TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan— Guest Speaker, Jerico Joshua Manglapus Kahulugan, Editor-in-Chief, The Northern Forum-Cagayan Valley and 2013 ALS passer addressed the passers on their next journey. “It is never too late to start and never too early to begin”, he said.
400 students of Alternative Learning System in Tuguegarao City graduated earlier today which was held at People’s Gymnasium.
As an ALS passer, Kahulugan said that during his time as ALS student, he encountered different pressures which led to anxiety. “I managed those pressures though becoming the unbecoming. I stand in front of you to tell you that there will be more point in your life where you will feel left out but I tell you, you need to brace yourselves”, he said.
Kahulugan gave emphasis on being a media personnel that it is a matter of being oriented to the programs of the government. “Let us not allow ourselves to be disoriented of the government programs and things that could help us in our journey”, he said.
Meanwhile, Atty. Jefferson Pataui Soriano, City Mayor told the graduates the accessibility to government scholarship if they wish to continue their studies. “We are here for you. The government will always help you in your desired path. We have so many programs that we could offer”, Soriano added.
There were 29 graduates of elementary level and 271 in junior level with a total of 400 ALS passers.
ALS A&E Test is a non-non formal Education. The test is designed to measure the competencies of those who have not finished either the formal elementary or secondary education. Passers of this test are given a certificate/diploma that certifies that graduates of formal education is comparable to graduates of ALS. northernforum.net