LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET ─  The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) led by  Deputy Executive Director for Programs and Projects Veronica A. Dado,  unveils on Tuesday, 27 September 2016, the historical marker  Benguet State University, in La Trinidad, Benguet. The marker states:

 BENGUET STATE UNIVERSITY
 NAGSIMULA BILANG FARM SCHOOL. 1916. NANGUNA SA PAGTATAGUYOD NG MGA SEKONDARYANG EDUKASYON AT EDUKASYONG PANG-AGRIKULTURA SA MGA KATUTUBONG MAG-AARAL NG MGA LALAWIGANG SAKOP NG DATING MOUNTAIN PROVINCE (NGAYO’Y CORDILLERA ADMINISTRATIVE REGION). ISA SA MGA NANGUNA SA MGA KINAKAILANGANG REPORESTASYON SA BAGUIO AT MGA KALAPIT NA BAYAN.  NAGING MOUNTAIN STATE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE, 1969, AT  BENGUET STATE UNIVERSITY, 1986.

The marker will be officially turned over to the President of Benguet State University through Dr. Feliciano G. Calora, Jr.  BSU Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tessie M. Merestela will stand as witness during the signing of the certificate of transfer.

 

The NHCP is the national government agency mandated to promote and preserve Philippine historical heritage through research and publication, conservation and marking of historic sites and structures, and administration of national shrines and museums.

For more information, contact the Commemoration and Museum Division at NHCP tel. nos. 2547482 loc 126/523-1019.