The Visayan Daily Star reports that Franz Ontal, University of St. La Salle High School Class of 1980, is head of inspector training of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which recently won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.
Mr. Ontal graduated with a degree in Biology and took premed studies at USLS. He immigrated to New York, USA and later served as a paramedic and emergency medical technician instructor with the New York City Emergency Medical Services (EMS). He started in OPCW as a medic for the chemical weapons inspection and disposal teams in 2005.
Last 11 October, the OPCW was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons.”
Source: The Visayan Daily Star