Skip to main content »

Cordilleran Pride: Two Topnotchers in the Dentist Board Exams

Pines City College's Jacob Manabat & University of Baguio's Alyssa Tagata shine as topnotchers in November 2023 & January 2024 Dentist Board exams.

 |  2 min read

Witness Cordilleran excellence as Jacob Manabat from Pines City College and Alyssa Tagata from the University of Baguio emerge as topnotchers in the November 2023 and January 2024 Dentist Board exams.

In a significant achievement for Cordillera universities, Jacob David Manabat from Pines City College and Ma. Alyssa Carlos Tagata from the University of Baguio have emerged as outstanding performers in the November 2023 and January 2024 Dentist Board exams.

Mastering the Phases: A Challenge Spanning Two Months

The Dentist Board exam, held in November 2023 and January 2024, presented a comprehensive challenge: a written test from November 28-30, 2023, and a practical phase from January 4-11, 2024. Across Metro Manila, testing centers witnessed the determined efforts of aspiring dentists, including the two remarkable Cordilleran graduates.

Top 10 Triumph: Jacob David Manabat and Ma. Alyssa Carlos Tagata

In a striking display of expertise, Jacob David Manabat secured the fifth spot with an outstanding 82.04% rating, while Ma. Alyssa Carlos Tagata claimed the eighth position with an impressive overall score of 81.63%.

Institutional Pride: Pines City College and the University of Baguio Celebrate

The ripple effect of success reached the halls of their respective alma maters, as they proudly celebrated the achievements of their esteemed alumni. The institutions expressed heartfelt congratulations, attributing the success to the dedication and passion displayed by Manabat and Tagata. This recognition underscores the integral role that educational foundations play in shaping future professionals.

Board of Dentistry: Guardians of Integrity

The Board of Dentistry, led by Officer-in-Charge Dr. Merlin A. Go and composed of dedicated members, including Dr. Melinda L. Garcia, Dr. Rodolfo R. Drapete, Dr. Carlito D. Paragas, and Dr. Gloria M. Bumanlag, stands as the custodian of professional standards. Their commitment ensures the transparency and integrity of the licensure process, elevating the credibility of the dental profession.

A Triumph Recognized: The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) adds another layer of credibility to this triumph. Within four working days after the exams, the PRC released the complete results, reinforcing accountability and transparency in the licensure process. This timely disclosure further instills confidence in the fairness of the evaluation.

Celebrating Excellence: A Cordilleran Legacy

In conclusion, the success of Jacob David Manabat and Ma. Alyssa Carlos Tagata in the November 2023 and January 2024 Dentist Board exams stands not only as a personal triumph but as a testament to the academic excellence fostered by Cordillera universities.

As these graduates embark on their professional journeys, the Cordillera region celebrates their achievements and looks forward to the contributions they will make to the field of dentistry. This story of triumph not only reflects individual dedication but also marks a proud chapter in the legacy of Cordilleran academic excellence.

Sharing is caring, kailian!

We do hope you find something great in this story. If you find this helpful, please do share it with the people you care about.

Igorotage is a platform for people to share their thoughts and ideas. The views expressed on Igorotage are the opinions of the individual users, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Igorotage.


Sign in to share your thoughts. No account yet?

What to learn next?

You might also like to read more related articles filed under Achievers — or jump to a random article!

Achievers Surprise me

SLU Baguio Produces 3 Topnotchers in Geodetic Engineers Licensure Exam

Saint Louis University in Baguio City shines in Geodetic Engineering Licensure Exam, with three topnotchers and a high passing rate.

Nov 7, 2023 · 1 min read

Mark Sangiao and the Legacy of Team Lakay

Mark Sangiao leads Team Lakay to prominence in Baguio City's MMA community and beyond in Asia. Explore their legacy and impact on martial arts.

Mar 17 · 6 min read

Al Christian Agngarayngay: Cordilleran Graduates Magna Cum Laude at UP After 12 Years

Inspiring story of Al Christian Agngarayngay from Apayao who graduated Magna Cum Laude at the University of the Philippines after 12 years of college.

Nov 30, 2023 · 5 min read

Karl Marx Dumayas: Igorot Graduates Cum Laude from UP Los Banos

Karl Marx Dumayas, a proud Igorot from Apayao, graduated Cum Laude with flying colors from UP Los Banos. Discover his inspiring journey.

Sep 20, 2023 · 3 min read

Integrity in Action: The Man 'Who Walks the Talk'

Magalong has consistently demonstrated integrity and dedication to good governance seen in his police service and handling of the Mamasapano incident.

Sep 10, 2023 · 10 min read

Pauline Samantha Sagayo: Igorot Among UP Law's 2024 Jessup Moot Court Champions

Meet Pauline Samantha Sagayo, an Igorot from Mountain Province, among the UP College of Law champions of the 2024 Jessup Moot Court Competition.

Apr 9 · 3 min read

Maria Angela Yabut Represents Baguio City in International Biology Olympiad

Maria Angela Yabut, a bright talent from Baguio City, aims to champion biology at the International Biology Olympiad, bringing pride to her city.

Apr 8 · 3 min read

Baguio City: The Wealthiest City Outside Metro Manila

Baguio was the wealthiest city outside Metro Manila, per PSA data. Discover what it means for residents and its impact on the local community.

Mar 18 · 4 min read

Top 5 Universities in the Cordillera Administrative Region

Discover the best university in the Cordillera region as ranked by EduRank. UP Baguio leads the top universities list with academic excellence.

Mar 11 · 3 min read

Honest La Trinidad Jeepney Driver Returns Lost P23,000 Cash to Owner

Ben P. Salipan, an honest jeepney driver from La Trinidad, returns lost P23,000 cash to its owner, restoring faith in humanity.

Mar 11 · 3 min read

Proud Igorot?

Imagine an online community where Igorot from all corners of the world come together to connect, share stories, and celebrate the rich tapestry of Igorot culture. That's precisely what Igorotage offers.

Join us now to be a part of this vibrant digital tapestry and contribute your unique thread to the story of the Igorot people.

Join Igorotage About us