De Leon, who garnered a rating of 83.50 percent, finished with a BA Public Administration degree (magna cum laude) from the National College of Public Administration and Governance. Four other UPD graduates also made it to the top 10 – Maria Teresa S. Alambra (Top 2, 82.60%), Christian R. Buted (Top 3, 82.45%), Abigail P. Sunga (Top 8, 80.75%) and Ricardo Victor A. Velasco (Top 10, 80.50%).
The examination was administered last June 8 and 9 at Manila, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Legazpi, Lucena and Tacloban.
Among the 240 schools where the examinees came from, UPD has the most number of examinees (46 examinees; 45 passed or 97.83% passing rate), followed by UP Los Baños (29 examinees; 89.66% passing rate), University of Bohol (28 examinees; 53.57%) and University of Mindanao-Davao City (26 examinees; 42.31%).
For the complete result of the successful examinees, visit http://www.prc.gov.ph/uploaded/documents/ENVI0616se_e.pdf.