In a momentous achievement for the Cordillera region, Alexander Salvador Centino Bandiola Jr., a graduate of the University of the Cordilleras, has secured the top position as Rank 1 in the May 2023 Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Licensure Examination. His remarkable score of 89.50% places him at the forefront among 7,376 examinees, earning him the prestigious title of topnotcher.
In a heartwarming development, city officials from Baguio City recently congratulated and commended Alexander Salvador Centino Bandiola Jr., who hails from City Camp Central barangay, for his remarkable achievement in topping the May 2023 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure examination. Local legislators passed a resolution expressing their congratulations to Bandiola Jr., his family, and the University of the Cordilleras (UC) for this momentous success. The council also expressed pride in the honor, recognizing it as a testament to Baguio City's stature as an outstanding education center in the north, home to prestigious educational institutions.
Bandiola Jr.'s journey to this remarkable achievement began when he graduated Magna Cum Laude in September 2022 from the University of the Cordilleras, a testament to his dedication to excellence. His affiliation with UC goes further back, as he completed both his junior and senior high school education at the same institution.
In May 2021, he participated in the 22nd Search for Outstanding Accounting Students of the Philippines, an annual nationwide competition that brings together selected top accountancy students from various regions across the country. Bandiola Jr. showcased his exceptional skills and knowledge, earning third place among 437 students from 93 schools who engaged in a rigorous battle of wits during qualifying examinations and interviews.
From May 21 to 23, 2023, Bandiola Jr. faced the CPA licensure examination, a rigorous test conducted in various locations throughout the country. The results released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) revealed Bandiola Jr. as the top scorer, achieving an impressive rating of 89.50 percent. He emerged as the topnotcher among 2,239 examinees who participated in this highly competitive examination.
In conclusion, Alexander Salvador Centino Bandiola Jr.'s remarkable journey from the University of the Cordilleras to securing the top position as Rank 1 in the May 2023 CPA Licensure Examination is a testament to his unwavering dedication and the exceptional quality of education provided by UC. It is not only a personal achievement but also a source of inspiration for aspiring accountants. His success underscores the enduring spirit of excellence in the field of accounting, earning him the distinguished title of topnotcher and further solidifying Baguio City's reputation as a hub for exceptional education within the Cordillera region.