The University emerged as the second top-performing school in the August 2017 pharmacist licensure examinations. Four Thomasians made it to the top 10.
Leading the new batch of Thomasian pharmacists is Patricia Joyce Si, who secured the fourth spot with a score of 90.92 percent.
Thomasians Madelaine Johanna Abraham placed fifth with a score of 90.82 percent, while Regine Li and Bill Que landed on the sixth and seventh spots with scores of 90.53 and 90.50 percent, respectively.
Jannylene Rose Chua of the University of San Carlos in Cebu topped this year’s pharmacy board exams with a score of 91.10 percent.
UST’s passing rate soared to 92.50 percent, or 296 out of 320 examinees, from last year’s 63.64 percent, or 14 out of 22 examinees.
Saint Louis University of Baguio City was the top-performing school after obtaining a passing rate of 97.27 percent, or 214 out of 220 examinees.
The national passing rate rose to 54.81 percent, or 2,784 out of 5,079 examinees, from last year’s 50.50 percent, or 1,406 out of 2,784 examinees.