Bacolod lass bags Lin-ay sang Negros 2012 crown

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Saturday, April 14, 2012

MISS Bacolod Allysa Marie E. Villarico was hailed 2012 Lin-ay sang Negros in last night’s pageant held at the Pana-ad Park and Stadium.

Villarico outshone 23 other candidates as she secured Bacolod City’s third Lin-ay sang Negros title since the pageant was staged 18 years ago.

About 12,000 people from all over Negros Occidental witnessed the candidates do their best in representing their respective towns and cities in the most prestigious pageant in the province.


Lin-ay sang Negros 2011 Ann Marie Malayo relinquished her title to Villarico whose poise, inner and outer beauty, confidence in answering the question and her classy moves and lofty carriage of her festival costume, gown and swimwear endeared her to the crowd.

2012 Lin-ay sang Negros winners

BACOLOD. Bacolod City’s bet Allysa Marie E. Villarico was crowned the 2012 Lin-ay sang Negros on Friday. Victorias City’s Jemaimah N. Taladico (left) was adjudged 1st runner-up while Talisay City’s Sherizze Sean C. Acot was hailed as 2nd runner-up winner.

This victory is dedicated to and is a victory of the Bacoleños, said Villarico, who received the top cash prize of P60,000.

Lin-ay sang Victorias Jemaimah N. Taladico was adjudged 1st runner-up, bringing home a cash prize of P40,000. Lin-ay sang Talisay Sherizze Sean C. Acot was named as 2nd runner up and received P20,000 cash prize.

Meanwhile, Bacolod City Mayor Evelio R. Leonardia said he is proud of Villarico's victory.

“For us, she is an example of what we can do when we do our best. I am happy that we have shown that, in Bacolod, we are not just after our economic or material advancement but even in other fields. It should tell us again that we must always have the culture of excellence,” he said.

The mayor disclosed that when he saw Villarico before he went out the stage, she already had the aura.

“I saw that enthusiasm and energy in her. We talked very little. I saw that she was a picture of poise in the whole show. As the show was getting into its final stages, I was getting more and more confident that she will make it,” he added.

Leonardia escorted Villarico during the festival costume presentation

Special / Corporate Awards

Villarico was also named as Miss Globe, Miss ASN People’s Choice awardee and Miss Mary Kay. She received a cell phone, P5,000 and P10,000 worth of Mary Kay products.

Lin-ay sang Bago Catherine Joy F. Marin was named Miss Camisa Boutique, Miss Derma Line, Miss 2GO Freight, Miss Kapuso (GMA) and Miss Island Living Channel. She was also hailed as Best in Swimsuit and Best in Evening Gown. She received P5,000 in each award and a two-night stay at the Carmela de Boracay.

Lin-ay sang Murcia Chinky Cantere was named Miss Silka and Miss Olive-C, while Lin-ay sang Talisay Sherizze Sean C. Acot was named as Delmonte’s Fit & Right and Miss Watchmen Daily Journal Readers’ Choice.

Lin-ay sang Silay Cel Marie A. Lachica was named as Miss Sun.Star Bacolod Readers’ Choice and Miss Coca Cola.

Lin-ay sang Himamaylan was named as Ms. 2GO Travel. Lin-ay sang Hinoba-an Miss Kristy Claire S. Ebreo was named Miss Congenial. Lin-ay sang La Castellana Karla O. Ape was named Miss Robinsons Place Bacolod Most Photogenic.

Lin-ay sang Kabankalan Vanessa Marie G. Oyos was named Miss Airphil Express. Lin-ay sang Manapla Patricia Anne Reconquista was named Miss New Placenta and Best in Design of Evening Gown with John John Ditching as the Best Designer.

Lin-ay sang San Carlos Damaris Vi T. Landao was named as Best in Festival Costume. (With CNC)

Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on April 14, 2012.

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