TALIBON, Bohol – Miss Lovely Sheena Empuesto of barangay San Roque lives up to her name as she is crowned Binibining Talibon 2015 during the jampacked cultural center here on May 26. Empuesto, besting 19 other hopefuls in the beauty and brain derby, will represent in the annual search for Miss Bohol Sandugo 2015, Mr. Steve Carosus said in an exclusive interview.
Completing the top five are Miss Wendy Kate Bersaluna of barangay San Isidro as first runner-up (RU); Miss Careen Jane Pilayre, barangay Suba if Jao island — second RU; Miss Stephanie Cadungog, Poblacion — third RU; and Miss Laksme Moorjani, barangay San Jose —- fourth RU. Miss Empuesto also grabbed the Best in Evening Gown and Best Beau Station Hair awards.
Miss Pilayre bagged three awards: Best in Production Number; Best in Talent; and Best in Playsuit. Miss Bersaluna won the Best in Interview while Miss Cadungog grabbed the Miss Congeniality; Best in Station Skin; and Best in Production Outfit awards.
The pageant is part of the activities being lined up for the annual feast day of this town on May 30, 2015. It is presented and organized by the municipal government led by Mayor Restituto Auxtero and Talibon Union of Artists with overall chairman Mr. Carosus.
Carosus said that the organizers would like to thank to main sponsors: Rep. Aris Aumentado, Provincial Board Member Gerry Garcia, Beau Station Inc and Bien-Unido Mayor Nino Rey Boniel.
The pageant’s board of judges is composed of Ms. Pureza Chatto, chair; Marlon Wafer, April Smith, Judith Evangelista and Cyril John Mantalaba. (rvo)