SCHOOLS in Davao Region were able to produce 43 topnotchers in the October 2022 Licensure Exam for Teachers (LET) - Elementary.

The highest placement came from Genevie Serrano Sontosidad, a graduate of the University of Southeastern Philippines - Tagum City (USEP-Tagum). She placed in the Top 2 spot after garnering a rating of 94.20 percent.

In the Top 3 is Sweet Cherry Lou Torregosa Mapindan, also a graduate of USEP-Tagum. She garnered a rating of 94 percent.

Placing in the Top 4 is Zaldy Boy Corquera Nemenzo, a graduate of the University of Mindanao-Davao City (UM-Davao City), with a rating of 93.80 percent.

Top 5 is also from UM-Davao City with Kevin Jay Guyano Bucay, who earned a rating of 93.60 percent.

In the sixth spot is Maria Eliza Lyndae Villaflor Arcaba, a graduate of Compostela Valley State College - Montevista Branch (CVSC-Montevista) with a rating of 93.40 percent.

Davao Region had the most top notchers in the seventh spot with 14, each garnering a rating of 93.20 percent. These are Decelyn Candido Alcaria from UM-Davao City; Catherine Magana Bidez from John Paul II College; Marnelli Salomon Calupas from CVSC-Montevista; Mary Grace Talingting Camarquez from Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology (Now the Davao Oriental State University (Dorsu)); Kimberly Rioboca Carael from CVSC-Maragusan; Hazel Ricañ Lincopines from UM-Digos; Cherry Marie Bayore Lor from North Davao College-Tagum Foundation; Ailene Agripo Meking from UM-Davao City; Nikki Pearl Corsilles Pejano from Davao Central College; Nica Medel Salminang from UM-Davao City; Miyuki Seduco Sashihara from UM-Tagum; Lady Lee Gamba Torculas from USEP-Tagum; Jessica Rebarbas Vismanos from Laak Institute Foundation; and Ray Charlie Malnegro Vocales from St. Thomas More School of Law and Business.

Six graduates landed in the Top 8 spot after garnering a rating of 93 percent — Lakambini Lecera Cuenca from UM-Tagum; Jomil Estandarte dela Cruz from Holy Cross of Davao College; Junisa Dealca Enriquez; Marielle Cana Sarte from Laak Institute Foundation; and Bryan Mahilum and Christian Dumas Taghoy from USEP-Tagum.

In the Top 9 spot, with a rating of 92.80 percent, are Jullen Panta Aludo from CVSC-Montevista; Czarina Ira Fontillas Aguilos from St. Mary's College Baganga; Rose Ann Fajanoy Casono from UM-Davao City; Venus Astudillo Llabado from the University of Immaculate Conception; Sarah Lyn Relox Mandapiton from Davao Winchester College; Noeme Taganait Pamatian from USEP-Tagum; Erlinda Palen Polinar from CVSC-Montevista; Jeferkeen Barcoma Tero from the Legacy College of Compostela; and Flora Mae Mula Tormis from CVSC-Maragusan.

Lastly, those who placed 10th, with a rating of 92.60 percent, are Kareel John Bangcong Armingol and Nova Rose Rafael Bagaipo from Dorsu; Flora May Abiquibil Briones from UM-Panabo; Celina Jane Bulaco Edpan from CVSC-Main; Mariz Servaña Goña from St. Mary's College Baganga; Jtrose Vchia Vasquez Nietes from South Philippine Adventist College; Daphne Robosa Pelostratos from USEP-Tagum; Trinie Dyan Fajanil Raagas from Mati Doctors College; and Lorriene Jelle Recoperto Sagayle from Gabriel Taborin College of Davao Foundation.

The Professional Regulation Commission announced that 49,783 out of 91,468 (54.43 percent) passed the elementary level of October 2022 LET. The results were released on December 16, 2022. RJL