November 2016 Bar Examinations
The bar exam was held in November 2016, but the results were released in May 2017. University of San Carlos alumnus Karen Mae Calam placed first among the 3,747 who passed the exam. She is joined by fellow USC alumni Fiona Cristy Lao, Anne Margaret Momongan, and Jefferson Gomez who placed third, seventh, and eighth, respectively.
University of Cebu in Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue alumnus Brylle Pahimutang Gilbuena topped the March 2017 Mechanical Engineering Board Exam. The BS in Mechanical Engineering graduate got an average of 88.10 percent in the exams.
March 2017 Pharmacist Licensure Examination
USC graduate Celeste Gem Mistula Hermogenes copped the tenth place on the March 2017 Pharmacist Licensure Examination. She had a score of 92.18 percent during the exam.
May 2017 Certified Public Accountant Examination
University of San Carlos (USC) graduates Vianca Pearl Inot Amores and Marianito Jesus Berdin Del Rio shared the first place in the May 2017 Certified Public Accountant exam. Both USC graduates had a rating of 92.67 percent. Another USC graduate, Jessa Comar Bermudo, placed second with a 92.50 percent rating. Fourth place went to two more USC alumni, Maaku Wamar Saito and Alyanna Kate Varga Buenavista, with a 91.83 percent rating. University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJR) also had some graduates in the top ten led by Harold Panerio Pacaña who placed sixth with 91 percent. In seventh place were Jessele Ann Gingosa Echavez and Marie Claire Rodis Cortes, who both got a 90.67 percent rating. In tenth place was another USC graduate, Cristiemay Verano Vertudazo, who had a rating of 90 percent.
June 2017 Architecture Licensure Examinations
The June 2017 Architecture Licensure Examinations saw two USC graduates in the top ten exam takers. Both Danielin Tesaluna Dico and George Alcantara Mañapao Jr. placed second with an 82.6 percent rating.
August 2017 Pharmacist Licensure Examination
The 91.10 percent rating of USC alumnus Jannylene Rose Tolentino Chua allowed her to top the August 2017 Pharmacist Licensure Examination. The Cebuana was able to outperform everyone else in the exam that was dominated by graduates of the University of Sto. Tomas and the University of the Philippines-Manila.
Despite being the only Cebuano to take the August 2017 Pharmacist Licensure Examination, Louis Joseph Gaviola Lafuente placed ninth among all examinees with a 90.10 percent rating.
September 2017 Mechanical Engineering Board Exam
While he studied at De La Salle University, Alfredo Relucio, Jr. is a true-blue Cebuano. He scored 89.4 percent in the September 2017 Mechanical Engineering Board Exam, which allowed him to cop the ninth place in the exam.
September 2017 Physician Licensure Examination
The 90.50 percent score of Vincent Edouard Anthony Gullas allowed him to bag the top spot of the September 2017 Physician Licensure Examination. It was not the first time for Gullas to top a licensure examination since he also outperformed everybody else in the 2012 Medical Technology Licensure Exam. On the other hand, Cebu Institute of Medicine graduate Mark Andrian Yano placed seventh with an 89.50 percent score.
Seven graduates of Cebu Doctor’s University were in the top ten of the September 2017 Respiratory Therapist Board Exam. They were led by Mariel Tan Capuras who placed second with her 88 percent score. Richard Rey Sevilleno followed with 87.50 percent, which was good for fourth place. Fifth place went to Krizia Kaye Cahoy with 87.25 percent. Katrina Sampole Alvor and Josephine Rose Cagoyong were in sixth and seventh place, respectively. Alvor and Cagoyong scored 87.00 percent and 86.75 percent respectively. Ninth place was shared by Jaline Jala Matalines and Eugine Agapay Laplana who both scored 86.25 percent.
November 2017 Civil Engineering Licensure Examination
With a score of 95.80 percent, USC graduate Paul Llacuna Ladesma placed sixth in the November 2017 Civil Engineering Licensure Examination. In eighth place was CIT-U alumnus Marvin Calonge Ebora with a rating of 95.45 percent.