University of Philippines Manila

Historic 100% Passing Rate for UP Manila in First-Ever Speech-Language Pathology Licensure Exam

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 (CAMP) passed the FIRST EVER Speech-Language Pathology Licensure Examination conducted on November 13 and 14, 2023.

Among the 59 top-notchers in the examination, an impressive 35 (59%) are 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 top 10 examinees who excelled in the First-Ever Speech-Language Pathology Licensure Examination, along with their respective rankings, are:

Top 1

Pristine Ellise T. Chua

Top 2

Gillianne Joy Sarte Cruz 

Marion Louise Gaya Virtucio

Top 3

Serena Justine Tanbauco Tan

Top 4

Mariam Lujain Jajurie Anwar Bahraq

Nina Alexis De Los Santos Benedicto

Jonathan Averilla Cruz

Top 5

Melissa Romaine Koa Cheng

Justine Maetus Baldino Medina

Jean Kaye Millan Tolentino

Top 6

Julianna Ysabel Garcia Aleta

Abiegail Ventura Bonifacio

Ana Sofia Flores David

Indiana Louise Jalimao Ramos

Maria Blanquita Mata Salvador

Top 7

Annika Jenine Dela Cruz Uy

Top 8

Sophia Ellyse Tieng Chua

Julienne Isabelle Cabildo Galang

Nicole Bernadette Cervantes Mercado

Lara Francesca Royong Rempillo

Hillary Kaylin Chua Sy

Paula Marie Sanvictores Tison

Top 9

Andrea Jade Aguirre Bondoc

Katrina Isabelle Estrada Desquitado

Katrina Ysabel De Leon Dimayuga

Kyla Kristiana Faelnar Lu

Tiffany Toney Ponte Magpoc

Katrina Claire Reyes Marcaida

Justine Mirabelle Lao Mayor

Nicole Angelika Tamayo Pingol

Ainah Barte Tarawi

Top 10

Ramon Angelo Patawaran Jacinto

Micah Faith Malitan Marcial

Miguel Eduardo 

Manianglung Mercado

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. Their 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. #

Charmaine A. Lingdas

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