By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW
BAGUIO CITY – Seven students from three schools in Baguio and La Trinidad, Benguet are among the 10 topnotchers of the recently released nursing board examination.
The topnotchers graduated from the University of the Cordilleras, Easter College and Benguet State University with one each, and the Saint Louis University with four topnotchers.
The topnotchers are Vanessa Joy Palacio Gasat of the University of the Cordilleras who placed 5th, rated 84.80 percent; Maryelle Go Casupanan, Saint Louis University placed 7th rated 84.40 percent; Rumell Nino Gaoaen of Easter College placed 8th, rating 84.20 percent; Hazel Monique Raquedan Sayson of SLU placed 9th, rating 84.00 percent; Ma Charmaine Cebu Fallorina and Gerald Tangonan Pagaling, both of SLU and Trixia Marix Clemente Garcia of the Benguet State University placed 10th with the same ratings of 83.80 percent.
Gaoaen of Easter College, aside from placing 8th, also placed 10th in the recently released Civil Service Commission’s professional exam.
In the overall performance, Saint Louis University, Benguet State University and Easter College remained the top three schools in the region.
The Cordillera schools with their performance are as follow: Saint Louis University with the passing rate of 98.94 percent, Benguet State University with the passing rate of 98.84 percent, Easter College with 65.77 percent, Cordillera Career Development College with 53.95 percent, University of the Cordilleras with 48.08 percent, University of Baguio with 37.76 percent, Ifugao State University with 33.33 percent, Mountain Province State Polytechnic College with 31.25 percent, STI College Baguio with 30.37 percent, Divine World College of Bangued 26.87 percent, Baguio Central University with 26.76 percent, Pines City College with 21.35 percent, National University Baguio with 19.57 percent, Saint Tonis College Tabuk City with 13.33 percent, and Ama Computer College Baguio City with 0 percent.
The lists of those who passed included first timers and repeaters according to documents released by the PRC. # nordis.net