Don Bosco Technical Institute, Victorias
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Don Bosco Technical Institute
|Location||Victorias City, Negros Occidental, Philippines|
|Colors||Blue, Green, Black|
Don Bosco Technical Institute in Victorias City also known as "Don Bosco Victorias" is an all-male high school combining college-preparatory academic courses and technological education . Students select four quarter-long technology courses to take during their junior year and senior year in the high school program to continue with throughout the next two years. Students can graduate in four years with a high school diploma and a certificate indicating the technology course taken. The present rector major of the school is Rev. Fr. Norman Broderick "Brodie" T(ugado)Segovia, SDB which is a former student of that school.
Busko offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities as well as sports. The sports program includes football, basketball, soccer, baseball, table tennis, and volleyball. Extracurricular activities include art and animation clubs, campus ministry groups, debate teams, honor societies, and musical bands. Although the school may be based on catholic values.
The school is located in the Victorias City, 34 km. away from the provincial capital of Negros Occidental, Bacolod City. The school is enclosed in a 4 hectare grounds near one of the biggest sugar milling companies in the world, Victorias Milling Company (VMC).
Don Bosco Technical Institute - Victorias began in 1951, with the help of the management of Victorias Milling Company, namely the President, Don Miguel J. Ossorio, and the Salesian Society.
The school was envisioned to become a technical institution where the Salesian Fathers will head the school to produce future responsible citizens of the Philippines, be it in the Fields of Engineering, Sciences, Arts and also Future Leaders both local and national. Originally the school was intended for a technical education for the sons of the employees of Victorias Milling Company. As years passed by, the growing popularity, quality education and excellence that the institution contributed to the education sector, the school has extended its enrollment and accepted boys from different locations, both local and national.
It was named for the founder of the Salesian Society, Saint John Bosco, who was a 19th century Italian priest who established technical schools to give boys the skills they need to be craftsmen and leaders.
 Technology programs
- Computer Technology (Computer)
- Electronics (Electronics)
- Mechanical (Mechanical)
 External links
- Salesian Society of Don Bosco 
- Don Bosco Technical College 
- Don Bosco Victorias Alumni Website .com 
- Don Bosco Victorias Alumni Website .org