Rosario Burgos Santoyo graduated from the University of San Diego on May 26.
Burgos Santoyo earned a bachelor's degree in political science. She was a member of the orientation team and Impact Dance Company and worked as a literacy program tutor.
Burgos Santoyo is a graduate of Central Union High School in El Centro. Her parents are Sandra Ramirez Burgos and the late Manuel Vizcarra Burgos of El Centro. She is married to Paul Jacob Santoyo and has a daughter, Isabel.
The University of San Diego is an independent Catholic institution of higher learning overlooking San Diego's Mission Bay. Chartered in 1949, the school enrolls more than 7,000 students and is known for its commitment to teaching, the liberal arts and the formation of values and community involvement.