ADZU student bag Dia de Cesar
Extemporaneous Speech Tilt
Kurt Jesher D. Recinto, sophomore BS Accounting Technology,
bagged third place honors in the extemporaneous speaking contest to commemorate
the 30th Death Anniversary of legendary Zamboanga mayor Cesar C. Climaco.
BS Biology senior, Pjey G. Fidel who participated in the
The event took place at the City Hall Conference Room at 3pm
on November 14, 2014. It was part of several events lined up by the city
government as part of the Dia de Cesar celebration.
Life and Legacy of Cesar Cortez Climaco: Carisma (Charisma),
Coraje (Courage), Compasion (Compassion). Climaco was mayor of Zamboanga for 11
eleven years in three non-consecutive terms. He was well-loved by the
Zamboanguenos for his palpable love of the city and hi outspoken ways. He was a
nationally known as a critic of the dictator Marcos.
He was assassinated by an unknown gunman on November 14,
1984. The current mayor, Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar is his grand niece.
Eight contestants from four schools joined the event.