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BSDC graduate tops 2016 FSO Examinations

5 September 2017 by CBucu

Atty. Vida Soraya S. Verzosa, a graduate of BS Development Communication (Class of 2006), ranked first among the passers of the 2016 Foreign Service Officer Examinations with a composite rating of 86.93%, as announced by the Department of Foreign Affairs' Board of Foreign Service Examinations.

Only 26 out of the 527 examinees passed the examinations held from August 2016 to July 2017.

Verzosa majored in Educational Communication while studying at UPLB. During her stay at the College of Development Communication, she was an active member of the UPLB Jocks. She served as University Student Council vice chairperson from 2000-2001 and chairperson from 2003-2004. She was also a writer for the UPLB Perspective. After graduating from UPLB, Verzosa studied law at the Ateneo de Manila University and later completed a Dispute Settlement course in International Economic Law and Policy at the Universitat de Barcelona.

Atty. Verzosa currently serves as special counsel for intervention at the International Justice Mission and was recently named national communications and media manager at the same institution.