UB Cadet Tops Advanced ROTC Training

Cadet 2nd Class Junriel B. Gonzaga of the University of Bohol Reserve Officers Training Corp Unit (ROTCU) recently topped the Advanced ROTC Academic Phase Training (ARAPT) MS 41-42 conducted last July 21-August 09, 2022 by the Headquarters of the 702nd (BHL) Community Defense Center, 7RCDG, RESCOM, PA, Camp Gov. Esteban Bernido, Dao District, Tagbilaran City.

Gonzaga, a 3rd-year BS Criminology student from Tagbilaran, City, bested the other 123 trainees by garnering an average of 90.5 % out of the 100% maximum attainable points. Participating ROTC Units were from the University of Bohol, Holy Name University, Trinidad Municipal College, Mater Dei of Tubigon, Batuan College, Bohol Northern Star College of Ubay, Bohol Institute of Technology – International College Main Campus, and Jagna Campus, Bohol Island State University Campuses of Balilihan, Bilar, and Candijay.

In a fitting ceremony, Lt. Col. Rey A. August, Community Defense Center Director, handed the certificate of merit to Cadet Gonzaga at the parade ground, Bohol Community Defense Center, Camp Bernido, Dao District, this city

UBROTC Unit is under the command of Lt. Col. Eduardo D. Malig-on, Commandant and Lt. Col. Lino N. Garsuta, Assistant Commandant. Other staff include: Tactical Officers – Maj. Myrna Thea G. Hontanosas, 2nd Lt. Joel T. Salum, 2nd Lt. Eduardo L. Magnanaw; Tactical Non-Commission Officers – Msgt. Marcos Castro, Sgt. Marvin Jumawid, Sgt. Ivony Villarojo; and Administrative Non-Commission Officer – Msgt. Alan F. Dador.