Six Lasallians placed in the top 10 of the August guidance counselor licensure examination.
Lasallian Risalina Ubas placed first with a score of 87.05. Second in rank is Laramie Tolentino, scoring 86.50. Fourth placer Niko Gagolinan and tenth placer Rachel Ong scored 86.25 and 85.30, respectively.
Liberty Ochavo and Cinderella Francisco, two other examinees from the University of Saint La Salle- Bacolod, got the third and ninth places with the scores of 86.35 and 85.60, respectively.
DLSU accomplished a 90 percent passing rate while University of Saint La Salle, 80 percent.
Second placer Laramie Tolentino took Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Guidance and Counseling and Bachelor of Arts major in Psychology. Her undergraduate courses and extra-curricular involvement such as outreach work and research were the factors that influenced her to pursue her present career.
She also has a Master’s degree in Counseling and has been teaching under the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department (CEPD) of DLSU for more than five years.
The two-day board examination was given by the Professional Regulation Commission’s Board of Guidance and Counseling at Manuel L. Quezon University, Quiapo, Manila.