2014 Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE) Top Passers



Congrats to the new nurses!

More than 11,225 out of 29,188 who took the Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE) in May 2014 passed the boards, translating to a 38.46% passing rate.

The Nursing Board Exam was given by the Board of Nursing last month and administered in the cities of Manila, Bacolod, Baguio, Cabanatuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, Laoag, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

The Top 3 universities with the highest passing rate (perfect 100%) are:

  • West Visayas State University-La Paz (100% passing rate — 139 passers out of 139 examinees);
  • Cebu Normal University (100% — 78 of 78); and
  • Silliman University (100% — 53 of 53)

The Top 10 Passers, meanwhile, are:

1st Place:

  • Ma. Margaret Benosa Sanchez, University of Santo Tomas (UST), 86%

2nd Place:

  • Ariel Angara Bitong Jr., UST, 85.40%
  • Tiffany Jeanne Dumanil Severo, University of Nueva Caceres, 85.40%

3rd Place:

  • Dominique Rosali Gravina Cesa, UST, 85.20%
  • Charisse Jae Rongcal Faa, Adventist University of the Philippines, 85.20%
  • Bernard Vonn Kyle Rafols Icamen, Cebu Normal University (Cebu State College), 85.20%

4th Place:

  • Jeorge Aljun Gamboa Calpito, UST, 85%
  • Katrina Maria Alexandra Pasive Geronimo, UST, 85%
  • Sarah May Sia Janas, UST, 85%
  • Maria Bianca Mararac Molina, UST, 85%

5th Place: 

  • Daniel Torreja Roldan, Makati Medical Center, 84.80%

6th Place:

  • Bryan Fontillas Divino, Saint Louis University, 84.60%
  • Philip Stephen Obias Huynh, Universidad de Santa Isabel (Col De Sta Isabel), 84.60%
  • Tokio Benjamin Trinidad Negishi, Ateneo de Naga University, 84.60%
  • Erika Anne Cabildo Pañgan, University of Santo Tomas, 84.60%
  • Charles Angelo Sunga Sagad, University of the Assumption, 84.60%

7th Place:

  • Paula Andrea Delarmente Alpajora, Southern Luzon State University Lucban (SLSU – SLPC Lucban), 84.40%
  • Mark Laurence Latumbo, Caro West Visayas State University-La Paz, 84.40%
  • Ma Isabel Ignacio Ello, Colegio De San Juan De Letran Calamba, 84.40%
  • Anne Josephine Abesamis Juson, University of Santo Tomas, 84.40%
  • Rho Vince Caño Malagueño, Bicol University-Tabaco, 84.40%
  • Diana Jaye Caasi Rabut, Saint Louis University, 84.40%
  • Maria Desiree Hilario Tenefrancia, University of Santo Tomas, 84.40%
  • Charmaine Relos Timbas, Riverside College, 84.40%
  • Ephraim Militante Veluz, De La Salle University-Health Sciences Institute, 84.40%

8th Place:

  • Janine Carla Baldeo Balao, University of Santo Tomas, 84.20%
  • Bea May Giron Bautista, Chinese General Hospital Colleges, 84.20%
  • Eunice Faye Oya Joshi, Universidad De Santa Isabel (Col De Sta Isabel), 84.20%
  • Renz Patrick Lambino Ocampo, College of the Holy Spirit of Tarlac, 84.20%
  • Cesar Gerriko Daliva Sanqui, University of Santo Tomas, 84.20%
  • Allyson Gaile Nidoy Saplad, Velez College, 84.20%
  • Ella Mae Lee Tanquieng, University of Santo Tomas, 84.20%

9th Place:

  • Alvin Klien Clores Abulencia, Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation, 84.00%
  • Ralph Deyniel Uy Baliza, University of Santo Tomas, 84.00%
  • Mary Elyra Loryna Rodriguez Bilbao, University of Santo Tomas, 84.00%
  • Anna Rose Gellanga Cui, Metropolitan Medical Center of College of Arts, Science & Technology, 84.00%
  • Tiffany Elaine Rivera De Vega, University of Santo Tomas, 84.00%
  • Hazel Marie Otero Echavez, Cebu Doctors’ University, 84.00%
  • Reuben John Paler Lopez, University of Santo Tomas, 84.00%
  • Zeny Rose Orilla Manongdo, Union Christian College, 84.00%
  • Mark James Ibale Melendres, University of San Jose-Recoletos, 84.00%
  • Czar Albert Olsem Munar, Saint Louis University, 84.00%
  • Angela Loren Garcia Panlilio, Angeles University Foundation, 84.00%
  • Zhaine Marie Madrazo Samorro, Saint Paul University-Iloilo, 84.00%
  • Nymfa Fatima Bagotchay Suello, Holy Name University (Divine Word Tagbilaran), 84.00%
  • Mae Tabora Urbano, Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, 84.00%
  • Mark Melo Deogracias Vidal University Of Pangasinan 84.00%

10th Place:

  • Nathalie Joy Liao Afundar, Chinese General Hospital Colleges, 83.80%
  • Rochelle Tapia Bahia, University of Santo Tomas, 83.80%
  • Alyssa Maranan Bondad, Laguna College, 83.80%
  • Bruce Adrian Canonigo Casipit, University of Santo Tomas, 83.80%
  • Karen Torregosa Celetaria, Cebu Normal University (Cebu State College), 83.80%
  • Camille Robles Cruz, Wesleyan University-Philippines Cabanatuan City, 83.80%
  • Adele Joan Festin Gillen, University of Santo Tomas, 83.80%
  • Kim Justin Estrada Infantado, Saint Louis University, 83.80%
  • John Rey Bejerano Macindo, University of Santo Tomas, 83.80%
  • Queenie Mae Tamayo Narciso, Saint Louis University, 83.80%
  • Roxenette Gil Bernales Pangilinan, Angeles University Foundation, 83.80%
  • Claire Princess Ypil Quiñones, Cebu Normal University (Cebu State College), 83.80%
  • Isaias Franchesco Adrian Maggay Regade, University of Santo Tomas, 83.80%
  • Anna Dominique Bautista Santos, Saint Louis University, 83.80%
  • Bianca Elisse Magbitang Santos, De La Salle University-Health Sciences Institute, 83.80%
  • Hannah Monis Talban, Saint Louis University, 83.80%
  • Marc Dave Jamen Timbol, University of Santo Tomas, 83.80%

Congratulations and good luck to the 11,225 new nurses of the Philippines!

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