Major, major: 12 beauty queens and their college degrees

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 18 2017 01:52 PM

MANILA – These beauty queens’ college degrees will inspire you to do better in school.

Get to know these lovely ladies who have made education their priority:

1. Karen Ibasco (Miss Philippines Earth 2017)

- Applied Physics, major in Instrumentation, cum laude (University of Santo Tomas)
- Masters in Applied Physics, major in Medical Physics, cum laude (University of Santo Tomas)

Instagram.com/karenibasco

2. Shamcey Supsup (Miss Universe 2011 third runner-up)

- Architecture, magna cum laude (University of the Philippines – Diliman)

Instagram.com/supsupshamcey

3. Janine Tugonon (Miss Universe 2012 first runner-up)

- Pharmacy, cum laude (University of Santo Tomas)

Instagram.com/tugononjanine

4. Venus Raj (Miss Universe 2010 fourth runner-up)

- Communication Arts (Bicol University)
- Master’s degree in Community Development (University of the Philippines – Diliman)

Instagram.com/onlyvenusraj

5. Nicole Cordoves (Miss Grand International 2016 first runner-up)

- Economics, minor in Development Management (Ateneo de Manila University)

Instagram.com/binibiningnicolecordoves

6. Katarina Rodriguez (Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental 2017)

- Business Management and Philosophy (De La Salle University)

Instagram.com/katarinarodri

7. Kylie Verzosa (Miss International 2016)

- Management (Ateneo de Manila University)

Instagram.com/kylieverzosa

8. Ariella Arida (Miss Universe 2013 third runner-up)

- Chemistry (University of the Philippines – Los Baños)

Instagram.com/araarida

9. Ann Colis (Miss Globe 2015)

- Accountancy (University of Santo Tomas)

Instagram.com/anncolis

10. Maxine Medina (Miss Universe Philippines 2016)

- Interior Design (De La Salle – College of St. Benilde)

Instagram.com/maxine_medina

11. Rachel Peters (Miss Universe Philippines 2017)

- Business, Tourism and Events (La Trobe University, Australia)

Instagram.com/rachelpetersx

12. Bianca Manalo (Miss Universe Philippines 2009)

- Advertising (Assumption College)

Instagram.com/biancamanalo