SMU tops Psychometrician boards in region; Marian places 9th in nat’l level
Saint Mary’s University (SMU) is named as the top performing psychometrician school in Cagayan Valley with an institutional passing rate of 85.71-percent registering 18 new Marian Psychometricians, results released by the Professional Regulation Commission showed.
On top of that, Marian alumna Edralyn Joy Gandeza, RPm, landed Top 9 at the national level with a passing rate of 87.40-percent.
In an interview, Gandeza revealed that she dreamed to be a topnotcher but did not expect that it will come true.
“Di ko naman talaga inisip mag-top noong una kasi ‘yong pumasa at magkalisensya, okay na ‘yon. Actually, nag-enroll ako ng review center para pumasa, but then mai-inspire ka talaga to dream for more, kaya pinangarap ko rin maging topnotcher kung kakayanin,” Gandeza said.
Along with Gandeza, the 17 new Psychometricians are as follows:
- April Jade Banawol, RPm
- Radzenie Belingon, RPm
- Czaeryna Dianne Bulatao, RPm
- Keith Bergen Casiraya, RPm
- Mary Elaine Corpuz, RPm
- Myria Flor Felipe, RPm
- Lely Fernandez, RPm
- Andrei Dominador Galamay, RPm
- Rikka Gano, RPm
- Melvin Gutierrez, RPm
- Clarice Hernandez, RPm
- Jasper Marinay, RPm
- Jeza Vilia Marquez, RPm
- Patricia Danica Martinez, RPm
- Kyzyl Shen Tallongan, RPm
- Jonalyn Rico Ramos, RPm
- Jenchie Cabbigat, RPm
Meanwhile, there are two Marian alumni now registered psychologists and they are as follows:
- Stephanie Eira Aduca, RPsy
- Chantal Therese Tayaban, RPsy
The August 2023 boards has 6,133 passers out of 8,370 takers or 73.27-percent national passing rate.
Report by Nikka Angela Caddawan