Cebu, DLSU grads top nursing board exams


Posted at Jun 17 2016 05:02 PM | Updated as of Jun 20 2016 08:20 PM

MANILA - A graduate of a Cebu university and a graduate of De La Salle University topped the June 2016 Nursing Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing, according to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

Bernard John Ezra IV Rafols Icamen from the Cebu Normal University and Melissa Castor Malong of the De La Salle University-Health Sciences Institute share the top spot with 87.20 percent.

Three graduates also share the second place with 86.60 percent. They are Rachelle Eve Alolor Bensig of Xavier University; Joszabelle Cano Estrella of Bicol University-Legazpi; and Gianna Kalilah Tolentino Roman of the Bataan Peninsula State University-Balanga.

Paul Lexus Gomez Lorenzo of the University of the Assumption is at the third spot with 86.40 percent.

The rest of the Top 10 board passers are:

4. John Michael Morin Canita, West Visayas State University-La Paz, 86.20 percent
Jodi Marian Piamonte Dagudag, Silliman University, 86.20

5. Glenn Marie Lingbaoan Fantillo, University of Iloilo, 86.00
Ma. Minvilu Verano Marbella, Xavier University, 86.00; and
Eunice Kay Jalon Francisco Sanson, Ateneo de Zamboanga, 86.00

6. Camille Osias Cosare, University of the Visayas-Mandaue City, 85.80;
Rigelle Anne Cabal delos Santos, Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, 85.80;
Jose Paolo Larrazabal Garcia, Cebu Doctors' University, 85.80;
Miya Marcelo Gomez, Angeles University Foundation, 85.80;
Angela Mari Recio, San Beda College, 85.80; and
Anthony Wines Teves, Velez College, 85.80.

7. Terrence Michael Villamor Cuyos, Cebu Normal University (Cebu State College), 85.60;
Maeriel Salatan Gadaingan, Ateneo de Zamboanga, 85.60; and
Brittney Kindred Tek-Ing Madrigal, Velez College, 85.60

8. Mae Beann Equila Asuncion, University of Pangasinan, 85.40;
Kathereen Roman Canindo West Visayas State University-La Paz, 85.40;
Alyssa Marie Nivera Lobaton, University of Saint La Salle, 85.40;
Jodith Bygie Belacaol Mediana, West Visayas State University-La Paz, 85.40;
Arian Mae Cortez Pabon, Riverside College, 85.40;
Margie Joy Cardel Red, Bicol State University-Legazpi, 85.40;
Alyanna Marie Gamboa Tapang, Angeles University Foundation, 85.40; and
Glanzen Mae Buyser Tijing, Mountain View College, 85.40.

9. Rania Irih Askali, Ateneo de Zamboanga,85.20;
Maria Rocell Serafines Bustonera, Emilio Aguinaldo College-Dasmarinas, 85.20;
Christine Joyce Mallari Figueroa, Our Lady of Fatima University-Valenzuela, 85.20;
Zsheerahzhade Ali Gaspar, Notre Dame of Jolo College, 85.20;
Monette Jane Borja Guevarra, Bicol University-Legazpi, 85.20;
Florante San Jose Hernandez, De Ocampo Memorial College, 85.20;
Vilma Manjares Jumila, Holy Name University (for.Divine Word-TAGBILARAN), 85.20;
Jasmine Celine Sia Lazaro, Southville International School and Colleges, 85.20; and
Ma. Jarsi Rheyda Tang Tejada, West Visayas State University-La Paz, 85.20

10. Athena Marie Abella Anog, Cebu Normal University (Cebu State College), 85.00;
Pamela Aya Bokos Bernada, West Visayas State University-La Paz, 85.00;
Bryan Amiel Lapore Brey, University of Saint La Salle, 85.00
Jana Bautista Cabato, Ateneo de Zamboanga, 85.00
Diane Barneso Dolina, Far Eastern University - Nicanor Reye Medical Foundation, 85.00;
Rashida Tulawie Habbi, Notre Dame of Jolo College, 85.00;
Pamela Quiao Ligtas, University of Bohol, 85.00;
Ileana Orejudos Lim, Velez College, 85.00;
Alyssa Claire Andal Malaguit, de la Salle University-Lipa, 85.00; and
Genesis Eisma Velasco, Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, 85.00

The PRC announced on Friday that 6,183 out of the 14,184 passed the nursing licensure examination in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga this month.

The results of the examination with respect to two (2) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examination.

The members of the Board of Nursing who gave the licensure examination are Marian Grace A. Gascon, Chairman; Gloria B. Arcos, Carmelita C. Divinagracia, Carfredda P. Dumlao, Glenda S. Arquiza, Florence C. Cawaon and Cora A. Anonuevo, Members.

Pursuant to Section 16, of Republic Act No. 9173, “all successful candidates in the examination shall be required to take an oath of professional before the Board or any government official authorized to administer oaths prior to entering upon the nursing practice”.

Schedule of on-line registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be announced later. Please go to and follow instructions for initial registration. Those who will register are required to bring the following: duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag) and 2 sets of documentary stamps. Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The list of successful examinees are: