A graduate of the Caraga State University in Butuan City (CSU) led the 1,482 examinees who passed the September 2017 Forester Licensure Examination, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Friday.
Victor Corbita topped the forestry board exam with a rating of 91.20 percent. Aside from him, six other CSU graduates made it to the Top 10.
In second place was Jaena Naejan Tiongco of University of the Philippines-Los Baños with a rating of 90.90 percent.
The rest of the top 10 were: Ailyn Mesias Dela Peña of Caraga State University (3rd place, 90.85 percent); Edu Casugudan, Jr. of Caraga State University (4th place, 90.40 percent); Helen Cuizon of Caraga State University (5th place, 90.20 percent); Marie Jessica Gabriel of University of the Philippines-Los Baños (6th place, 90 percent); Leizel Cortejos of Caraga State University, Marcelyn Lavilla of Caraga State University and Jane Marien Montecalvo of Central Mindanao University (7th place, 89.80 percent); Allan Patricio Tandang of University of the Philippines- Los Baños (8th place,89.70 percent); John Michael Moreno of Caraga State University (9th place,89.50 percent); and Lemuel Tolosa of University of the Philippines- Los Baños (10th place, 89.35 percent).
The examination was held in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga, and was administered by the Board for Foresters composed of Neria A. Andin, Jose A. Lorenzo and Gerardo T. Cabreros.
The date and venue for the oath-taking ceremony of the new foresters will be announced soon by the PRC. By CLC