|SK Panglao Federated Chair Aya Montero|
Bravo to Hon. Amira Montero and the rest of the exemplary local youth chairs of SK Panglao Federated for successfully organizing the search for Miss Panglao 2012.
SIXTEEN STUNNING SIRENS
All of them had embraced the notion of social responsibility and youth empowerment
SEA OF SPECTATORS
If one were to gauge the success of an event to the size of the crowd that witnesses it, then this year’s search is a smashing success.
Thousands of Panglaoanons , guests, visitors and even foreign tourists jampacked the event venue
A magnificent stage that was splendid in its symmetry and simplicity and flanked by columns that magically changed colors greeted everyone’s eyes upon arrival at the event venue.
An extended ramp where the girls would strut and sashay jutted out from the main platform
SUPPORTIVE SPOUSE AND SPONSOR
Moments before the show opener, Nanay Nila Montero, highly- regarded public figure, believer & supporter of the town’s socio- cultural scene, dynamic community leader of Panglao, the pageant’s executive producer and the better half of Panglao SB member Hon. Frank Montero, welcomed everyone to the event.
Her youngest daughter, Hon. Aya Montero, delivered the statement of purpose.
STYLISH, SMART & SUNDRY SET
Ms. Irena Heberer, Rotary Club of Panglao Island President,
Ms. Marybeth Chan, Marc & Mattheaus Group of Companies President,
Ms. Marietta Gasatan, President, Bohol Chamber of Commerce & Industry,
Ms. Karin Wesemael, Linaw Beach Resort Owner,
Ms. Dianne Necio, 2011 Bb. Pilipinas- International, 2012 Miss International Top 15 Finalist,
Ms. Joyce Ann Burton,1985 Bb. Pilipinas- Universe & 1981 Miss Young International Top Ten Finalist,
Mr. Franz V. Eichenauer, CHA, Gen. Manager, The Bellevue Resort, Bohol and
Cebu- based philanthropist & socialite Lady Cely Chiongbian made up the panel of judges which was chaired by
Bohol First Lady Madame Pureza V. Chatto
That's me with last year's runner up Mary Rose Butalid as emcees
SMOLDERING & SMOKING HOT SWIMSUIT COMPETITION
Sizzling opener for Swimsuit Competition
Fire- breathing dancers add energy & excitement to the Swimsuit Competition
The 2nd Set of Awards was then handed out:
People’s Choice Award, # 6 SK Bolod, Best in Production Number # 2 Miss Lourdes High School, Miss Gobe Texters’ Choice # 14 Miss SK Poblacion, Sideroom Image Model # 12 Miss SK Tawala, Miss Photogenic # 15 Miss SK Danao, Miss Talent # 10 Miss SK Lourdes,
SHORT & SWEET SPEECH
Fans get up close and personal with Aldred Gatchalian
SONY & SHARP SPONSORSHIP
For the 3rd and Final Set of Special Awards, DU EK SAM gave two special corporate awards namely; Miss Sharp Philippines’ Choice won by # 11 Miss SK Doljo and Miss Sony Cybershot won by #1 Miss Panglao Business Club.
The girls received a 24” LED TV and a Sony Cybershot Camera DCSC 5000, respectively.
Darling of the Crowd # 8 Miss Balicasag Island, Best in Swimsuit # 11 Miss Doljo. Candidate # 15 was the big winner with three more special awards: Face of the Night, Best in Interview and Best in Evening Gown.
SPUNK. SHOWMANSHIP. STAR QUALITY
Nanay Nila P. Montero, who was behind the successful staging of Miss Panglao 2012 took centerstage once more as she thanked everyone for their support and presence.
She reminded everyone to be more cognizant of the youth’s potentials and the need to empower and support them in their endeavors.
Truly, a gracious and down-to-earth lady from humble beginnings who wears her heart on her sleeves and who has her feet planted on the ground
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