The candidates in the Search for Ms. Tacloban 2011 were formally introduced to the media and the public yesterday, June 06, 2011 at Baluarte Beach Resort during the prejudging selection for the Best in Swimwear and the Ms Photogenic awards where yours truly was one of the judges.

The aspirants:

No. 1,  Ms. STEFANIE U. LAURENTE
18 years old, 5′ 4″
Leyte Normal University (LNU)

No. 2, Ms. CHRISTINE GRACE J. ALMADEN
16 YEARS OLD, 5′ 6″
Liceo Del Verbo Divino (LVD)

No. 3, Ms. JOY WINSTEL T. BRIONES
22 years old, 5′ 4″
Remedios Trinidad Romualdez Medical Foundation (RTRMF)

No. 4, Ms. MARY ELIZABETH O. LACANDAZO
16 years old, 5′ 7″
Leyte Normal University (LNU)

No. 5, Ms. KAILLE ALYNA G. TAN
16 years old, 5′ 7″
Holy Infant College (HIC)

No. 6, Ms. RICHELLE JANE C. BAYONA
21 years old, 5′ 3″
AMA Computer Learning College (ACLC)

No. 7, Ms. AIREEN A. GONZAGA
20 years old, 5′ 4″
Colegio de La Salle Foundation (CLSF)

No. 8, Ms. MA. CRUZETTE S. MAGALLANES
19 years old, 5′ 4″
Leyte Normal University (LNU)

No. 9, Ms. JYCA THERESE V. MANCAO
17 years old, 5′ 6″
Leyte Normal University (LNU)

No. 10, Ms. MAURINE HOPE C. NAVARRA
18 years, 5′ 4″
AMA Computer Learning College (ACLC)

No. 11, Ms. SHENNA O. HERNANDEZ
23 years old, 5 ’4″
ABE International College of Business and Accountancy (ABE-ICBA)

No. 12, Ms. CRISANTA B. RIVERA
18 years old, 5′ 4″
ABE International College of Business & Accountancy (ABE-ICBA)

No. 13, Ms. JHUNEVA MARIE M. GO
18 years old, 5′ 6″
University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban City College (UPVTC)

No. 14, Ms. APRIL JOY C. DY
18 years old, 5′ 4″
St. Paul School of Business and Law (SPSBL)

No. 15, Ms. MENCHIE A. NACARIO
16 years old, 5′ 5″
Asian Development Foundation College (ADFC)

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We were at the prejudging for Best in Swimwear and Ms Photogenic in the Search for Ms Tacloban 2010 held at the Caluwayan Palm Island Beach Resort in Marabut, Leyte.

Joyce June L. Viojan (Candidate No. 1); Keena May Anne C. Sumido (No. 2)

Hanna Marie S. Estola (No. 3); Ann Nicolae M. Mercado (No. 4)

Ivy A. Severson (No. 5); Grace L. Ganzon (No. 6)

Arrianne May P. Briones (No. 7); Blezel B. Bajamonde (No. 8 )

Jennylyne S. Torcino (No. 9); Robel C. Pedere (No. 10)

Maricor D. Abenio (No. 11); Genie P. Tiu (No. 12)

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We were once again invited to witness – and for the better half, to be one of  judges last May 22 in the Search for Miss Dagami 2010 – one of the highlights of this year’s May 27 fiesta celebration of the Municipality of Dagami, Leyte.

This time around, there were more contestants – 12 in all, compared to the 9 candidates of the last search held in May 2008 (view my post on Ms Dagami 2008 >>> http://gerryruiz.wordpress.com/2008/06/17/fiesta-fever-search-for-ms-dagami-2008/)

Here are the final results:

Ms Jonina Aira Aizon del Pilar – Ms Dagami 2010; Best in Talent; Best in Swimwear; Best in Evening Gown, among several other minor awards she garnered that evening

Ms Ma. Liza D. Ariza – 1st Runner-up

Ms Rosita II Metran Galvez – 2nd Runner-up; Ms Photogenic

The full list of candidates:

Candidate No. 01 – Ms Princess Asuncion Sudario
Candidate No. 02 – Ms Rosita II Metran Galvez
Candidate No. 03 – Ms Adde May Adriatico de Paz
Candidate No. 04 – Ms Liezl Perez Albano
Candidate No. 05 – Ms Jonina Aira Aizon del Pilar
Candidate No. 06 – Ms Ritchelle Aures Cabidog
Candidate No. 07 – Ms Syrell Joyce Gupita Cawod
Candidate No. 08 – Ms Jacquelyn Borja Sumagaysay
Candidate No. 09 – Ms Maria Zyra Alpino Dinaya
Candidate No. 10 – Ms Charice Maala Caimbre
Candidate No. 11 – Ms Ivy Claudete Crebillo Songalia
Candidate No. 12 – Ms Ma. Liza D. Ariza

(From left) Ms Rosita II Metran Galvez, 2nd Runner-up; Ms Jonina Aira Aizon del Pilar, Ms Dagami 2010; and Ms Ma. Liza D. Ariza, 1st Runner-up

Ms Liezl Perez Albano; Ms Princess Asuncion Sudario

Ms Jonina Aira Aizon del Pilar; Ms Rosita II Metran Galvez

Ms Jacquelyn Borja Sumagaysay; Ms Liezl Perez Albano

Ms Jonina Aira Aizon del Pilar

La Paz Mayor-elect Lesmes Lumen; Dagami Mayor Esmeralda Ortega; 2nd runner-up Ms Rosita II Metran Galvez; Ms Dagami 2010 – Ms Jonina Aira Aizon del Pilar; 1st runner-up Ms Ma. Liza D. Ariza; and Ms Ludette V Ruiz

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The search is on for Ms. Tacloban 2010!

Ms. Tacloban 2010 is among the various activities lined up by the city for the Tacloban Fiesta 2010 on June 29-30.

Here’s a preview of some of the candidates during the photoshoot done by the Camera Club of Leyte & Samar.


Watch out for more photos and final list of candidates forthcoming.

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