CELEBRATING THE 70th year of the Miss Silliman Pageant, 11 candidates from different colleges were officially presented during the Press Launch last August 1 at the Silliman University Gymnasium.
This year’s theme is “Miss Silliman Sapphire: Illuminated by the Paragon of a Sillimanian.”
The 11 candidates vying for the prestigious title of Miss Silliman Sapphire are: Aiko M. Kitane (College of Business Administration), Valerie G. Durias (College of Arts and Sciences), Stacey Lu B. Castor (Institute of Clinical Laboratory Sciences), Jollyprim Katriz Mae H. Sy (Graduate Studies Program), Aliah Jehan A. Jandog (College of Nursing), Dallie Z. Guillen (College of Education), Glynese Micole G. Ikeda (College of Engineering and Design), Rhobie A. Ruaya (College of Mass Communication), Paula Izzabela F. Estoy (Institute of Rehabilitative Sciences), Elisse Anne C. Dolleton (Medical School), and Michelle Lynn C. Wilkins (High School).
The candidates were asked by the distinguished panel of press judges namely: Albert L.R. Malonzo (Yes FM), Angelica Mae D. Gomez (tWS), Melissa B. Pal (Metropost), Glynda T. Descuatan (Sky Cable), Jennifer C. Tilos (Philippine Information Agency), and Ely P. Dejaresco (Negros Chronicle).
The Press Launch will determine who will receive the Darling of the Press award that will be given at the Pageant Night to the candidate who gave the best answers to the press’ questions.
The event was hosted by Val Vestil, senior mass communication student and Shamah Bulangis, Miss Silliman Headline Girl 2015.