The results of the April 5, 2009 Licensure Examination for Teachers were released last April 30, 2009. The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that out of the 26, 812 examinees of the Licensure Examination of Teachers (LET), 7470 or 27.86 percent passed for the elementary level and 5,914 or 24.67 percent for the high school level.
University of Pangasinan - Phinma Education Network produced a second (2nd) Placer in the said licensure exam in the person of Catherine Joy Batrina Catalan with a rating of 89.8%. Lorivi Robles Huyaban of UP Diliman topped the elementary teachers' exam with a 90% rating. Dena Sasing Culaba (89.4%); Aileen Reyes Macapagal (88.8%); Hershey Gambon Calma (88.4%), all from UP Diliman were third, fourth and fifth placers respectively.
In the Secondary Level, Benedict Enriquez Barayuga, a graduate of Central Luzon State University, and Gerard Vincent Tanchanco Mendoza, topped the exams with identical scores of 91.6%. Rochelle Madjus Razo of UP Diliman placed second with 90.6% rating, while Albert Angeles Basa of the Philippine Women's University came in third with 90% rating. Swaggert Calado Tacio of St. Louis University placed fourth with 89.6%. Arlano Revilla Aquino of UP Baguio City and Jean Marzo Ginez of UP Diliman were tied at fifth with ratings of 89.2%.
Congratulations to my kumpare Dean Nigel Cabison for his department's achievement!