EIGHT graduates from Cebu-based colleges and universities top the January 2022 Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) announced on Friday, March 11, 2022.

In the elementary level, Jekyll Bumarlong Almaden of the Cebu Normal University (CNU) landed in fourth place with a rating of 92 percent.

Lilian Cee Ogdoc Baylon of the Cebu Technological University (CTU) and Jana Belle Lim Rojas of the University of San Carlos (USC) both landed in seventh place, both having a rating 91.40 percent.

Rona Pamela Alburo Cotejo of Bogo City-based Cebu Roosevelt Memorial Colleges landed in eighth place with a rating of 91.20 percent while Christianie Kate Verame del Rosario of the Cebu Institute of Technology University (CIT-U) landed in 10th place with a rating of 90.80 percent.

In the secondary level, Inah Angelique Cala Lauron of CIT-U landed in fourth place with a rating of 92 percent. Emegdio Malinao Cejano III of CNU landed in sixth place with a rating of 91.60 percent. Sheena Castañares Suico of the University of the Philippines Cebu campus landed in seventh place with a rating of 91.40 percent while Edgardo Pedrano Soqueño Jr. of CNU landed in eighth place with a rating of 91.20 percent.

Aside from garnering three topnotchers, CNU was ranked first in this year's LET with the most number of examinees with at least 80-percent passing percentage.

CNU had a passing percentage of 88.73 percent. The yearly LET exams were held on January 30, 2022 in 29 testing centers across th country.

Out of 15,696 examinees in the elementary level, only 8,737 or 55.66 percent passed this year's LET while only 12,074 out of 22,454 examinees in the secondary level or 53.77 percent passed.