The topnotcher of the Civil Engineering Licensure Examination given in November is an Eat Bulaga scholar from the University of the Philippines Diliman.
UP College of Engineering’s Jaydee Niere Lucero earned a rating of 97.20 in the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) board exams, topping the list of the top ten successful examinees.
In his gratitude post on his Facebook account, Lucero thanked noontime variety show Eat Bulaga for making him an EBEST scholar for 9 years. The successful daily television program is known for helping needy families around the Philippines.
The new engineer also thanked people who helped him review for the exams, including those who lent him calculators, gave him review books, and coached him in online study groups.
The UP Diliman graduate topped the list of successful PRC examinees numbering 6,262 out of 13,887 who took the test on November 10 and 11, 2018.
Jaydee Niere Lucero’s school,, UP Diliman, placed 3rd in the top performing schools for the board exams which was topped by the University of the Philippines Los Banos.