Engrs. Gerald Decio Ompod and Donna Velardo Pagliawan topped the November 2019 Agriculture and Biosystems Engineer Licensure Exam placing 3rd and 7th, respectively.

Ompod and Pagliawan topped the board exam out of 1,886 takers, where only 711 passed.

This year, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced 25 new engineers from the university. VSU registered an institutional passing rate of 73.53%, higher than the national average by at least 36%.

Leading the topnotchers is Paul Agustin Dejarlo Galanida of the University of Southeastern Philippines-Tagum with a passing rate of 82.62%. On the other hand, the University of the Philippines-Los Baños is the top-performing school with a 100% passing rate.

Meanwhile, Dr. Edgardo E. Tulin, VSU President was very delighted to hear the news. In his personal social media account, the VSU President congratulated the topnotchers and the board passers from VSU.

“This is a testament to the quality of education we offer in VSU. I’m hoping that our current students will strive harder to continuously bring honor to our dear VSU,” Dr. Tulin said.

The following are the passers of the Agriculture and Biosystems Engineer Licensure Exam:

  • Engr. Gerald Ompod
  • Engr. Donna Pagliawan
  • Engr. John Vincent Atok
  • Engr. Randolf Joshua Cielos
  • Engr. Anthony Contridas
  • Engr. Dante Dagandanan
  • Engr. Kim Greenith Enales
  • Engr. Rod Luis Gonzaga
  • Engr. Cheene Clea Gumalo
  • Engr. Fatima Gumamac
  • Engr. Bill Chester Lelis
  • Engr. Romel Linao
  • Engr. Ariel Mangaporo
  • Engr. Crisilda Mazo
  • Engr. Jester Navarquez
  • Engr. Jessaville Palacio
  • Engr. Geliane Promentera
  • Engr. Ivy Rebuyas
  • Engr. Alvie Roluna
  • Engr. Austine Ruadiel
  • Engr. Jandel Rubillos
  • Engr. Liza Cris Salvacion
  • Engr. Marjorie Timbal
  • Engr. Ana Marie Ultado
  • Engr. Lezanro Montañez

Congratulations, Viscans!