UPCD Graduates Make a Clean Sweep in May 2006 Dental Licensure Exams

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

by Sheila May Lao Dee


An impressive victory was achieved by the May 2006 board examinees from UP College of Dentistry when, not only did 100% (18 out of 18) of them pass, but 11 out of the 18 examinees got the Top Ten highest scores.

Dr. Jett Chua led the group with the score of 81.13%, followed by former College Student Council Chairperson Dr. Laarni Mendenilla (80.89%) in second place, Dr. Abegail Bongat (80.41%) also a former council officer in third, Dr. Anna Oliva (80.29%) in fourth, Dr. Carol Lam (80.22%) in fifth, and Dr. Angela Reyes (80.16%) in sixth. Drs. Glyne Arevalo, Jr. and Mary Charlotte Ayam tied at seventh place with the grade of 80.13%. Dr. Katrina Tan was eighth (80.11%), Dr. Effie Tan was ninth (79.88%) and Dr. Paula Gran (79.77%) was tenth among those who brought this overwhelming glory to the College.

The other successful examinees for this licensure examination are Dr. Catherine Chia, Dr. Rosabelle Cruzat, Dr. Abbie Dycoco, Dr. Ma. Aileen Ong, Dr. Lorraine Sison, Dr. Pamela Sy and Dr. Arlene Veluz.