Ateneo graduate tops 2010 Bar Exams

GMA News report


Cesareo Antonio Singzon Jr. from Ateneo de Manila topped the 2010 Bar Exams with a score of 89 percent, reports ABS-CBN News.

According to the list released yesterday, five Ateneo graduates were in the Top 10-including Singzon-plus four from the University of the Philippines, two from Arellano University and one from the University of San Carlos.

The top 10 successful examinees, according to
1. Cesareo Antonio Singzon Jr., Ateneo de Manila - 89 percent
2. Filemon Ray L. Javier, Ateneo de Manila - 86.95 percent
3. Paolo Carlo C. Tolentino, Arellano University - 86.8 percent
4. Janette R. Ancog, Ateneo de Davao University - 85.9 percent
5. Johana T. Sunga, Ateneo de Manila - 85.85 percent
6. Krizelle Marie F. Poblacion, University of the Philippines - 85.65 percent
7. Maria Christina C. Ortua and Krystal Lyn T. Uy, University of the Philippines - 85.05 percent (tie)
8. Joanna Eileen M. Capones, University of the Philippines - 84.8 percent
9. William Benson S. Gan, Ateneo de Manila - 84.75 percent
10. Glenn C. Carampatana (University of San Carlos) and Darren L. Salipsip (Arellano University) - 84.55 percent (tie)

The Supreme Court said only 982 out of 4,847 examinees passed, reports GMA News Online. The passing rate was 20.26 percent, the second lowest in nearly a decade. According to, the passing grade was 72.5.

For the complete list of passers, log on to GMA News Online.

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