MUNTI BAR EXAMS ACHIEVERS: Two of the 2018 Bar Examinations topnotchers are from Muntinlupa City. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (5th from left) lauds Atty. Sean James Borja (Top 1, not in the photo) and Atty. Patricia Sevilla (Top 7, 2nd from left) last May 6 for acing the recent bar exams. Borja is set to receive P100k while Sevilla will receive P25k from the local government as cash incentive. Also recognized in the city’s flag raising rites were Atty. Errol Cabrera (4th from left) and Atty. Nemei Santiago (5th from left).

The local government of Muntinlupa rejoices with bar topnotchers Atty. Sean James Borja (Top 1) and Atty. Patricia Sevilla (Top 7), both are residing in the city, for acing the 2018 Bar Examinations.

Mayor Jaime Fresnedi lauded the bar topnotchers, along with other city residents who passed the bar exams, during the local government’s flag raising rites last May 6. Through the Muntinlupa Scholarship Program, Borja is set to receive P100,000 cash incentive while Sevilla will receive P25,000.

Sevilla, an alumna of Muntinlupa Science High School, thanked the local exec for investing in the education of local residents. She vowed to be a lawyer who ensures the quality of our justice system – that justice is upheld, that voices are heard, and rights fully-protected. Other bar passers from Muntinlupa were Atty. Errol Cabrera and Atty. Nemei Santiago.

Muntinlupa City pioneers in incentivizing residents who earn top ranks in Professional Licensure Examinations, including bar examinations. For board topnotchers: Rank 1 will receive P100,000 while Rank 2-10 will receive P25,000.

Last May 3, the Supreme Court released the results of the 2018 Bar Examinations. Out of 8,158 takers, a total of 1,800 passed the Bar exams with a passing rate of 22.07%.


Source: Public Information Office