IMC INTERNATIONAL PARTIO
second annual IMC’s International Partio was held on February 2, 2006.
The planning for the partio began over four months in advance, and
began by recruiting volunteers to act as the country managers
for the different regions.
The composition of the regions was planned to be an accurate
representation of the student mix of at the Jones
In December, the final seven regions were formed:
Throughout the winter break, all volunteers were given the tasks and reminders about the event.
In the mean time, the partio committee, led by Devina Bhojwani,
focused on other critical issues, such as entertainment and scheduling. In January,
the IMC became more active in promoting the event to get everyone excited
about the event. At the same
time, the IMC began was able to get several donors to agree to take part in
the event and provide entertainment.
February 2 was the official kick-off of the
International Partio. The partio
started at 6PM, with the following schedule:
Javanese Gamelan and Legong Kraton Dance by the Consulate of the Republic
Salsa Dance by Rice Salseros
Indian Dance by friends and students of the Jones
Lion Dance and Martial Arts by Houston Shaolin
Belly Dance by Bella Donna Dance
The final event for the evening was the
awards presentation. The awards were carefully judged by the Jones
faculty teams by looking at various criteria.
The winners of the IMC’s awards are listed below:
||Bubble Tea (Asia
||Suk Jin Lee and
||Frank Lai and
Haiping Ni (Tie)
Anna Akiwumi-Siriboe, and Nkechi Ikenga (Tie)
Management Club would like to thank our sponsors for their generosity:
Consulate of The Republic of Indonesia
Check out the links
below for more pictures from the International Partio!