On May 3, 2022, the Saint Joseph’s College of Baggao, Inc. (affiliated) ROTC Unit, in collaboration with the Cagayan State University, Carig Campus ROTC Unit, and the 201st (Cag) Community Defense Center, 2RCDG, RESCOM, PA, held the opening ceremony of the Cadet Officer Qualifying Course at the Divina Pastora Gymnasium, Saint Joseph’s College of Baggao, Inc.
The event was attended by Col. Wilfredo C. Adquilen Jr. QMS (GSC) PA acting group commander as the Keynote Speaker who emphasized the value of training, as well as every trainee’s willingness and dedication to succeed.
Meanwhile, Batallion Commander 201RRIBn LTC Rosalinda P. Callang PA (RES) gives an encouraging speech that urges more cadets to strive for excellence.
Other members of the team who were present was 2LT Ferdinand P. Butac (INF) PA, Executive officer, Major Noel M. Alipio (QMS) PA Director 201, CDC, LTC Nestor Ave PA (RES), Finance Officer 1602nd Brigade.
Also present in the event was Mr. Alberto P. Calixto Jr., MBA, MAED, SJCBI VP for Research, Publications and Externals Affairs, and Mrs. Marissa Q. Palomares, MST, MAED, SJCBI Vice President for Administration, who expressed her gratitude and thanks on behalf of the SJCBI college president, Rev. Fr. MA Gerard Ariston P. Perez for the team’s participation in the event.
The event successfully ended by the singing of Pilipinas Kong Mahal.