UC-BCF home to 142 topnotchers

October 29, 2006

UC College of Accountancy (UC-COA) now joins UC's legion of topnotchers as fresh graduate Joselito Japson, who placed 9th in the October 2006 CPA Board Examinations, garners the 142nd spot in the still growing number of UC Top Performers.

The entry of Accountancy in the list now completes UC-BCF entry in the legion of topnotchers for all courses offered in UC with licensure examinations, except for newly offered nursing. Recently, Civil Engineering regained prominence with four topnotchers last May 2006.

UC-BCF was ranked with the very top Higher Education Institutions in the country with a track record of 142 graduates in the top 20 performers in licensure examinations.

College of Law Bar Topnotchers is led by Janet B. Abuel 1st place in 1998 which schocked Manila-based top law schools. But UC-BCF was already rated as one of the top ten law schools in the country producing graduates such as the late Arthur E. Galace, 3rd place in1976, Honorato Y. Aquino-8th place in 1963, Lyssa Pagano-Calde-10th place in 1995, Propero A. Olivas- 10th place in 1962 and 11 others.

College of Criminal Justice Education made UC as the number one Criminology college in the country according to PRC and CHED standards for the past 19 consecutive times. It produced 73 topnotchers with three first placers namely; Nelson S. Cortez- March 2001, Arthur B. Gubia-on Sept 1999, and Jaime Bawagan Jr. October 1993. Five were honored for second place; Allan Angelo T. Rojo May 2005, Amado Aquino III May 2006, June C. Diwag May 2006, Darwin B. Mangusan August 2004, Jayson R. Peralta September 2001 and Chester King-eo September 1997. Severino Laluan was third place in the September 1999 examinations while 64 others are on the top 20.

College of Engineering and Architecture filled up all their degree offerings with topnotchers. In Civil Engineering, the may 2006 examinations produced four topnotchers placing UC-BCF as number two nationwide in terms of schools with top 20 placers. Mark Loui Ayson Sandoval was 4th place, Melvin Reselva Omotoy was 5th, Eric Baodilla Bautista was 9th place and FrancisoZarate Bilog 11th place. Civil Engineering track record shows Maximo Sang-an, Jr. as 2nd place in 1960, Hermenegildo Manibog ranked 3rd.in 1963, Samuel Villanueva 3rd place in 1970, and Theodore Ged-ang 4th place in 1994. Five others are in the rolls of top 20.

Architecture Licensure 100 percent passing rate this January 2006 examinations. UC Architecture produced 7 in the top 20 led by Warren Flores at 3rd place in 1999, Ray Piluden 9th place in 2004 and five others. Geodetic Engineering Licensure produced Marvin Mayos as 2nd place in 1998 and another 2nd place Hubert Dati in 1995. Albert Espiritu was 4th place in 2001 and another 4th place Edgardo D. Jacildone in 1997. Six others are in the top 20 list. Sanitary Engineering Licensure produced seven top 20 led by Rene Aliba who was 2nd place in the 2003 examinations. Jacqueline Tudlong was 4th place in 1996, Rhodora Debnas 6th place in 2002 and Raul Cubangay 7th place in 1996.

College of Teacher Education produced 13 top 20 examinees since 1955. Six UC-BCF graduates garnered first place namely; Sonia M. Aplosen-Daos 1976, Edilberto Dizon 1969, Merlita C. Tabas 1968, Teresita R. Ramolete 1967, Imelda Basil-Zabala 1962 and Hilda Dongail-Tadaoan 1955.

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