It was in 2012 when Bohol achieved its highest placement in the Miss Silka Philippines Search five years after it started sending candidates to the national finals.
|Miss Silka Bohol 2012 Karen Mortreaux|
Prior to the Grand Finale & Coronation, all the 29 girls who came from all parts of the country competed in the Preliminary Judging that consisted of swimsuits, evening gowns & one-on-one interviews. The ten girls who got the highest composite scores from all three categories would advance to the semifinals but the names would all be revealed during the pageant finals. Aside from the preliminary judging, there was also a special competition for the Miss Talent award
PANEL OF JUDGES
The Panel of Judges included the Ambassador of Philippine Fashion to the World - Rene Salud, Fashion Director - Raymond Villanueva, 1991 Bb. Pilipinas International - Patty Betita and 2011 Bb. Pilipinas International Dianne Necio, then 2012 Mutya Ng Pilipinas Overseas Community - Bea Santiago, Miss Philippines Earth- Martha Braun and some executives from Silka Management.
THE TOP TEN IN THE SWIMSUIT COMPETITION
Miss Bohol Miss Tacloban
Battle of the Mestizas
GRAND FINALE & CROWNING, GLOBAL BONIFACIO CITY
The Grand Finale & Coronation Night of Miss Silka Philippines 2012 was held on November 17 at the Activity Center of Market Market in Global Bonifacio City.
|Miss Silka Bohol is crowned as 3rd Runner Up|
|L-R: 2nd RU Ms Puerto Princesa, Ms Silka Ms Tacloban, 1st RU Ms Cebu, 3rd RU Ms Bohol|
VISAYAS RULES MISS SILKA PHILIPPINES 2012
That night, the Visayas reigned supreme in Miss Silka Philippines. Three of the Final Four were Miss Cebu, Miss Bohol & Miss Tacloban. Getting crowned as Miss Silka Philippines 2012 was the youngest candidate in the batch, 15 year old Ilaine Grover of Tacloban City. She received P120,000 as cash prize. 1st RU was Miss Cebu Sarah Garcia, 2nd RU was Miss Puerto Princesa Sandrine Stoelzoed & 3rd RU was our very own Karen Montreux who hails from Anda, Bohol
Pageant emcees were seasoned hosts Kristine Caballero and RJ Ledesma
Photo credits: emerzex.blogspot.com, edmund chua, emerson cebanico, sideroom studio