The CLSU College of Veterinary Science and Medicine once again proved that it is indeed a center of excellence in the field of veterinary medicine with the outstanding performance of its graduates in the August 2011 Veterinarian Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
Four of the top ten examinees who garnered the highest scores in the recently concluded licensure exam are CLSU graduates. Magna cum laude and valedictorian of CLSU Class 2011, Errol Jay Y. Balagan, ranked second, Kristine J. Esguerra, fourth, Yasser C. Cabansag, seventh and Allen M. Veloso, eighth.
"It’s overwhelming. I'm proud to be a CLSU graduate," Balagan stressed. "Maganda talaga ang foundation natin dito sa CLSU at malaking edge yun kaya namin ito nakamit," he said.
CLSU registered a passing percentage of 63.83%. Thirty out of 47 examinees from CLSU passed the exam.
The national passing rate is 36%; a total of 204 out of 566 examinees from all over the country passed the exam.
The successful examinees took their oath on August 29, 2011 at the Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Roxas Blvd., Manila.
The CLSU board passers are the following: Asuncion, Mark Bernard C., Aucena, Alfred R., Avedoza, Catherine G., Balagan, Errol Jay Y., Balbin, Michelle M., Baradi, Jerome J., Bejarin, Jorish S., Beltran, Joyce Mae C., Bulusan, Aileen L., Cabansag, Yasser C., Cabutaje, Edleweis M., Casao, Philip Francis N., Castañeda, Cecilio R., Corales, Reena Mae I., Dulay, Floyd Conrad S., Dumenden, Floretes D., Duque, Timothy C., Esguerra, Kristine J., Garcia, Rowena P., Lo, Jessica Rose C., Macaraeg, Bryan B., Mateo, Kristian Jayson L., Miguel, Ellaine Jean L., Ortega, Kristine V., Pascua, Jephunneh P., San Gabriel, Milson F., Solis, Geovanni R., Tolentino, Randolph B., Veloso, Allen M. and, Villanada, Nephtali M.