Maybe that typhoon Hanna is too heavy, but it not became a hindrance for people to go at People's Center, Capitol Balanga City and witness the successful coronation night of Ms. Bataan 2007 last Sunday night, September 30 who won by Monique T. Manuel, Dinalupihan town's bet against ten other candidates to be crowned Ambassadress of Tourism of Bataan province. She may not be able to attend the launching of Ms. Bataan 2007 search last August 25, this 18-year old lady who is a 3rd year Psychology student of Assumption College also because of the bad weather, ironically it became a blessing then when she beat in the said beauty and brain search the other candidates from the 9 towns and 1 city of the province.
Miss Bataan 2007 (via Friendster.com)
Monique also got the title for Best in Swimsuit in the concluded press presentation at the poolside of Louis Restaurant on September 15. Whereas, also Liezl Ramirez of Mariveles became Ms. Talent and Jerusa Miracle Torres was chosen as Darling of the Press. Nerlie Ledesma, reporter of Abante and Raffy Viray, Bataan Press Club President, awarded Torres.
Photo captured from Ms. Monique (middle) friendster account.
Ms. Bataan 2007 Monique also got the special award of Ms. Natasha and Miss Eastwood Professionals, who belongs to the major sponsors of the said pageant that was organized by Bataan Tourism Council Foundation, Inc. (BTCFI) who was also supported by the provincial government in the leadership of Gov. Enrique Tet Garcia, municipal and city mayors together with their spouses.
Also crowned as the 1st runner-up is Jeanne Klarisse Gomez representing Samal town and 2nd runner-up is Sachelle Anne Sioson of Orani. In the pre-pageant night, Gomez was also chosen as Best in Native Costume because of her white gown with capiz designs, which is known as Samal's basic product, while at the coronation night, Sioson got the Best in Long Gown award.
Special awards were also given to Rodesa Ignacio of Morong as Ms. Friendship; Monica Florence Verallo of Balanga City as Ms Photogenic and Ms. Manels also goes to Gomez.
Mr. Richard Reynoso serves as the master of ceremonies with her host partner Mylene dela Fuente, Mutya ng Balanga 2000. The coronation night was also attended by Congresswoman Cynthia Villar of Las Piņas, Bataan 2nd Dist. Rep. Albert Garcia at 1st Dist. Rep. Herminia Roman.