Thursday, May 5, 2016

He Took Law School While Working as 'Sikyu', Now He is a Lawyer


This one of a kind security guard from the La Trinidad, Benguet province has just become a lawyer!

Congratulations Attorney Roy Lawagan! Your efforts, patience and perseverance really paid well.


Mr. Roy Lawagan, now a lawyer passed the 2015 bar exams while attending to his daytime job as a security guard at the Commission on Audit office in La Trinidad, Benguet.

He took night classes on his first year at law school just to pursue his dream of becoming a lawyer.

Roy Lawagan sikyu lawyer

Things did not go easy for Roy. At first, it was tiring. His wife was even pregnant with their daughter who is now 4 years old.

He did not pass the 2014 bar exam despite having enrolled in a bar review center. The second time around, he decided to conduct the review on his own.

Just before his 27th birthday, Lawagan received one precious gift - his passing the bar exams.

Roy Lawagan took the exam in November last year. His name is now in the 2015 bar exam results that was released earlier by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC).

You are indeed an inspiration to look up to Roy! You deserve the blessings that you have just gotten. Enjoy it and may you serve the country and your fellowmen with the genuine intention to help and protect within the bounds of the law.

"Sikyu" or "Sekyu" is a Tagalog language slang which means "Security Guard".

La Trinidad is a first class municipality in the provice of Benguet, Philippines.

Source: Urban Dictionary, Inquirer


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