Thomasian tops September 2017 librarian exams


A THOMASIAN topped this year’s licensure examinations for librarians, while two other UST graduates landed in the top 10.

Apolonio Patron led the country’s new batch of licensed librarians with a score of 90.85 percent, results from the Professional Regulation Commission showed.

UST graduates Pauline Espiritu and Justin Joy Genton clinched the sixth and ninth spots with scores of 88.25 percent and 87.95 percent, respectively.

The University was named the second top-performing school in the librarian licensure exams, with a passing rate of 90 percent or 27 out of 30 examinees. This was slightly lower than last year’s 94.44 percent, or 51 out of 54 examinees.

State-run University of the Philippines-Diliman was named the top-performing school this year after obtaining a 100-percent passing rate.

The national passing rate for librarians dropped to 60.29 percent or 545 out of 904, from last year’s 64.74 percent or 738 out of 1,140.



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