Oct. 8 2016, 12:50 a.m. – TWO THOMASIANS landed on the list of top 10 passers of the October 2016 chemistry licensure examinations, results from the Professional Regulation Commission showed.

UST recorded a 73.17-percent passing rate, with 30 Thomasians making the cut out of 41 examinees.

This was lower than last year’s 78.26 percent, in which 36 passed out of 46 examinees from UST.

Thomasian Kent Caesar Gervacio placed sixth with a score of 88.25 percent. He shared the spot with Lizatte Mella of the University of the Philippines-Diliman and Jonniel Sison Vince Cruz of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.

Thomasian Robert Bryan Yee, who got a score of 87.75 percent, ranked eighth, with Jerwin Jay Taping of UP-Manila.

UP Diliman was named the top-performing school after posting a 95-percent passing rate. Out of 60 examinees from UP, 57 passed.

The national passing rate dropped to 54.86 percent, with 559 passing the test out of 1,019 examinees, from last year’s 59.72 percent, in which 421 out of 706 examinees passed. M.A.C. Camacho


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