Seven hundred forty-three basic cadets and five first class advance cadets took oath as reservists of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on April 1, 2015.
The Reserve Officer's Training Corps Unit (ROTCU) batch 2014-2015 graduation was held on the college's gymnasium with Maj. Rudante Dollar (RES) PA as the commencement speaker.
The certificates of the graduates were given to the batch corps commander, Cadet Col Jason Puasan. The activity also marked the first day of Cadet Col. Edwardo Peñaranda as the batch 2015-2016 corps commander.
Meanwhile, in his speech, Maj. Dollar encouraged the students to join the Iloilo battalion. He also mentioned the benefits and trainings when joining.
"The nation needs reservists," said Maj. Dollar.
Meanwhile, the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology (WVCST) ROTCU garnered a score of 87.96% in the recent tactical inspection held on March 9, 2015.Activities during the tactical inspection were the squad drill, platoon drill, company drill, and map reading.
This year's batch is the second to the last batch of the WVCST ROTCU because of the implementation of the K-12 education.