Champ Laoag Gymnasts win P1M Grand Prize

LAOAG CITY (Dec. 20) – The city government of Laoag honored the ABS-CBN noontime show national grand champion Laoag City Gymnastics Team during the flag-raising ceremony held yesterday in front of the City Hall here.

Officials and employees led by Vice Mayor Eddie Domingo and ABC President Chevylle Fariñas expressed their deepest admiration to the team for bringing honor not only to their respective schools but to the entire city as well.

Laoag City Gymnastics Team was declared Champion in the Grand Finals of ABS-CBN’s noontime show “Showtime” last Dec. 19. They brought home the grand prize of P1 million.

Christian Espiritu and Thea Flores, team’s trainers, disclosed that part of the money they won will be used for the purchase of better training equipment.

A motorcade organized by the PINAKBET Group was held in the afternoon around the city.
The team, Espiritu said, was composed of students of Shamrock Elementary School and Ilocos Norte College of Arts and Trades. (edg)