St. John’s Institute was crowned the overall champion during the
One for John Sports Fest held last January 8-10, 2016 at the Don Bosco
Technical Institute, Victorias.
The Salesian Community hosted this event as part of “One
Negros Encounter,” their response to the establishment of the NIR,
celebrating of the unifi cation of Negros Island as one region.
Th ree Salesian schools from Negros, namely, the host school,
the Don Bosco Technical Institute, Victorias City, St. Louis School-Don Bosco, Dumaguete City and St. John’s Institute, Bacolod City participated in the event.
The event started with a caravan around Victorias City,
followed by the Holy Mass and the opening ceremony.
A representative from each school assisted in the lighting of the
torch and each schools’ participants sang their respective Alma Mater
songs, and also pledged an oath of sportsmanship.
The sports included in this event were basketball, volleyball, football, badminton, taekwondo and chess.