DLSU-Lipa, Bicol U alums top CPA licensure exam


Posted at Oct 19 2009 02:29 PM | Updated as of Oct 20 2009 02:21 AM

MANILA - Two accounting graduates from De La Salle University-Lipa and Bicol University in Legazpi City topped the certified public accountant (CPA) licensure examinations given by the Professional Regulation Commission Board of Accountancy this October.

Romelyn Manset Carpio of De La Salle University-Lipa and Ivan Rhett Villacampa Macabeo topped the CPA licensure exams with a score of 91.71 percent.

The PRC said a total of 2,888 out of 6,929 exam-takers passed the CPA board.

The complete top 10 list is as follows:

Rank Name School Rating

Romelyn Manset Carpio

Ivan Rhett Villacampa Macabeo

De La Salle University Lipa

Bicol University-Legazpi   



Laila Topacio Amon

Reginald Lajara Laco

Ariel Cangrehilla Nacion

De La Salle University-Dasmarinas

Mindanao State University-General Santos

University of Cebu in Lapu Lapu and Mandaue



Belvin Lopez Armenion

Joseph Albert Josol Bulao

Ma. Theresa Solano Pamintuan

University of Cebu in Lapu Lapu and Mandaue

Ateneo de Davao University

Unversity of the Philippines Diliman


Jaime Ann Dela Cruz Datol

Francis Angel Lim Reyes   

University of the East Caloocan

University of Santo Tomas   


Ryan Dulamal Nandwani   

Reyland Jethro Pen Torres

University of Saint La Salle

Notre Dame of Marbel University


Hexilon Salenga Manabat   

Kevin Bacungan Manansala

Holy Angel University

Mindanao State University-Marawi City


Kaiser Yohann Pranada Ballecer

Cris Leo Molina Vilanueva   

Bicol University-Legazpi   

University of Santo Tomas   


Mike Fortunato Padilla

Alissa Star Emperado Reyes

Gibson Tengco Tan   

University of Santo Tomas   

University of Santo Tomas   

University of Santo Tomas   


Jerlynne Castillo dela Cruz

Maricor Patricio Fernandez

Ronalyn Castro Laxamana

University of Santo Tomas   

University of San Carlos

Holy Angel University


Roel Samson Boiser

Paul Robert Vera Morata   

Baliuag University (Baliuag Colleges)

Ateneo de Naga   


The PRC said registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card and Certificate of Registration will start on Monday, October 26, but not later than November 13, 2009.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:

1. Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
2. Current Community Tax Certificate (cedula)
3. 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete nametag)
4. 2 pieces 1"x1" picture (colored with white background and complete nametag)
5. 2 sets of metered documentary stamps
6. 1 short brown envelope with name and profession.

Registrants will pay the initial registration fee of P600 and annual registration fee of P450 for 2009-2012. Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the roster of registered professionals.

The oathtaking ceremony of the successful examinees will be held on November 18, 2009, 1 p.m. at the plenary hall of the Philippine International Convention Center, Roxas Boulevard, Manila.

Registration for membership with the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants Inc. will start on Monday, October 26, 2009.

Click here to see the list of those who passed the CPA board