Mayor Bongat visits Camarines Sur National High School


Outgoing Naga City Mayor John Bongat has visited the oldest and biggest public high school in Bicol, the Camarines Sur National High School.

Bongat checked the school to see for himself that everything is well. Classes resumed last Monday, June 3.

“To Ensure That All is Well. VISIT TO CAM HI, the biggest and oldest (1902) public high school in Bicol with close to 12,000 students enrolled this school year (s/y 2019-20) in both the junior and senior high school levels, strengthened by a complement of at least 364 highly qualified and competent teachers and a support staff of around 75 non-teaching personnel,” the mayor said.

“Apart from holding such ‘biggest’ distinction, it is also one of the best high schools in Bicol. In fact, just last year, 3 of its Grade 12 students represented the country and bagged 2nd Place in the 2018 Int’l Science and Eng’g Fair (ISEF) in the US and part of their prize was 3 minor planets were named after them: Planet Eugene (Rivera), Planet Joscel Kent (Manzanero) and Planet Keith Russel (Cadores),” he added.

Bongat also said that his City Youth Mayor counterpart, Hon. Jan Carlo Escopete Bagasbas, is a Grade 12 senior high school student of Cam Hi.

“He bested hundreds of other youth applicants for that top position in a competitive exam and interview, before he was chosen to lead this year’s batch of young leaders under the City Youth Internship Program,” said the mayor.

“CONGRATULATIONS Camarines Sur National High School community under the able and dynamic leadership of Sir Sulpicio “Jojo” Alferez! Keep that flag of excellence soaring high,” he added.