Aklan SU tops vet med exam
Banga, Aklan (5 October) -- The Aklan State University (ASU) Vet Med student Dr. Melanie Masangkay Pelayo ranked second in the recent Veterinarian Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).
For two years (2005-2006), the ASU-SVM was a consistent top performing school in the licensure examination. This year, although they did not made it, Dr. Pelayo brought glory to her Alma Mater by bagging the second place in the Top 10 examinees
Dr. Pelayo, the daughter of Engr. and Mrs. Delano Pelayo garnered an average of 83.75%; a mere 1.57, lower than the topnotcher Dr. Dennis V. Umali of UPLB who got 85.25.
A motorcade sponsored by the University was conducted in honor of Drs. Melanie M. Pelayo and Anabelle L. Samino together with other ASUians who passed the Licensure Examination for Agriculturists this year. The new agriculturists are:
Karol Kay T. Amacio, Rasel J. Billones, Andrew D. Bretaņa, Japhet L. Catuiran, Jayrelo C. Celab, Rio S. Dunque, Johner C. Francisco, Miss Mary Grace C. Ibit, Miss Cecile M. Maquirang, Miss Catheryn G. Morales, Miss Lorelie N. Rambunay, Mr. Ruel O. Veloso, and Mrs. Norlie M. Villa.
During the celebration of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross with the theme "Paghiliugyon ag Paspasaemat" on September 14, 2007, the testimonial program for the board passers and the closing program for the Student Convention was held. President Emeritus, Dr. Helmar E. Aguilar and University President, Dr. Benny A. Palma awarded certificates of recognition to all board passers. It was indeed a celebration of thanksgiving for the ASU community. (ASU-PME) [top]