Mayor Belmonte, Cong Atayde invited to ERJHS rites

February 22, 2024 People's Tonight 1162 views

QUEZON City Mayor Joy Belmonte and Cong. Arjo Atayde have been invited to grace the Eulogio Rodriguez Jr. High School (ERJHS) 72nd Foundation Day and Grand Alumni Homecoming on Feb. 23-25.

Mayor Belmonte and Cong. Atayde will be joined by Department of Education (DepEd) Schools Division Superintendent Carleen Sedilla during the 5 p.m. ceremony.

The three distinguished guests will also present.the plaques of recognition to the “10 Most Outstanding ERJHS Alumni”.

They will be assisted by ERJHS Principal Gina Labor Obierna and two-time ERJHS Alumni Association president Jess Asistin.

The 10 awardees are Philippine Navy Commodore Albert Mogol of Batch 78 (military service), Monchie’s Lechon owner-manager Ramon Ferreros of Batch 73 (business), Tany Joe “TJ” Calalay of Batch 95 (public service), Sct. Roberto Castor and Castor family (scouting), Connie and Presy Lorenzo (education), Jess Asistin of Batch 76 (alumni affairs), People’s Tonight Sports Editor Ed Andaya of Batch 81 (journalism), Eric David of Batch 72 (community service), Philippine National Police Lt. Col. Emmanuel Gomez of Batch 88 (public service).and former Bureau of Fire Protection Chief Gen. Enrique Linsangan of Batch 69 (public service).

The recognition ceremony on Feb. 23 will serve as one of the highlights of the three-day festivities.

Other activities include the Alumni Retro Night featuring live peformances of the Righteous Act Band, headed by Jay Tuangco of Batch 87; the ERJHS Alumni Sports Club 3×3 basketball tournament; the Batch 76 Zumba event; and sing and dance presentation of participating batches.

The event will kick off on Feb. 23 with a Holy Mass, followed by the formal wreath-laying ceremony to be led by Mrs. Obierna, Mr Asistin and the Castor family.

There will also be a motorcade in various barangays around the school supported by barangay officials; and opening of various booths offering affordable products and services.

ERJHS students will also join the festivities with presentations by the award-winning Kalinangan Dancers under Dante Ballesteros and Chorale Group and various field demonstrations.

The event is also part of ERJHS’s preparations for its coming Diamond Anniversary celebrations on February, 2027.