SIDMA College-UNITAR Sabah 12th Annual Dinner and Appreciation Night

Student Representative Counsel (SRC), on behalf of SIDMA College (UNITAR, UNIRAZAK, CUCMS and SIDMA) students proudly celebrated another noteworthy year at SIDMA College, UNITAR International University Sabah by hosting SIDMA 12th Annual Dinner and Appreciation Night at Rafflesia Ballroom, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu on 25 November 2015.

The highlight of the event was the recognition and presentation of the prestigious SIDMA Student Awards such as Academic Excellence, Special Recognition, Sports and Recreational Activities, Most Promising Clubs and Societies; to outstanding individuals, teams, and clubs. They were recognised for their hard work, and dedication throughout the year.

During the event, Prof Dr Morni Hj Kambrie (Chairman, SIDMA Board of Director) also witnessed the Handing over of Charge by 2014-2015 SRC Committee to the newly appointed 2015-2016 Student Representatives Committee members.

It was a night to remember as hundreds of students and staff in their amazing transformations: elegant, bright attire and masks; very much in line with the theme of the celebration “The Night of Masquerade”; headed by Dr Morni walked the red carpet to the ballroom entrance; being warmly greeted,  welcomed, received and being proudly escorted to their respective tables.

As the guests were seated, SIDMA Dance Club, Prima Dansa initiated the evening performances with their special “Welcoming Dance” as well as a series of other dance performances to thrill the delighted audience

Realising the role and the importance of music throughout the evening, the organiser of the function had earlier made special arrangement for the presence of two special live band performances by SIDMA College students, namely (i) The Mixed Fusion Music Band and (ii) New Age Music Band. SIDMA Staff live band-The Kugiran was also given the opportunity to put up their special performances

The evening was also packed with colourful and glamorous performances by Dr Morni, SIDMA Idol 2014 and 2015 Winners and finalists, and a host of other entertaining activities which added to the delightfulness of the night.

Other captivating events of the night was the selection of prom king and queen (both staff and student categories) by secret judges. All guests proudly displayed their colourful attire, accessories and actions throughout the evening hoping to capture the attention of the judges.

Much to the applause of the audience, the final outcome of the secret voting were: Rechire Ryar Bin Bak and Fanika Matungkil won the Male and Female Student Category, whereas Mr. Ronny L Lampok and Ms Bibiana Buayie won the Male and Female Staff Category respectively

To add to the excitement of the evening, continuous lucky draws with attractive surprises were held throughout the evening. The highlights of the draws were an attractive Acer Tablet Hand phone and two units of Foldable Bicycle contributed by SIDMA College as grand prizes.

Dr Morni during his officiating address congratulated the Student Representative Counsel (SRC) and the Student Affairs Department (STAD) for making the event a much to look forward to by both the students and staff each year.

e too, congratulated Muhammad Zulhimi Bin Willy, Project Director, of the event and the Student Representative Counsel committee members for their ability to organise the event with style and elegance. Each detail was well thought out and exuded a touch of glamour to the audience.

Dr Morni praised and congratulated the students for their consistency in maintaining and uplifting the good name of the college and their related universities, as well as their families. He hoped that through such an award presentation and recognition ceremony will motivate and propel them forward and to strive for greater heights.

The function which was also attended by Puan Azizah Khalid Merican (CEO), Puan Azlina Ngatimin (Director, Corporate Relations and Business Development), Mr. David Tiongin (Chairman, Board of Governance), Mr. Lim Chin Tong (Registrar), Managers and Heads of Departments ended with exchanges of congratulations, cheers, photo takings and handshakes all round. It was really a perfect night to remember! Congratulations to 2015 SRC and STAD.

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