Search for Miss Jagna 2008

      Eighteen ladies vie for this year's Miss Jagna title set to take place at the Jagna gymnasium in the evening of September 27.

      After a year of hiatus, the Miss Jagna pageant kicked off with its first of the two pre-pageant events- -the swimsuit competition- -held on September 14 at the Elmar Bar and Resto.

      Aside from picking out the stand-out in swimsuit, the first event was also set to choose the most photogenic, while it was the candidates' first location pictorial.

      At hand to choose the stand-out in two-piece bikini included Jagna Chief of Police Ramoncelio Sawan; the most eligible bachelor in town, Engr. Stephen Sy; and renowned surgeon, Dr. Seth Lim as chairman of the board of judges.

      The regal evening gown competition at the Elmar Bar and Resto starts at 7:30 tonight after a buffet dinner at 6 p.m. worth P200 per plate. The candidates will also show off their respective two-minute talent presentations.

      Aspiring for the glamour and grandeur of Miss Jagna 2008 title are Vernalyn Salabe representing barangay Alejawan, Marissa Sajulga of Balili, Ma. Richelle Madrona of Bunga Mar and Lorraine Jane Sarmiento of Calabacita, Venissa Aparici Sajulga of barangay Canjulao, Precious Roshene Damolo of Cantagay, Evegessel Barbon of Can-uba, Phoebe Faith Cagas of Faraon, Jenylyna Cacayan of Ipil and Tisha Mae Pugoso of Laca. 

      Outstanding beauties of Mary Jean Baclayo of barangay Larapan, Amethyst Lloren of Lonoy, Flordelle Yap of Looc, Ma. Regina Pagulon of Malbog, Mabeth Acedo of Nausok, Shiela Marie Asis of Odiong, Idy Cagas of Pagina and Ma. Jezza Peñaflor of Pangdan are likewise to watch for.

      This year's Miss Jagna titleholder will receive a cash prize of P 10,000 and trophy. The runners-up will, each, receive a trophy and cash prizes in the following order: P5,000, P4,000, P3,000, and P2,000.

      The Jagna Sangguniang Kabataan Municipal Federation (SKMF) headed by Lalaine Tan in coordination with RDA Productions is producing the beauty search as part of the nine-day evening show in preparation for Jagna's 377th founding anniversary and Feast of St. Michael the Archangel on September 29.

      Tickets are sold at P1,000 for major sponsors and P100 for minor, while the general admission ticket is pegged at P30.