeteria.
Jerry Imano was the first male runner to complete the circuit. He timed in at 48:36 and was followed by Jan Skoudam who clocked in at 1:03:37. Medardo Rehono was the third male runner to complete the course. The first female runner was Sister Keetch (1:21:11) and the second was Sister Mika (1:21:12). Beckwin Mechol was the first child to complete the course with a time of 57:54.
The first male walker to complete the course was Chaz Sugiyama (29:57) followed by Sonny Aliposo (30:26) and Bruce Lee Soriano (30:27). Janice Ngiraswei was the first female walker with a time of 33:18. She was followed by Imee Delossantez with a time of 34:50 and Ruthel Ann Nauo who clocked in at 35:43. The top three children to complete the course were Justine Oruill (55:16), Omisara Tellei (55:50), and Cher Tellei (56:26).
Palau Community College would like to thank all the faculty, staff members, and students who participated in this year’s Charter Day celebration. The college also extends its thanks to all the members of the community who joined in the run & walk adding to the spirit of the day. Without your support, the college would not have enjoyed such an excellent celebration.
The 21st Charter Day marks the inception date of Palau Community College. Since it began, PCC has continued to help students in Palau and the Micronesian region reach their best potential by providing quality service and educational programs. Palau Community College remains Palau’s only institution of higher learning that produces students who have become assets to the community.
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