Tubod lass bags Ms. Lanao del Norte title-A A +A
Saturday, July 9, 2011
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – More than five thousand people witnessed the crowning of 19-year-old Angel Lou Pates as the 2011 Ms. Lanao del Norte.
Pates bested 16 other candidates from different towns in the province during the jampacked coronation night held on July 2 at the Mindanao Civic Center gymnasium.
She also won best in festival attire and was one of the early favorites to bag the prestigious crown.
As Ms. Lanao del Norte 2011, Pates was declared Ms. Dunkin’ Donuts, Ms. AIMCoop, Ms. FM Fragrance, Ms. Nature’s Spring and as ABS-CBN’s Kapamilya Star of the Night.
Another frontrunner in the annual pageant was 16-year-old Imelynn Bombeo of Kapatagan who was declared as first runner up.
Bombeo was adjudged as Best in Swimwear, Best in Enchanted Costume, Best in Production Number and Darling of the Press.
As Ms. Lanao del Norte 2011, Pates will represent the province in the Search for Sinulog Festival Queen in Cebu City next year.
The provincial government has been participating in the Sinulog Festival for three years straight now and has consistently won in the Free Interpretation category.
The other winners in the pageant were Leslie Gaborno representing Matungao as second runner up, Michelle Ann Jancilan from Baroy as third runner up and Joriesa Tañan from Lala town as fourth runner up.
Other winners for minor awards were Rea Tessa Hillary R. Lacida (Best in Cocktail Attire, Miss Photogenic), Charlynn Jarantilla (Best in Malong- Landap Creation) and Tiffany Alexandra B. Pinili (Miss Congeniality).
The Ms. Lanao del Norte pageant is one of the highlights in the two-week long celebration of the 52nd Araw ng Lanao del Norte. (VNL/PIO-LDN)
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on July 10, 2011.