UST graduate tops October 2019 CPA licensure exam
MANILA, Philippines – A University of Santo Tomas (UST) graduate topped the October 2019 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure examination, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has announced.
Of the 2,075 passers, UST’s Justine Louie Baustista Santiago emerged as the topnotcher with a rating of 90.33%
University of San Carlos’ (USC) Marlou Borbon Alinsonorin placed second with a rating of 89.67% while Christian Lawrence Cruz Go of De La Salle University-Manila (DLSU-Manila) placed third with a rating of 89.50% .
Others board passers in the Top 10 are:
-Kirk Morales Saromines of USC (89.30%)
-Ronald Allan Alvarez Macasero of University of Caloocan City (89.17% )
-Mark Caesar Brozas Rosales of University of Eastern Philippines-Catarman: (89.17% )
-Marc Angelo Galvez Santos of UST (89.17%)
-Raphael Don Almazan Tantan of University of the Philippines-Diliman (89.17%)
-Bill Julius Lagman Ocampo of UST (89.00% )
-Marian Princess Apante Sacriz of Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Main Sta. Mesa (87.83%)
-Carlos Benedict Fajardo Echevarria of DLSU-Manila (87.67%)
-Samantha Mae Colon Mendoza of USC (87.67%)
-Alyssa Nicole Dela Cruz Rosario of UST (87.50% )
-Khristeen Eve Austria Debolgado of University of the Philippines -Visayas-Iloilo City (87.33%)
-Lovel Alegre Dulay of UST (87.33% )
-Jhudge Perez Salaya of UST (87.33% )
-Victorina Leonila Mae Palo Santos of Holy Angel University (87.33%)
PRC said only 2,705 out of 14,492 or 14.32% passed the CPA licensure examination.
The date and venue of the oath-taking ceremonies will be announced a few weeks after the release of the board exam results, PRC said. /gsg
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