|FTI UII with Army Strategic Reverse Command Hold Marching Pace Contest|
|Monday, 27 February 2012|
After conducting national seminar and public lecture upholding a theme “Building Nation Character through Citizenship Education” on Thursday (02/02), Faculty of Industrial Technology (FTI-UII) along with Indonesian Army Strategic Reverse Command held marching pace contest for high school (SMA, MA, SMK) in Yogyakarta and Central Java Level on Sunday (02/26). This event was officially opened by UII Vice Rector III, Ir. Bachnas, MSc.
On behalf, UII leaders, Ir. Bachnas, M.Sc highly appreciated this event. “We really appreciate FTI effort collaborating with Army Strategic Reverse Command to nurture young generations who have strong character by conducting this marching pace contest.” He stated.
According to marching pace contest committee chairman, Nasrullah Setiawan, ST, M.Sc, the contest took place at UII main campus was participated by 23 platoons and involved 24 judges of this contest including 12 personnel of 6/2 Infantry Brigade Army Strategic Reverse Command, 2 personnel of Brimob troops, 2 personnel of Purna Paskibra Indonesia (PPI), 8 personnel of Menwa UII. The participants will be judged according to the criteria specified on regulation of military marching pace (No.SKEP/611/X/1985 issued October 8th, 1985 rhythm 106 pace/minutes).
SMAN 3 Yogyakarta became the overall winner of this contest. SMAN 1 Yogyakarta named as the first winner in the male platoon category. SMAN 3 Yogyakarta was awarded as the first winner in the female platoon category. Besides, Tsuga Ahmad W from SMAN 1 Yogyakarta named as the best male platoon commander. Ayu Dini Kartika from SMAN 3 Yogyakarta was the best female platoon commander.
Located at the main KH Mas Mansur hall building, Brigade commander 6/2 Infantry Brigade Army Strategic Reverse Command Surakarta region, Letkol Inf Lukmansyah gave the Army Strategic Reverse Commander’s trophy to the overall winner. While, the Rector’s trophy was given directly by FTI Vice Dean, Wahyudi Budi Pramono, ST, M.Eng. to Tsuga Ahmad W and Ayu Dini Kartika.
“We expect this contest can nurture excellent teams who have many achievements, leadership skill as well as reflect their concern with integrity among young generations.” Letkol Inf Lukmansyah emphasized.