By E. Bernardo
Six students from the various campuses and departments of the system were crowned during the 41st College Week Celebration highlight at ISCOF BN Poblacion Social Hall on Aug. 22.
Shane Navarra of Dumangas and Charlie Mae Linobo of BN Poblacion won Mr. And Ms. ISCOF 2019, respectively.
Navarra was also Mr. Oppo, Best in Playsuit/Mr. Anytime Fitness Gym, Best in Production Number, Best in Casual Wear, and Best in Formal Wear, while Linobo was also chosen as Ms. JCI Barotac Nuevo Tamasak.
John Michael Manlupig of Poblacion was crowned Mr. ISCOF Student Council Ambassador and Judy Ann Alzate of Dumangas as Ms. ISCOF Student Council Ambassadress.
Manlupig was also Mr. JCI Barotac Nuevo Tamasak, while Alzate was Best in Casual Wear.
Matt Rendell dela Cruz of CFAS Main Tiwi was judged Mr. ISCOF Alumni Ambassador and Ms. Jhamilla Mai Mortel of FMSHS was Ms. ISCOF Alumni Ambassadress.
Dela Cruz was also Best in Interview, while Mortel was Ms. Photogenic, Ms. Social Media, Ms. Globe, Ms. Oppo, Best in Advocacy, and Best in Gown.
Ray Aron Pilarta of San Enrique was Mr. ISCOF 1st runner-up, Mr. Confidence, and Best in Talent, while Greeza Marie Cejalvo, also of San Enrique was Ms. ISCOF 1st runner-up, Ms. Sister Sanitary Napkin, Best in Production Number, Best in Pageant Attire, and Best in Playsuit/Ms. Anytime Fitness Gym.
Ryn Villanueva of FMSHS was Mr. ISCOF 2nd runner-up, Mr. Photogenic, Mr. Social Media, Best in Advocacy, and Best in Pageant Attire, while Quimberly Cataytay of CM Main Tiwi was Ms. ISCOF 2nd runner-up and Best in Talent.
Other winners were: John Kenneth Duremdes of FMSHS – Mr. Social Media, Mr. Globe; Olynon Galapan and Marjorie Villora of Dingle – Darlings of the Production Staff; Khiane Charles Ferrariz of CM Main Tiwi – Mr. Congeniality; and Lally Jane Suganob of FMSHS – Ms. Congeniality and Best in Interview.
According to Dr. Michael Dizon, VP for Administration and Chairman of the Brazilian-Carnical themed Search for Mr. and Ms ISCOF 2019 Committee, “the show was probably the biggest, the grandest, and the most attended beauty pageant ISCOF has ever had.”
ISCOF President Dr. Hisole said it was “a very successful, very entertaining, and excellent show.”
Instructor Edmer Bernardo of COED Main Tiwi served as pageant host, while Instructors Norlee Ian Magbanua, Clariesol Belo and Kristine Hofilena were pageant directors.
A total of nine judges served in the panel led by the chief and exclusive pageant designer Mr. Jun Ber Laroder.