42ND GRADUATION RITES OF ALEGRIA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
By: MDPC Edipolo A. Mosquito, Jr.
The 42nd graduation rites of Alegria National High School, Alegria, Surigao del Norte with 311 high school graduates (male, 138 : female, 173) for school year 2009-2010 with a theme, “ Education: Changing Lives” was held on March 30, 2010 at the ANHS Quadrangle 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon attended by principal guest of honors, Dr. Fidela M. Rosas, Schools Division Superintendent of Surigao del Norte, Hon. Mayor Dominador G. Esma, Jr. and other invited guests such as Hon. Suzeth Zamora Dagcuta, SB Member-Chairperson, Committee on Education; Mr. Noel M. Janson, PTCA Federation President; Ex-Mayor Ruben O. Zamora, PTCA Federation Vice-President; and Mrs. Luniza Pongcol Garrido, ANHS Alumni Association President.
311 candidates for graduation was presented by Dr. Norma S. Zamora, School Principal II of ANHS to Dep Ed Superintendent, Dr. Fidela M. Rosas for her confirmation followed by the distribution of diplomas, awarding of medals and certificates to meritorious graduates assisted by all invited guests during the occasion.
The following graduates of batch 2009-2010 who obtained the academic excellence awards, were the following:
Class Valedictorian – KIMBERLY CLAIRE V. MOSQUITO
Class Salutatorian – RALPH JAMES V. JARON
1st Honorable Mention – JO MARIE P. JUARIO
2nd Honorable Mention – VEVERAZE L. CORTEZ
3rd Honorable Mention – SHIELA AMOR Z. PEQUERRO
4th Honorable Mention – ARWEN B. ODVINA
5th Honorable Mention – JHUNNEL N. LABASO
6th Honorable Mention – DANIEL L. DUMPA
7th Honorable Mention – ARNEL P. SAL
8th Honorable Mention – PEARL MARIE B. VALLEJOS
9th Honorable Mention – BON ANGEL U. MANTEZA
10th Honorable Mention – MAY APPLE C. POLVOROSA
During the speech of Mayor Esma to the graduates, he reminded them that a great challenge is ahead of them. He urged every graduate to pursue in acquiring college education and not just plainly be enrolled in college but be inspired to finish it to fulfill the dream and aspiration everyone is seeking for. He added and I quote, ”never to forget to seek for divine guidance; pray hard and the almighty God will lead you to success “.