iFM Laoag – Ilocos Norte Board expresses profound appreciation and commendation to Dr. Aira Cassandra S. Castro of Laoag City, graduated from Mariano Marcos State University — who topped the Physician Licensure Examination.
The unnumbered resolution was signed by the board’s Presiding Officer and Vice-Governor Cecilia Araneta-Marcos and the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Ilocos Norte. She was introduced by Education Committee Chairperson, Atty. Saul Paulo Lazo.
Dr. Castro has been the Provincial Government scholar during her fourth year in the College of Medicine, second to her scholarship from the said university.
In her speech, Castro said that she will be serving the province of Ilocos Norte in spite of the fact that she receives several invitations from different health institutions and in the academe.
Taking everything into account, Dr. Castro thank her school, the Mariano Marcos State University who also garnered 100% passing rate – the seventh time, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte, and her training ground, Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital in the City of Batac. ### Bernardo B. Ver II, RMN News