Miss Bohol Sandugo 2008 Is Miss Catigbian: Was It Bias?

Miss Catigbian Joy Marie Maglajos won the most-coveted Miss Bohol Sandugo 2008 crown during pageant and coronation Friday night at the HNU gymnasium.

Sangguniang Kabataan bet Chandrina Elluiska Naldoza Schreurs of Garcia-Hernandez town was first runner-up, followed by Miss Talibon Mischelle Latras, second runner-up.

Miss ICM Donna Maricel Cardino and Trinidad town candidate Ma. Cielo Angelli Cajes emerged third and fourth runners-up respectively.

Maglajos also grabbed the Best in Gown Design award.

Miss Tagbilaran Mary Lovely Ligones was adjudged as Miss Photogenic and Miss Trinidad (Cajes) as Best in Talent.

Other minor awards went to Schreurs. She was adjudged as Best in Festival Attire, and awards from Aldea Photo, HBC, Dunkin' Donuts and Miss Pepsi Smile.

Miss Talibon also settled for Best in Gown and Best in Swimsuit. Best in Production Number was grabbed by Miss Cherry de la Cruz of Shopper's Mart.

The board of judges was composed of labor regional director Elias Cayanong, furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue, Globe Telecom's Raymundo Crystal, San Miguel Beer's Napoleon Murillo; and Miss Cebu 2002 and Bb. Pilipinas 2005 second runner-up Melanie Ediza.

The search was spearheaded by the Bohol Sandugo Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the city and provincial governments.

The major sponsors were Globe TeleCom, Pepsi, First consolidated Bank, MiraVilla Resort through deputy Mayor Mario Uy, San Miguel Corporation, Bohol Light Company Inc./Bohol Water Utilities, Inc., Chowking, SRN Fast Seacrafts, Inc and minors sponsors Bohol Quality, STI, Island City Mall, Dunkin' Donuts, Derma Blend and "hbc exclusibo."