The Cebu Institute of Technology or CIT alumnus topped the most recent Civil Engineering Licensure Examination with a 94.80 percent rating. A total of 9,482 civil engineering graduates took the exam earlier this month.
In addition to Canoy, a fellow CIT alumnus, Jerry Ricacho Marte Jr., placed fourth in the exams with a 93.75 percent rating. He tied for fourth place with Jesse Harold Hilario of the University of Santo Tomas.
The overall passing rate of CIT was at 48 percent with 84 out of 173 graduates passing the exam. The Professional Regulation Commission or PRC revealed that out of 9,482 exam-takers only 3,935 passed the exam. The exam was held in a number of cities around the Philippines, including Cebu, Tacloban, Iloilo, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Lucena, Baguio and Manila.
Canoy and Marte are the only graduates of Cebu-based universities who landed in the top ten of the recent Civil Engineering Licensure Examinations. The other top-notchers are Rayniel Joseph M. Salonga of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Main, Juncel G. Bayogo of the University of Eastern Philippines-Catarman, Jesse Harold P. Hilario of the University of Santo Tomas, Carlo C. Villacorta of Catanduanes State University-Virac, Almario V. Lim of Adamson University, John Dominic C. Tomelden of the University of Pangasinan, Mike Christian T. Alejandro of Bulacan State University-Malolos, Kevin C. Cañaveral of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines-Lopez and John Cedrick L. Chan of Baliuag University.
The University of the Philippines-Los Banos had the best record in the exam with 57 exam-takers out of 59, or 97 percent, passing the exam. The University of the Philippines-Diliman came in second with 80 out of 89, or 90 percent, passing the exam. The Technological University of the Philippines-Manila completed the top three schools with 65 out of 77, or 84 percent, passing the exam.
Congratulations to Armand Henzkel Bangolan Canoy, Cebuanos are now brimming with pride because of you.