By Michelle Joy L. Padayhag
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fourteen Cebuanas are a step closer to their dream to represent Cebu in the national stage.
The organizers of Mutya Pilipinas – Cebu 2019 officially revealed its 14 candidates during a press presentation held on June 29 in a hotel in Cebu City.
Lemuel Rosos, Mutya Pilipina -Cebu provincial director, told CDN Digital that only 14 candidates passed the screening out of the 20 aspirants who submitted their application.
“We are hoping to have a Cebuana, a hometown girl that will represent Cebu for the national competition,” Rosos said in a phone interview.
Making to the official roster are Shannara Eve D. Alob, Guia G. Moreno, Kaori Kaye M. Verallo, Mariah Gelina Laxa Lequin, Maria Angelica Pantaliano, Khurly S. Continedo, Karla Claudine Salvador Lasquite, Frances Jade Pino, Hannah Steen S. Rosales, Crystal Jane Olita Catalan, Shuvee Chrisna V. Etrata, Jo-an Garcia Romo, Hydie B. Sarcauga, and Carneah A. Basmayor.