A GRADUATE of the University of the Philippines (UP)-Los Baños topped the Chemist Licensure Examination, while four others from the same school made it to the top 10, said the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Wednesday, October 18.
Gio Ferson Maliksi Bautista of UP-Los Baños got a rating of 93 percent, topping the list of successful examinees. The four other graduates who made to the top 10 were John Noel Ratilla Maape (2nd place, 91.25 percent), King Bryan Capiral Gabog (5th, 88 percent), Anabel Balderama Abulencia (6th, 87.75 percent), and Peter James Quimbo Dequiña (9th, 86.75 percent).
Other top 10 passers include: Christian Carino of UP-Diliman (3rd, 90.25 percent); Mikael John Angkiko Baltazar of Ateneo de Manila University-Quezon City, John Dahrell Jamisola Vilela of Polytechnic University of the Philippines Main-Sta. Mesa, and Kristine Larissa Bernardo Yu of UP-Diliman (4th, 88.25 percent); Charles David Cabale Cabigon of Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology and Mark John Pidoy Mandigma of University of Santo Tomas (5th, 88 percent); Carl Darmen Yumol Menese of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (6th, 87.75 percent); Richmond Gawat Japson of MSU-Marawi (7th, 87.50 percent); Daisylyn Senna Young Tan of De La Salle University-Manila (8th, 87 percent); El Czar Lim Galleposo of UP-Diliman (9th, 86.75 percent); and Crizaldo Natividad Mempin Jr. of Polytechnic University of the Philippines Main-Sta. Mesa (10th, 86.50 percent).
The PRC said that 526 out of 1,195 examinees passed the exam.
Those who failed to pass but had obtained a rating of at least 70 percent in any two subjects can register as chemical technician.
Below is the complete list of passers.
The date and venue for the oathtaking ceremony of the new successful examinees in the said examination will be announced later, said the PRC. (SunStar Philippines)