TACLOBAN CITY— Leyte Normal University, one of the prominent universities in Eastern Visayas, topped this year’s Licensure Exam for Social Workers. The university presented their five topnotchers to local media last Tuesday.
In a press conference at the LNU tea house, the University President Jude Duarte commended the 67 passers especially the topnotchers for making LNU a leading university in the country with 100 percent passing percentage with five students in the top ten.
“To our topnotchers, words cannot express how I feel personally of your success. Your success is my success. I feel accomplished because of what you have done. You made LNU proud. Imagine we are ahead of other leading universities in the country. We are ahead right now because of your performance which is a joint effort among students and faculty members in the Social Work Department so I salute to all of you,” —Duarte said.
He also gave credit to the faculty and students of the department and commended Social Work Department for their great efforts.
The social work students who made it to the top ten were Cyril May Sy Lagardo and Lenabeth Grefiel Regahal, both as top seven; Precious Viloh Baliad Dadap as top nine and Carol Balais Astorga and Lora Alcala Misagal, both as top ten.
It was reported that the universtiy also got 100 percent passing rate in the social work board examination last year.