/ 20 February 2022

A GRADUATE from the University of the Philippines Diliman topped the Master Plumber Licensure Examination given this month by the Professional Regulation Commission.

Lance Nathan Yap Lim led the successful examinees with a rating of 84.90 percent.

Francis Louie Cielo Como came in second with 84.80 percent, followed by Mark Vincent Cruz Layug of Batangas State University-Alangilan with 84.20.

Clarice Ann Cheng Almonte of Mapua University placed fourth with 83.90 and Emmanuel Zarraga Del Rosario of Bataan Peninsula State University-Main Campus ranked fifth with 83.60.

They were followed by Jeremiah Algem Burac Mendez of Camarines Norte State College-Daet (83.10); Jomari Peña Macalinao from Cebu Institute of Technology-University (83); and Willi Gaile Oro Taberna of Mindanao State University-General Santos (82.90).

Completing the top 10 list are Ericcson Bautista Uy from University of Santo Tomas (82.80); Jahashael Lumibao Reyes of Central Luzon State University (82.80); and Kervin Aquino Melchor from Tarlac State University (82.70).

The PRC said 1,307 out of 2,205 examinees passed the test held in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena and Tacloban.

The top performing schools with 10 or more examinees with at least 80 percent passing percentage are the Bulacan State University (100); and Camarines Norte State College-Daet (100).