2 Cebu grads rank 1st, 10th in chemical engineering board exam

2 Cebu grads rank 1st, 10th in chemical engineering board exam

CEBU CITY – Two graduates from the University of San Carlos (USC) here emerged as the 1st and 10th placers in the Chemical Engineer Licensure Examination this year.

Richmond Pepito bested other examinees after getting the highest rating of 86.90 percent for the licensure examination for chemical engineers.

Another alumnus of USC, Reinell Guevarra, is listed as the 10th placer after he scored 84.20 percent.

Shania Angel Montesa, a Technological Institute of the Philippines-Manila graduate got 2nd place.

Four of the topnotchers in this year’s licensure examination for the chemical engineers were from the University of the Philippines (UP)-Diliman in Quezon City.

They are Angelica Jao (3rd placer), Kobi Christian Go (6th placer), Ma. Andrea Lisa Umali (8th placer), and Sabrina Nicole Blanco (9th placer).

Two graduates from the De La Salle University-Manila – Christelle Paula Batac and John Vincent Jose – placed 4th and 7th, respectively.

UP-Los Baños graduate Nomer Mendoza landed 5th place.

In a statement on Monday, the Professional Regulations Commission said that 585 of 1,032 examinees passed the examination.

The graduates who participated in the examination were from Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, and Legazpi.

UP-Diliman, USC, UP-Los Baños, DLSU-Manila, and UP-Visayas in Iloilo City ranked respectively on having the most number of examinees reaching at least 80 percent in the passing percentage. (PNA)

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