May 4, 2018, Filed under Banner News

the winners in the limgas na pangasinan 2018


LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – A 21 year-old licensed fisheries technologist from Caboloan, Urdaneta City sashayed her way to the Limgas na Pangasinan 2018 crown.


Jemimah Ann Tungbaban Torrado bested 22 other Limgas hopefuls at the pageant and coronation night held on April 30 at the Sison Auditorium.


“As a fisheries technologist, I love the environment. My advocacy is to protect the environment. I will share my knowledge and my ability to further enhance our aquaculture industry, and to protect our coastal resources,” Torrado, who currently works at Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation, responded, when asked during an interview on how she will maximize her advocacy during her reign.


Torrado, a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries graduate of Central Luzon State University, said she would utilize her expertise to help contribute in the various environmental conservation and preservation programs of the province.


Governor Amado I. Espino, III and Pangasinan First lady Karina

Padua-Espino, along with Landbank of the Philippines – Lingayen Branch Manager Kathleen Fernandez, and Limgas na Pangasinan 2017 Anie Uson, led the crowning of the new Limgas na Pangasinan, who received Php150,000 cash prize, a sash and a boquet, plus the entitlement of Php10,000 monthly allowance for a year.


Eighteen year-old Samantha Mae Fernandez of Bugallon, and 19 year-old Joy May Anne Barcoma of Villasis won the new titles – Limgas na Turismo, and Limgas na Kalikasan, respectively.


Runners-up were Rose Lyn Reyes of Manaoag, and Yna Bacalanmo of San Manuel.


Three others in top eight were: Marikit Aquino Manaois (Sison), Nicole Sarah Lastimosa (Lingayen), and Regine Mae Angel Dumbrique (San Carlos City).


Winners of minor and special awards include: Reyes of Manaoag (best in festival costume, best in swimwear, and best in evening gown); Dumbrique of San Carlos City (Miss Photogenic), Manaois of Sison (best in talent), Barcoma of Villasis (Darling of the Press) Marianne Bergantinos Royulada of Rosales (Miss Congeniality), Elisabeth Jane Henanger of Alaminos City (texters’ choice, and peoples’ choice awards), and Bacalanmo of San Manuel (best promotional video), with San Manuel LGU (best promotional video – LGU).


Best evening gown designer was Rodel Salvador.


The 23 Limgas bets were: Aura Vanaessa Manlongat (Malasiqui), Yna Bacalanmo (San Manuel), Riza Mae Colcol (Dasol), Arbie Rapisora (Sta. Maria), Princess Soliven (Anda), Hannah Quezon (Bugallon), Marikit Manaois (Sison), Jemimah Ann Torrado (Urdaneta City), Nicole Sarah Lastimosa (Lingayen), Marianne Bergantinos Royulada (Rosales), Joymayanne Barcoma (Villasis), Elisabeth Jane Henanger (Alaminos City), Junie Caintic (Sta. Barbara), Dorothy Mei Pagal (Calasiao), Diana Jean Cayabyab (Bautista), Sittie Hannah Morcir (Umingan), Rose Lyn Reyes (Manaoag), Regine Mae Angel Dumbrique (San Carlos City), Judy Ann Caasi (Bolinao), Jessica Darlene Concepcion (Pozorrubio), Gell Vinluan (Binmaley), Samantha Mae Fernandez (Bugallon), and Jireh Grace Austria (Lingayen).


The Limgas pageant was cut shortly due to unexpected rainfall right after the presentation of the candidates at the Capitol Plaza, where they showcased their One Town, One Product inspired festival costumes. The pageant resumed at the Sison Auditorium.


/Mark Gerry Naval Oblanca

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LIMGAS NA PANGASINAN 2018  Newly-crowned Limgas na Pangasinan 2018 Jemimah Ann Tungbaban Torrado (center) from Urdaneta City, and her court –Limgas na Pangasinan Turismo Samantha Mae Fernandez of Bugallon (2nd from left), Limgas na Pangasinan Kalikasan Joy May Anne Barcoma of Villasis (2nd from right), and runners-up Roselyn Reyes of Manaoag (left) and Yna Bacalanmo of San Manuel (right) – poses before the crowd after the Limgas pageant and coronation night held on May 1 at the Sison Auditorium in Lingayen. /Photo by MVS/MGNO




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