Myongji University, Opening of ‘the white horse athletics competition 2016’


Humanity Campus


‘The 68th Anniversary White Horse closing ceremony’ was held in the schoolyard parking lot on the Humanity Campus in Seoul at 6 pm on August 6th. The athletic competition, which had been going on over the past month in September, came to an end today.

Starting with the speech of the host Kim Ki-young (Undergraduate student, philosophy 12), the show took place according the following schedule: the introduction of visitors, President Yoo Byeong-jin’s congratulatory speech, a cheer leading festival, an award ceremony, singers’ performances, closing speech.

On the first day, President Yoo Byeong-jin said, through the speech, “Two more colleges were built in Seoul this year, which are expected to become a developing symbol of liberal arts department”. Also, “I was touched by the performance of cheerleaders who had practiced and overcame this sweaty summer, and hope our school would provide more personnal contributing to the world, being all together with the festival.

After his speech, each cheerleading team such as ‘Bi-Cheon’ of Art-history Dept., ‘Kangkangsulae’ of History Dept., ‘Heroes’ of Law Dept. performed. All teams showed various performances as much as they have practiced.


Student vice-president Woo Ji-Min (Digital & media department) who hosted the event conveyed: “I appreciated the festival could successfully come to end since we all have been devoted our time and energy to this festival. I hope that you will keep your attentions as we will make more and more efforts on that kind of events afterward.

The fall festival ‘Fall and Myongji’ has become the festival in which everyone can enjoy and chant together in one place at fall night. We could see students’ passion and youth via a variety of cheer leading performances each team prepared.

Natural Science Campus


In attention of many, ‘The 2016 White Horse closing ceremony’ was held at 6 pm August 8th in a 60th anniversary chapel stadium. For the finale of the white horse athletic competition, Starting with the speech of the hosts from ‘Impact’ student council, the show took place according to the following schedule: The vice president’s congratulatory speech, greeting of the student council, an award ceremony, a cheer leading festival.


Vice President Lee Jong-Myung said: “I wish all students to make their future better through the competition. It is important for student not only to study hard but also to stay healthy. He also added:“I want you to give big applause to ‘Impact’, the student council.”

Industrial engineering won the first place in the ceremony this day, Go Han-Bin on behalf of industrial engineering Dept. commented “I am so excited to win the white horse competition following the engineering competition.”


After awards, the cheerleading teams of the 15 departments performed on stage, cheerleading teams showed excellent performances with many chanting from the audience. ELEC, from electronic engineering dept., topped the festival while ‘BULHWEE’ from food nutrition dept. and ‘A.O.P’ from information and communication dept. won the second and third prizes.

The festival became enjoyable for students, who are nowadays exhausted of studying. The performances included cheer leading performances and other various events including ‘a food fighter competition’ held in second half time.


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