TSU Graduate Ranks 2nd in Electrical Engineering Board Exam
With a grade of 92.25%, Renzie Aldritz Mempin Pingol, 25, of the TSU College of Engineering and Technology, placed 2nd in the April 2019 Registered Electrical Engineer licensure examination.
Pingol bested 2,548 other examinees, according to the Professional Regulatory Commission.
In an interview, Pingol said he stayed in Singapore together with his family when he was young, and in his school there, he was taught to “study smart” and not to “study hard.”
By studying smart, he meant that he focused on his mistakes, making sure he would not commit them again.
This technique he said he shared with his classmates, from whom he also learned a lot.
He said Electrical Engineering was his choice, a decision supported by his father.
In college, he was an ordinary student who managed to balance his time.
He studied whenever there were exams and played computer games during his free time.
Pingol also said that academic advices from Dr. Miriam S. Galvez, CET Dean, and his teachers helped him reach his goals.
Companies are already calling to offer him jobs.
He plans to work immediately to support his family. His father and younger brother died in 2016 in an accident.
On May 7, during a flag raising ceremony at the Main Campus, President Myrna Q. Mallari and Dean Galvez handed him a check amounting to P80,000 as financial incentive from the university.
Also present were 21 other graduates from the Electrical Engineering Department who passed the EE exam.
TSU garnered a passing percentage of 91.30% for first time takers. [Ma. Teresa D. Madriaga, Office of Public Affairs]