9th placer in 2007 bar exams is Ateneo de Davao graduate

Only 1,289 out of 5,626 (22.91%) who took the exams last year, passed. Quibod said ADDU posted 67.18% with 43 out of 64 passing.

Ten of the 12 in the Top Ten (two persons tied for the seventh and 10th places) are women.

Three women from the Ateneo De Manila University ranked first, third and seventh. Three women from the University of the Philippines in Diliman ranked second, seventh and tenth.

The other topnotchers are from University of San Carlos, University of Nueva Caceres, San Sebastian College, San Beda College and University of Cebu.

The Top Ten passers are:

1. Mercedita L. Ona, Ateneo de Manila University, 83.55%
2. Jennifer Ong, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 83.35%
3. Yvanna BL Maalat, Ateneo de Manila University, 82.75%
4. Jennie C. Aclan, University of San Carlos, 82.10%
5. John Michael F. Galauran, University of Nueva Caceres, 81.60%
6. Karen S. Canullas, San Sebastian College, 81.40%
7. Cecille L. Mejia, Ateneo De Manila University, 81.35%
—- Sheryl Ann D. Tizon, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 81.35%
8. Marforth T. Fua, San Beda College, 81.20%
9. Ruby M. Luy, Ateneo De Davao University, 81.15%
10. Christian B. Llido, University of Cebu, 80.90%
—- Vivian S. Tan, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 80.90%

Luy was unavailable for comment. The ADDU has yet to issue a press statement on the results. The website has not been updated, too. (MindaNews)