THOMASIANS have again made their mark in the recent Chemist and Medical Technologist licensure examinations.

Out of 44 examinees, 31 Thomasians passed the Chemistry board exam, equivalent to a 70-percent passing rate and higher than the 39 percent passing rate in the previous exam.

The national passing rate rose to 53.68 percent from last year’s 47.19 percent, with 292 out of 544 examinees making the cut.

Jon Philippe Go, the sole Thomasian in the top 10, placed six with a score of 87.50 percent.

Meanwhile, UST emerged as the top performing school in the Medical Technologist board exams despite a lower passing rate of 89 percent.

Alvin Rey Flores, this year’s topnotcher, tied up with Judea Marie Policarpio from the Manila Central University in Caloocan with a score of 87.50 percent.

Four other Thomasians made it to the top 10, namely Patricia Bettina Villanueva (86.80), Florence Amor Lorenzo (85.50), Glenn Wilson Ng (85.40), and Eldy Kristine Mationg (85.30), who placed fourth, seventh, eighth, and ninth, respectively.

A total of 224 Thomasians passed the exam.

UST’s passing rate went down from 94 percent in the previous board examination. Alena Pias P. Bantolo

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