By Helen Castaño | 08:01 PM September 16, 2023
The Carmen Municipal College (CMC) in Carmen town in Bohol formally opened on Saturday, Sept. 16, for the school year 2023-2024, with an initial enrollment of 350 students.
The local government of Carmen under the leadership of Mayor Che Toribio-Delos Reyes, Vice Mayor Romeo Bigay, town councilors and municipal administrator lawyer Eliezer Cagol were in attendance during the blessing and ceremonial ribbon-cutting in the two-story building.
Vice Gov. Victor Balite, Board Member Nathaniel Binlod and 3rd district Rep. Alexie Besas-Tutor graced the occasion.
The board of directors and CMC President Dr. Federico Ticong, teachers and barangay officials also attended the event.
Mayor Che said the new college school will cater students from Carmen and neighboring towns.
The new school will give the youth the opportunity to study for free with the initial offering of Information Systems (BSIS), Bachelor of Science in Criminology (BS Crim) and BS in Management Accounting (BSMA).
“This was a dream come true,” Mayor Che said. ” This is the stepping stone of their good life and future.”
The school will formally open on Monday, Sept. 18.