Don Bosco Technical College–Cebu

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Don Bosco Technical College–Cebu
Former names
Don Bosco Technology Center
MottoArdua Non Timeo
Motto in English
Fear No Hardships
TypePrivate School
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic (Salesian)
Academic affiliation
PresidentRev. Fr. Honesto "Nioret" G. Geronimo, Jr., S.D.B[1]
Academic staff
Location, ,
CampusPleasant Homes Subd., Brgy. Punta Princesa, Cebu City, Philippines
ColorsBlue, Green, Red and Yellow
Sporting affiliations
SportsFootball Basketball
Volleyball Badminton
Lawn Tennis Table Tennis
MascotGrey Wolves

Don Bosco Technical College–Cebu is a private school in Cebu City managed by the Salesians of the South Province (FIS) of the Philippines. It is an all-boys school except for the Senior High School, TVED and College Departments.

The school conducts class masses every week and some Institutional Masses on an important day in the Liturgical Calendar, such as:

  • Beginning of Classes - Anytime on the month of the Opening of Classes
  • Assumption of Mary - August 15
  • Nativity of Mary - September 8
  • Intramurals Opening - Anytime on the month of Intramurals
  • Rosary Rally - October 31 or anytime on the last week of October
  • Mass for the Dead - Anytime on November
  • Immaculate Conception of Mary - December 8
  • Novena Days of St. John Bosco - January 21–30
  • St. John Bosco - January 31
  • Our Lady of Lourdes - February 11
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Saint Joseph - March 19
  • St. Pedro Calungsod - April 2

The current Vice President of the Pastoral Animation of the school is Rev. Fr. John Vernil Q. Lopez, S.D.B.[2]


Recently, DBTC bagged Gold both in the High school and Elementary sections in the Palarong Pambansa. Simon Del Campo received the MVP award during the tournament while Cyril Calo received the Best Goalkeeper award.[3] The school's passion for sports is very high. Intramural Games in the school lasts until the end of the school year.


The school has following priests and brothers and their corresponding ranks:[4]

Name Position Department
Rev. Fr. Honesto G. Geronimo, Jr. S.D.B. Rector
Whole School
Rev. Fr. John Vernil Q. Lopez, S.D.B. Vice President
Pastoral Animation
College and TVED Catechist
Pastoral Animation
Rev. Fr. Alan Ross P. Banogon, S.D.B Vice President
Rev. Fr. Noel C. Sebetero, S.D.B Vice President
Education and Training
Education and Training
College Dean
Rev. Fr. Jerome Mario C. Dublois, S.D.B BED Principal
Student Affairs and Services(SASO) Officer
Basic Education Department
Rev. Fr. Vince Michael K. Sabal, S.D.B[5] BED Catechist
DBYC Director
Pastoral Animation
Rev. Fr. Brian Butanas, S.D.B Training Director DBTC Balamban Training
Rev. Fr. Leonard MacManus, S.D.B Confessor Pastoral Animation
Rev. Fr. Felix Furlan, S.D.B. Savio Clinic Resident
Pastoral Animation
Bro. John Mark Paez, S.D.B BED Chapel In-Charge Pastoral Animation
Bro. Gerondio Trujello, S.D.B. Gr. 12 Adviser and Choir In-Charge Education and Training
Pastoral Animation

PAASCU Affiliation[edit]

It is part of the school's strategies to have a strong push for a PAASCU accreditation. The school was visited by PAASCU accreditors in which the school received Candidate Status in 2015. On 15–16 January 2018, the school was again visited by the accreditors. Results of the PAASCU Formal Visit are not yet announced by the Association.[6]


Name Position Subject Area Department
Reina Marie Nacua Teacher Filipino Elementary
Jenelyn Rullan Teacher Science Elementary
Recyl Bagalihog Teacher English Elementary
Edna Balbuena Teacher Social Studies Elementary
Eleuterio Abainza Assistant Principal JHS
Maria Theresa Pepino Teacher Filipino Elementary
Erica Joy Menoria Pastoral Animations Secretary Elementary, JHS, SHS
Marie Louise Bacus Teacher Filipino JHS
Guen Dominique Arquilita Teacher MAPEH Elementary
Ricardo Cañarias Coordinator Mathematics JHS
Wende Franz Melecio Coordinator Filipino JHS
Anna Mae Erana Teacher MAPEH JHS
Glenn Marie Joy Rivas Teacher Filipino Elementary
Marites Bacolod Teacher Mathematics Elementary
Oscar Paez Coordinator Work Education Elementary

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