USC grad places 10th in CPA licensure exam

November 10, 2017 22:48 pm

Marcia P. Butastas earned an average of 89.33 and tied for 10th place in the Certified Public Accountant licensure examination administered by the Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy in October 2017 in nine cities in the Philippines.

Three of six first-time takers from USC, including Butastas, passed the examination. Nationwide, only 4,511 examinees out of 14,816 takers passed the October 2017 licensure examination.

In other news, 35 (53.85%) Carolinians passed the Electronics Engineer licensure examination also held in October 2017 in five cities nationwide. Eight additional examinees had conditional passing. Overall, 2,235 examinees successfully passed the examination out of the 4,784 takers.


Tags: Accountancy, Electronics Engineering, Alumni