UPV SoTech scores 100% passing rate in May 2016 Chem Eng Board Exam
The UP Visayas School of Technology (SoTecH) continues to perform well in the Chemical Engineering Licensure Exam, scoring a 100% passing percentage in the recently released May 2016 result.
Despite being a young program offered only in 2007 and producing its first batch in 2012, the BS Chemical Engineering degree program has always managed to be above the national passing percentage of 64.13%. It is often the top performing school in Visayas. For example, the first batch that took the exam in October 2012 had a 90.91% passing rate while the second batch that took the exam in March 2013 had a 100% passing score.
The new Chemical Engineers are: LURENCE JOHN SAGO-AN ARGUEZ, JOELLINE ANN DUHAYLUNGSOD ATES, CHARLES VON BACABAC LAOC, ZANIEL JOHN CACERES BARLUADO, JEMIMAH DEPASUPIL BORJA, MARY ANNE MILLENDES CORTEZ, JULI FRANCISCO FERNANDO, PAUL RAY-AN ARIPIO GONZAGA, JOSEPH RYAN PANES LOZADA, MARC TROI DEO BIÑAS MANLAPIG, and MAE LANN JOY GAMUYAO TAYONA.
Sotech Dean Emeliza Lozada expressed elation over the results of the licensure exam and vows to continue the plan to improve the laboratory facilities of the School. (With sources from http://www.prc.gov.ph/uploaded/documents/CHEM0516ps_j.pdf)