Fisheries graduates of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, UP Visayas (UPV-CFOS) topped the October 2021 Fisheries Technologist Board Exam.
Four BS Fisheries graduates of CFOS landed in the Top 10. They were Geraldin Mae D. Olaer (3rd placer, 84.25 percent), Jeremiah I. Diaz (4th placer, 84 percent), Mary Gold R. David (7th placer, 83.25 percent), and Pearlyn T. Cambronero (8th placer, 83 percent).
UPV recorded an overall passing rate of 95.83 percent in the board exam with 23 successful examinees out of 24 takers.
Three MS Fisheries graduates of UPV-CFOS also made it to the top. They were July B. Ariñez (2nd placer), Arnel G. Nudalo (7th placer), and Honey Lyn R. Gomez (9th placer).
The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) announced that 211 out of 715 examinees or 29.55 percent passed the licensure exam given by the Board of Fisheries on October 6-7, 2021 in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.