A third of UPLB passers made it to the list of topnotchers in the April 2017 Agriculturist Licensure Examination. Of 29 who took the exam, 28 passed, out of whom 10 ranked in the elite list.
UPLB’s new agriculturists are led by Allan Taniegra Si at third place (85.33%). Sharing the fifth spot in the top ten are Ana Mikaela Buendia Maravilla, Gladys Saculles Morado, and Jecel Alon Saguindan, Jr. (85.00%). Meanwhile, Elson Ian Nyl Ebreo Galang (84.83%) and Gene Teri Gevila Casas (84.50%) secured the sixth and seventh places, respectively.
Nel Oliver Bautista Mateo landed at eighth place (84.33%), while Jomari Badillo Delos Reyes clinched the ninth spot (84.17%). Kohlin Mabborang Lallabban and Ken Guiller Artieda Vicente completed the list at tenth place (84.00%).
The national passing rate is 31.55% or 927 passers out of 2,938 examinees nationwide. (Mark Jayson E. Gloria, with reports from www.prc.gov.ph)