By Glazyl Y. Masculino
BACOLOD City – Two residents in Negros island were among the Top 10 passers of the October 2023 Geodetic Engineers Licensure Examination.
Jimmerry Gadeja of Barangay II, Silay City, Negros Occidental, garnered an 88.60 percent rating. He graduated from Saint Louis University in Baguio City.
Mayor Joedith Gallego lauded Gadeja for his achievement, as the latter paid a courtesy visit to him yesterday, along with his mother.
Meanwhile, Alexis Sumugat, 22, of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, placed third in the exam. He is a graduate of Negros Oriental State University, garnering an 88.80 percent rating.
Top 1 in the exam was Joshua Carl Mari Fajardo from the University of SouthEastern Philippines-Davao City, who garnered an 89.50 percent rating.
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced that 644 out of 1,377 passed the licensure examination conducted in the National Capital Region (NCR), Baguio, Butuan, Cebu, Davao, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga on October 25 to 26.