takers mark high performance
has been an exciting summer for La Salle’s board takers. Graduates
of accounting, chemical engineering (ChE), civil engineering
(CE), electronics and communication engineering (ECE), and
mechanical engineering (ME) hurdled and topped the 2001 licensure
University’s passing percentage is impressive, higher than
the national passing percentage. This is the third consecutive
time that the University’s mechanical engineering graduates
registered a 100 percent passing rate, making it the top school
in the 25-59 percent examinees category, followed by ECE graduates
with 95 percent, CE graduates with 93 percent, ChE graduates
with 93.33 percent, and accounting graduates with 75 percent.
also took the top places, besting students from other universities
and colleges. Leading the pack of new mechanical engineers
are John Thomson Ong (1st), Kriznell Ching Sai (4th), Darwin
Cena (6th), Jason Cruz (9th), and Patrick Anthony Sy (10th).
Those who made it to the top 20 of the ECE board exams are
Richmond Sy (1st), Bryan Lee (4th), Nowen Brian Fernandez
(6th), Alvin Young (10th), and Catherin Reas (12th). On the
other hand, Reymel Barrientos (2nd), Percival Hernandez (5th),
Warren Tagapulot (15th), and Joji Go (16th) grabbed CE’s top
20. CHE graduates Gilbert Ong (1st), Melissa Valdez (2nd),
and Sharon David (4th) also recorded a good performance. The
outstanding performance of this year’s Lasallian engineering
graduates affirms the strong engineering programs of the University.
Recently, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) named
DLSU-Manila as a Center of Excellence in the fields of Mechanical
Engineering and Electronics and Communications Engineering.
University’s accounting graduates likewise showed dominance
in the field, almost sweeping the top 20 places. Thirteen
garnered the following ranks: Jonathan Quianzon (2nd); Josephine
Syjuco (3rd); Joseph Chio (4th); Sandra Caroline del Rosario
(6th); Melissa Angela Velarde (7th); Jorge Chiong (9th); Merlyn
Reselva (11th); Eleanor Tabirao (13th); Kristine Sheila Manalo
(15th); Byron Gene Chua (16th); Deonah Marco (17th); Kathryn
Ong (19th); and Alihassan Lucman, Jr. (20th).