Ninety-six (96) out of 97 examinees of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas BS Fisheries program passed the October 2017 Fisheries Technologist Licensure Examination with a passing rate of 98.97%, making UPV the only top performing school in the said board exam.
Moreover, seven (7) UPV examinees made it to the top 10. Jerwin G. Baure placed 2nd with a rating of 86.75%, Byrille Tiara M. Galon, 4th place (86.00%), Hazel Coleen G. Gaya, 5th place (85.25%), Michael Andre D. Treyes , 6th place (85.00%), Efren E. Temario, 7th place (84.75%), Paul Filip A. Depra, 8th place (84.50%), and Alvin H. Bantiquete, 9th place (84.25%).
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 479 out of 1,399 examinees passed the licensure examination. Date and venue for the oath taking ceremony of the successful examinees will be announced later.