NOHS’ GPTA General Assembly, Induction of Officers Held
Negros Occidental High School (NOHS), one of the pioneers and leaders in public secondary schools in Negros Occidental with more than 7,000 students, held its General Parents Teachers Association (GPTA) Assembly and Induction of Officers for 2017-2018 at the NOHS Quadrangle Saturday.
BACOLOD CITY Vice-Mayor El Cid M. Familiaran administers the oath of office of newly elected officers and Board of Directors of General Parents Teachers Association of Negros Occidental High School 2017-2018 headed by President Jerry P. Alonzo, Vice-President Jose De los Reyes Marañon, Secretary Simple Joy M. Peacita, Treasurer Chona W. Toral, Auditor Andrelu Nava, Board of Directors (Parents) Jose I. Ong, Patricio Lim, Edgar G. Velasco, Annabelle T. Oyco, Archie Pilarta, Jocelyn P. Toreses (Teachers) Cecil J. Ching, Roanne R. De Los Reyes, Haydee M. Lamela and Mary Grace G. Singson.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)
The Assembly was led by its President F/CInsp. Publio D. Ploteña who welcomed the crowd, followed by the message of Principal Mario S. Amaca who lauded the support of the GPTA for all their endeavors and projects for the development and progress of NOHS. He likewise thanked the presence of thousands of parents for participating in the activities of the school especially the annual event. He also challenged the incoming GPTA officials and gave them words of advice.
Vice-Mayor El Cid M. Familiaran, guest of honor and inducting officer, in his inspirational message said that CHED, students, teachers and parents mean “success”. “It is through their support and cooperation that will lead the children to become productive citizens of our nation. The knowledge, skills, talents and abilities they learned, earned and developed in schools, guided by the spirit and principles of moral, social and spiritual values are their passport to become professionals someday.”
Inducted into office were NOHS GPTA 2017-2018: President Jerry P. Alonzo, Vice-President Jose De Los Reyes Marañon, Secretary Simple Joy Peacita, Treasurer Chona W. Toral, Auditor Andrelu Nava; Board of Directors (Parents) Jose Ong, Patricio Lim, Edgar Velasco, Annabelle Oyco, Archie Pilarta, Jocelyn Toreses (Teachers) Cecil Ching, Roanne De Los Reyes, Haydee Lamela, Mary Grace Singson.
Principal Mario S. Amaca and Vice-Mayor El Cid Familiaran gave a plaque of appreciation to outgoing NOHS GPTA officials 2016-2017: President FCInsp. Publio D. Ploteña, Vice-President Teofilo N. Agravante, Secretary Barbara Jane A. Tenerife, Treasurer Ritchell S. Villanueva, Auditor Atty. Joel P. Cabalatungan, Board of Directors (Parents) Jerry Alonzo, Rey Altura, Arthur Alvañez, Madee Celis, Jocelyn Q. Mateos, Ernesto S. Pineda, (Teachers) Jerlu Vincent G. Santillana, Earl Q. Pabiona, Ma. Albina A. Serra and Miguel Magbanua.
Business Meeting followed and Reading of the Minutes of the Previous General Assembly, President’s Report, Treasurer’s Report, Presentation of Financial Report in Academic Excellence, Supreme Student Government, STEP, Ang Aninag, The Reflector, Inter-Class Meet/Sports and Medical/Dental, which were unanimously approved.
Incoming President Jerry P. Alonzo delivered the closing remarks.*(JDReyes)