PANABO CITY – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the result of the September 2023 Licensure Examination for Professional Teachers on December 7, 2023. Davao del Norte State College attained an impressive 95.24% performance rate for first-time takers.

The overall rating of DNSC was 90.34%, after tallying 100 passers out of 105 first-time takers and four passers out of 10 retakers. The examination was conducted on September 24, 2023, in at least 40 testing centers nationwide.

Ms. Ma. Christine Cadungog, a graduate of the Bachelor of Secondary Education in English in 2022 and one of the passers in the most recent LEPT, described her experience after she heard the news, “A friend of mine was the first to send me a screenshot of my name in the list of passers, I cried and thanked her profusely out of excitement. I immediately told my mother of the answered prayer.”

The Dean of the Institute of Teacher Education, Dr. Arnold M. Duping, also had heartfelt words for the alumni, “To all DNSC LEPT Passers, congratulations! Your dedication, commitment, and hard work to excellence have paid off. To those who gave their best but didn’t make it, remember that setbacks are just stepping stones for comebacks. Your journey doesn’t end here. Don’t stop believing.”