MAGSAYSAY, Davao del Sur (PNA) — Municipal officials commended a 21-year-old high school teacher for topping the recent Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET).
Carmelo Cueme Banlasan Jr., a son of a vegetable vendor in Barangay San Miguel here, ranked No. 7 for the secondary level with a rating of 88.60 percent. Banlasan is a consistent honor student, having graduated valedictorian from elementary (San Miguel Elementary School) to high school (Holy Cross of Magsaysay) and a cum laude of San Pedro College in Davao City.
After college graduation and while reviewing he was working as a part time teacher in his Alma Mater and at the same time as a tutor.
The approved resolution of the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) read that through Banlasan’s dedication, focus, determination, confidence and intelligence, he did not just pass the September Licensure Examination for Secondary Teachers but also placed 7th among all 92,754 examinees.
“The efforts of this topnotcher can serve as an inspiration to the entire youth and students population of our municipality, on how to achieve their aspirations through dedication and excellence,” the resolution added.
The Board Exam for teachers is the government Licensure Examination for both Elementary and Secondary Teachers under the directions and supervisions of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). It is held twice a year.
The result of the September 25, 2016 licensure exam was released last November 28.