A total of 24 graduates of Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (BSChE) from the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) School of Technology (SOTECH) passed the May 2022 Chemical Engineer Licensure Examination (ChELE).
UPV ranked four on the overall top-performing schools for ChELE 2022 with a passing rate of 82.76 percent.
The national passing rate was 56.69 percent.
The successful passers were Noreen Beth M. Alberto, Rosielle T. Alcarde, Seannekate V. Amilbahar, Dianne Kaye S. Andrade, Monica G. Arreglo, Hannah Rose P. Azucena, Harold Art F. Babida, Beatriz Faye E. Bautista, Khryzel Khyle C. Busayong, Ruby Anne S. Buñao, Ivan Byrnn T. Demecillo, John Paul U. Fornillos, Mae Chelle B. Gallano, Xavier Kate M. Galvan, Janine Kate B. Jerusalem, Mary Grace B. Miravalles, Eli John V. Novela, Elaine Rose C. Ocampo, Fritz Z. Ortigas, Daryl Jan A. Padilla, Schlegel Irvine V. Padua, James Darryl E. Peñas, Shaira Mae D. Valero, and Kyle Denev V. Villaflor.
SOTECH Dean, Dr. Ramer Bautista, proudly congratulated the alumni for their triumph in a social media post on Wednesday, May 25.
Dr. Bautista was also hopeful that the recent achievements by the board passers will boost the enrolment this coming academic year (AY) 2022-2023.
“To our students who did not make it this time, we are still proud of you. We will be cheering for you in the next licensure exam,” UPV-SOTECH posted on their Facebook account on the same date.
Aside from this, the dean also announced that the MS Food Science degree is now included in the priority list under the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program (ASTHRDP) starting AY 2022-2023. (Luisa Cabato)