TWO Cebuanos, including a graduate of the University of San Carlos (USC), topped the May 2017 Chemical Engineer board exam, the Professional Regulation Commission announced on Tuesday, May 30.
Wayne Lorenz Tandingan of the USC ranked first in the exam with a rating of 85.20 percent, while Carlo Galicia of Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) placed ninth with a score of 82.10 percent.
Three graduates of Mapua Institute of Technology-Manila were also in the top 10, namely, Victor Lau Jr., who placed second with a rating of 85 percent; Joshua Allen Alcaraz, who placed third with a score of 84.60 percent; and Gregory Emmanuel Mendoza, who placed 10th with a rating of 81.60 percent.
De La Salle University-Manila also has four graduates who made it to the top 10, namely, Marc Joseph Capili, who placed fourth with a rating of 84.20; John Richard Sy, who ranked sixth with a rating of 83.30 percent; Peniel Jean Gildo, who placed seventh with a score of 83 percent; and Jerome Spencer King, who ranked eighth with a rating of 82.40.
Anthony Maputi of Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology also made it to top 10, placing fifth with a score of 84.10 percent. (Nicko Tubo/SunStar Philippines)