History is past events put into writing from one generation to another, no matter how acquainted a generation is to the past, history can and will happen again, “for history is bound to repeat itself”. This semester we tend to write history again as Christ the King College proudly inaugurates the second Badging Investiture Ceremony of batch 2014-2015 of the Criminal Justice Program as the first and most highlighted event of this semester in which the institution invest its full support and faithful trust to the future enforcers of the law.
July the 16th of 2014 marks the event of the Criminology Program of Christ the King College, as they exhibit the second Badging Investiture Ceremony of batch 2014-2015. The program commenced at 3’o’clock in the afternoon forming a Battalion for the ceremonial parade of the Police Interns and the Criminology students at Christ the King College, headed by their Battalion Commander, Program Governor Mr. Jason A. Tampog.
The ceremony constitutes the pinning of insignia for the Police Interns and awarding of decorations of service to the Criminology program officers. The battalion formation ended with a Pass in Review and the order to dismiss the battalion was given.
The equal part ceremony resumed at 5’o’clock in the afternoon for the Badging Investiture Ceremony program proper held at the Mother Ignacia Gymnasium. The formal procedure was dignified with the presence of the Law Enforcement Department Heads: in particular the Philippines National Police (PNP); PNP-Crime Laboratory; Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP); and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP).
The Representatives for each agency are: Chief of Police, P/Supt. Warlito Catapia Serna, PESE together with the Crime Laboratory Personnel; Misamis Oriental PNP Provincial Director; P/CInsp. Joseph T. Esber; Gingoog City Jail Warden, J/Sr. Insp. Shodji P. Labis; and Gingoog City Fire Marshal, Sr.Insp. Roanald Quimson of BFP.
The various Department heads acknowledged and accepted the Police Interns for their on-the-job training with their respective departments.
The School President S. Ma. Nora R. Joson, RVM, Represented by the Dean of College Ms. Grace C. Lapinig, MARE and the rest of the RVM sisters were also on their full and unconditional support together with the Dean of Student Affairs Mr. Patrick M. Dagaraga; Criminology Program Consultant Atty. Robert Lou Elango; Program Dean Mr. Johnny Rey D. Cailing, RC together with the Criminology faculty who showed their splendid supports for the students during the ceremony.
As time comes and goes by, and as this historic event fades, it will not be forgotten for it is written in the literature of history and no matter how it might seem, and it is unarguable that through this event we made another scroll to keep.