CEBU -- A graduate of the West Visayas State University-La Paz in Iloilo City topped the June 2017 Nursing Licensure Exam, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Friday, June 16.
Mary Angelie Cabañez placed first in the exam with the highest score of 86.20 percent.
Joining Cabañez in top 10 are seven other graduates of West Visayas State University-Lapaz namely Nechelyn Consular, who placed fourth with a rating of 84.80 percent, Alyssa Jude Montalban, who ranked fifth with a score of 84.60 percent, followed by Joane Christine Pedrola in the sixth place with a rating of 84.40 percent.
Both in the seventh place with a rating of 84.20 percent are Lourence Ann Garrido and Julie May Suganob, followed by Darlyne Esposo at the eighth place with a score of 84 percent, while Princess Meliton is at ninth place with a rating of 83.80 percent.
Here is the complete list of passers who garnered the 10 highest places in the exam:
Here is the complete list of passers:
The top five performing schools are Xavier University with 100 percent passing rate, followed by West Visayas State University-Lapaz with 99.21 percent, Bicol University-Legazpi with 84.47 percent, University of Pangasinan with 83.58 percent, while Ateneo de Zamboanga with 80.67 percent passing rate.
The PRC said 3,882 out of 11,176 passed the examination administered by the Board of Nursing this June 2017. (Nicko Tubo/SunStar Philippines)