Twenty three Boholanas are vying for this yearâ€™s most coveted crown. Miss Bohol 2015 candidates have begun their journey to pageant night on July 18, 2015 at the Bohol Wisdom School Gymnasium.
Miss Bohol 2014 Queenie Melody Fullante will turn over the crown to one of this yearâ€™s list of hopefuls, which include Breza Gayle Balighot (Dimiao); Erin Kate Javellana (Alicia); Claree Ann Aumentado (San Isidro); Charmaine Ness Sagaral (Panglao); Ma. Rhea Rebecca Rocha (Jagna); Mary Eda Cimafranca (Tagbilaran City); Paulene Quinal (Balilihan); Jissa Baugbog (Corella); Jillian Ylarde (Anda); Lara Ann Lumayag (Sum Finance Services Corporation); Katrina Decker (Cortes); Shiella Estareja (Dauis); Cindy Lopez (Carmen); Dahlia Rose Rada (Loon); Marjorie Monte (Pres. Carlos P. Garcia); Ma. Jaira Redulla (Guindulman); Clarlaine Radoc (Tubigon); Ma. Yvonne Perocho (Sierra Bullones); Portia Quejada (Batuan); Mae Regil Versoza (Talibon); Imaculada Cleofe Leopardas (Baclayon); Mary Jane Malaran (Bilar); and Liezel May Turtoga (BISU).
The candidates trained with Rodgil Flores, owner of Kagandahang Flores Philippines and began their goodwill activities with a tree planting activity in Bilar yesterday.
The candidates will be presented to the public at the Tagbilaran City Charter Day celebration on July 1, 2015, which kicks off the month-long Sandugo festivities.
Talent Night will be on July 12, 2015 at the Bohol Cultural Center.
The prestigious beauty pageant, which has reinvented itself from the quintessential symbol of Boholana beauty and brain during Sandugo festivities into Boholâ€™s ambassadress of goodwill, is chaired by no less than First Lady of the Province and Vice Mayor of Balilihan Pureza Veloso-Chatto.
It is co-chaired by Tagbilaran City First Lady Jane Censoria Cajes-Yap, and organized by the JCI Bohol Chocolate Hills with President Ma. Eva Eleanor Jubac at the helm.
Top five winners shall be proclaimed including the Miss Bohol 2015 title. Cash prizes, trophies, sashes and bouquets await winners of the pageant.
Miss Bohol 2015 is among highlights of Julyâ€™s festivities which commemorate the 450th year of the Sandugo between Spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez de Legaspi and Bohol native chieftain Datu Sikatuna. This yearâ€™s Sandugo Festival is spearheaded by the Provincial Government of Bohol, the City Government of Tagbilaran, and the Sandugo Foundation.