Saturday, March 23, 2013

2011 Miss Panglao Pageant Highlights

2010 Miss Panglao 
The Sangguniang Kabataan Federation of Panglao, in cooperation with the Panglao Youth Organization, the Rotaract Club of Tagbilaran and MyMadamme Productions, presented the 2011 Miss Panglao Pageant last Monday, August 29, at the San Agustin Plaza Open Field as one of the highlights of the town’s annual fiesta celebration. 

The Annual Quest for Miss Panglao, which is considered as one of Bohol’s most prestigious beauty competitions, aims not only to select the municipality’s ambassadress of the youth and the spokesperson of the town’s tourism industry but also to encourage the different barangays and schools of the municipality to have a platform for their sustainable projects which will be focused during the pageant


2011 Miss Panglao Pageant Prelude Video

2011 Miss Panglao Pageant Behind the Scenes Video

2011 Miss Panglao Pageant Swimwear Video

2011 Miss Panglao Pageant Gown Video

2011 Miss Panglao Pageant Rationale Video


Judith Cruz, a 15 year old junior of Lourdes High School and whose list of impressive credentials includes Editor-in-Chief of her school paper, president of the Science Club, 3rd Year Level Representative to the Supreme Student Govt. and graduating as Grade School Class Valedictorian, was crowned the 2011 Miss Panglao in a glittering and star- studded pageant held at the San Agustin Plaza during the town’s fiesta

Miss Cruz won over the judges and the overflowing crowd during the final question round. 

Named 1st Runner Up was crowd favorite Amanda Arbitrario, Miss SK Poblacion, who was also declared the Best in Evening Gown, Swimsuit & Interviews and voted Miss Photogenic and Darling of the Crowd. 

2nd Runner Up was Miss SK Lourdes, Mary Grace Butalid, who also won the Miss Pantene Beautiful Hair special title. 


This year’s pageant has attracted 15 candidates composed of representatives from all of the municipality’s ten SK barangays, all three secondary level schools and two Panglao- based socio- civic organizations because the sponsoring entities of the top three winning candidates will also receive a cash incentive as seed money to jumpstart their chosen projects or advocacies for the youth & the community.

Panglao is an island in the Philippines located in the Central Visayas, with an area of 80.5 sq. kilometers. Politically, it is divided into two municipalities: Dauis and Panglao, part of Bohol Province. Panglao is located southwest of the island of Bohol and east of Cebu.

Currently, Panglao is one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines, famous for its beautiful dive spots and its coral reef, as well as many several islet ideal for beach bathing like the islets of Gak-ang and Pontod

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