THE University of Santo Tomas maintains its good performance in the licensure examinations as shown by the result of the 2012 Medical Technologists Licensure Examination and Guidance Counselor Licensure Examination, as released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
UST garnered the second spot in the Medical Technologist Licensure Exam this September 2012, with an overall passing rate of 95.36%. Five Thomasians dominated the top 10.
Leigh Di Avril Pua Agdeppa placed second with a percentage of 91.00, trailing behind Velez College’s Po by 70%. Other Thomasians in the top 10 were: Kevin De Leon Santana (seventh place), Marissa Kathrina Duque Santos (eighth place), Albert Yu Chua (ninth place), and Ana Eryka Elaine Adriano Peralta (tenth place).
Among the 1, 865 who took the exams nationwide, only 1,521 passed. The results were released three working days after the last day of examinations.
Meanwhile, four Thomasians topped the 2012 Guidance Counselor Licensure Examination released last September 4.
Nerriza Valdellon got an average of 85.30 percent and ranked third place; Aileen Grace Ong scored 85.20 percent and got the fourth place; Katrina Granada placed sixth with 84.25 percent; while Lorraine Lim earned the seventh with 83.95 percent. With 11 recently proclaimed guidance counselors out of 12 examinees, the University of Santo Tomas earned an impressive passing rate of 91.67 percent.
Only 185 passed out of 336 who took the said exam.
By Romina Marie P. Cabrera and Marleen Y. Peroz