/ 29 January 2022

A GRADUATE of the National University topped the Architecture Licensure Examination given this month by the Professional Regulation Commission.

Shaunn Remzzo Tupa Blanco led the successful examinees with a rating of 83.50 percent.

Lance Nathan Yap Lim of the University of the Philippines Diliman placed second with 83.10 percent, followed by Gellie Ann Raro Almacin of Adamson University with 82 percent.

UPD students Kathryn Alexandra Viacrusis Chu and Karissa Ana Maria Rualo Reyes ranked fourth and fifth with a rating of 81.80 and 81.70, respectively.

They were followed by Ina Lauren Chaves Gobaco of UPD (81.60); Rendell Kliatchiko Sotto of Tarlac State University (81.60); and Camille Isabel Baens Boncan of UPD (81.50).

Completing the top 10 list are Raphael Duane Romero Dizon of UPD (81.30); Carina Joy Abuan Ileto of Far Eastern University-Manila (81.30); Elrdy John Manlapaz Infante of Don Honorio Ventura Technological State University (81.20); and Bea Denisse Fernandez Santos of Pamantasan Lungsod ng Maynila (81.10).

The PRC said 1,307 out of 2,205 examinees passed the test held in Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, San Fernando, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

The top performing schools with 50 or more examinees with at least 80 percent passing percentage are the University of Santo Tomas (87.24) and Ateneo de Davao University (82.69).