Registered nurse Mark John Simondo of the University of St La Salle Bacolod topped the 2017 Bar Examinations with a passing rate of 91.05%.
The rest of the Bar topnotchers announced by the Supreme Court (SC) of the Philippines on Thursday, April 26, are as follows:
1) Simondo, Mark John H. of University of St La Salle Bacolod: 91.05%
2) Balili, Christianne Mae C. of University of San Carlos: 90.8%
3) Remoroza, Camille B. of Ateneo de Davao University: 90.7%
4) Hisoler, Ivanne D’Laureil I. of University of San Carlos: 89.55%
5) Yap, Monica Anne T. of San Beda College Manila: 89.45%
6) Gayya, Lorenzo Luigi T. of University of Sto Tomas: 89.1%
7) Servacio, Rheland S. of Univerity of San Carlos: 89%
8) Alcantara-Bagni, Krizza Fe P. of St Mary’s University: 88.9%
Mariacos, Algie Kwillon B. of San Beda College Manila: 88.9%
9) Torralba, Klinton M. of University of Sto Tomas: 88.65%
10) Aguilar, Emma Ruby J. of University of Sto Tomas: 88.4%
11) Juanico, Lyan David M. of San Beda College Manila: 88.35%
12) Cariño, Lougenia P. of San Beda College Manila: 87.85%
13) Guzman, Arman Joseph M. of University of Sto Tomas: 87.75%
14) Santos, Jewelle Ann Lou P. of Ateneo de Manila University: 87.65%
15) Claros, Stephanie A. of University of San Jose-Recoletos: 87.55%
Gonzalo, Rhea Doll B. of Xavier University: 87.55%
Mandiguarin, Nadia Christine L. of St Louis University: 87.55%
16) Carpio, Eileen Carla Y. of San Beda College Manila: 87.40%
17) Mendoza, Ella Mae C. of University of Cebu: 87.35%
18) Calero, Aecaya Christine V. of University of Sto Tomas: 87.15%
19) Vinluan, Pretz Vernice A. of University of the Philippines: 87.10%
20) Resurreccion, Roniel D. of Jose Rizal University: 86.95%
The Supreme Court’s Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin announced the 2017 Bar exam results at or about 1:15PM, chairperson of the bar examinations for this year, at the High Court’s quadrangle.
The San Beda College Manila and the University of Santo Tomas (UST) have the most topnotchers with 5 each.
The 2017 Bar Examinations recorded a passing rate of 25.55%. A total of 1,724 passed the test out of the 6,748 law graduates who took the Bar exams at UST held during the 4 Sundays of November 2017.