UNO-R’s Czarina Mae D. Gidlayan and Greg Ryan T. Gerongano ranked second and ninth places, respectively, in the PRC Medical Technology Board Examination on September 6 and 7, 2008.
(left-right:) Czarina Mae D. Gidlayan and Greg Ryan T. Gerongano in their Medical Technologist uniform.
Moreover, it scored a 100% passing in the board exam, driving the UNO-Rians attending the Concelebrated Mass on the Feast Day of San. Nicolas de Tolentino to a roar of applause as the achievement was announced by University President Rev. Fr. Sixto Bitangjol, OAR.
Those who made it in the board were: Sweet Mary Anne M. Abriola, Lorieza E. Caraig, Krisjenn B. Dioneza, and Ronoel Gene S. Flora, Jackie Lou F. Ong, Jethro I. Pagunsan, Ria Sophia B. Perales, Ma. Fe M. Tumbali, and Ramon Rydum T. Viva, Jr.
The good news was disclosed by College of Arts and Sciences Dean Rev. Fr. Joel Alve, OAR, to Fr. Bitangjol, who was surprised to get an early morning knock at his door.
Gidlayan and Gerongano had been high school valedictorians of UNO-R High School and Hinigaran National High School, respectively.
Meanwhile, Gerongano was a Handog ng Safeguard sa Medical Technologists ng Kinabukasan Scholar of the Proctor and Gamble-Philippines and Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET).
Gidlayan was also a Ms. Freshmen and Ms. UNO-R of 2004.
Assistant Dean Marian Eusoya heads the Department of Medical Technology of the College of Arts and Sciences.