Junior Tourism Management student Ann Mary Joyce E. Nipales was crowned Miss CEFI 2014 during the pageant held February 7.Miss Nipales was also named as the best in swimsuit and in evening gown.
Nursing’s Angela Claudine P. Cataroja, landed as first runner-up and has also bagged the CEFIzens Choice award based on social networking statistics of the said competition.
Lea Eddywin B. Guitterez of the College of Radiologic Technology was declared third runner-up.
Monica A. Viyar of the College of Physical Therapy won the best in talent, meanwhile; CISBA’s Mary Antonette L. Medina was awarded as the Miss Photogenic and Arts and Sciences’ Jennifer Racquel B. Boac was the Miss Congeniality.
The Judges of the pageant were Dr. Bernardita C. Brion, Dr. Arminda V. Calayan, and Mr. Eric A. Elardo, the Chairman of the Board. The judges conducted a pre-judging to get up close and personal with the candidates.
The pageant, held at the Atrium of Pacific Mall Lucena, was considered unique and exceptional for its innovative use of the escalator as runway. Mass Communication Majors ran the production under department head Mignon S. Tan, the pageant director. Dean Karen J. Cusi is Miss CEFI 2014 committee chair.
(Photograph courtesy of JheJhePixs - Jhe Mercado Photography)