November 20, 2023 — The University of the Philippines Manila is celebrating a momentous achievement as all 141 examinees from the College of Allied Medical Professions successfully passed the FIRST EVER Speech-Language Pathology Licensure Examination conducted on November 13 and 14, 2023.
This extraordinary feat not only solidifies UP Manila’s commitment to academic excellence but also places the institution among the top-performing schools with a remarkable 100% passing rate.
Among the 59 top-notchers in the examination, an impressive 35 (59%) are proud graduates of UP Manila’s BS Speech Pathology program. Standing out among these accomplished individuals is UP Manila faculty member, Ms. Pristine Ellise T. Chua, who secured the top spot, marking an unprecedented achievement in the university’s history.
The outstanding performance is a testament to the dedication and competence of both students and faculty, reflecting the UP community’s unwavering commitment to providing high-quality healthcare for Filipinos.
The top 10 examinees who excelled in the First-Ever Speech-Language Pathology Licensure Examination, along with their respective rankings, are:
Top 1 – Ms. Pristine Ellise T. Chua
Top 2 – Gillianne Joy Sarte Cruz
Top 2 – Marion Louise Gaya Virtucio
Top 3 – Serena Justine Tanbauco Tan
Top 4 – Mariam Lujain Jajurie Anwar Bahraq
Top 4 – Nina Alexis De Los Santos Benedicto
Top 4 – Jonathan Averilla Cruz
Top 5 – Melissa Romaine Koa Cheng
Top 5 – Justine Maetus Baldino Medina
Top 5 – Jean Kaye Millan Tolentino
Top 6 – Julianna Ysabel Garcia Aleta
Top 6 – Abiegail Ventura Bonifacio
Top 6 – Ana Sofia Flores David
Top 6 – Indiana Louise Jalimao Ramos
Top 6 – Maria Blanquita Mata Salvador
Top 7 – Annika Jenine Dela Cruz Uy
Top 8 – Sophia Ellyse Tieng Chua
Top 8 – Julienne Isabelle Cabildo Galang
Top 8 – Nicole Bernadette Cervantes Mercado
Top 8 – Lara Francesca Royong Rempillo
Top 8 – Hillary Kaylin Chua Sy
Top 8 – Paula Marie Sanvictores Tison
Top 9 – Andrea Jade Aguirre Bondoc
Top 9 – Katrina Isabelle Estrada Desquitado
Top 9 – Katrina Ysabel De Leon Dimayuga
Top 9 – Kyla Kristiana Faelnar Lu
Top 9 – Tiffany Toney Ponte Magpoc
Top 9 – Katrina Claire Reyes Marcaida
Top 9 – Justine Mirabelle Lao Mayor
Top 9 – Nicole Angelika Tamayo Pingol
Top 9 – Ainah Barte Tarawi
Top 10 – Ramon Angelo Patawaran Jacinto
Top 10 – Micah Faith Malitan Marcial
Top 10 – Miguel Eduardo Manianglung Mercado
Top 10 – Vicenta Maritoni Mago Rosero
The entire UP community congratulates these exemplary individuals for their outstanding achievements and wishes them continued success in their professional endeavors.