A certified beauty, she was Hiyas ng Silangan- Bohol 1982. She represented the province in the 1982 Hiyas ng Silangan- Philippines national finals where she was named Miss Talent and made it as a Top Ten Finalist.
| L-R: Hareth Inting Sepe , Belen Karaan Domingo, Erma Laga , Ate Marcel Gatal Diego,
During a DWCT HS Batch 1979 Gathering
| At the summer of her life|
” Marcel was a standout beautiful teenager representing Tagbilaran City KB Federation when she was crowned Ms Young Bohol 1983.
She inspired the Boholano youth then with her wit, beauty & grace. We extend our condolences & prayers to the bereaved family of Marcel as she begins her peaceful journey back to our Lord's Kingdom-
Edgar, Pureza, Trisha & the Bohol KB Family”