The Professional Regulation Commission has released the Nursing board exam results. Out of the total of 67,095 individuals who took the exam, 33.92% passed. PRC officials announced that 22,760 successfully hurdled the exam held in testing centers nationwide in December 2011. Topping the exam is Jerald Pelayo, a nursing graduate from Mountain View College, with a rating of 86.40%. At second place is Linsid Angelou Tapongot of Xavier University garnering an 86% rating, followed by Joanne Santamaria of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila at third place with 85.80%. Check out the complete list of board passers (PDF) The exam was held on December 18 and 19, 2011 in Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Nueva Ecija, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.