Congratulations to Miss PURITA ARQUIZA, a college student of Ateneo de Zamboanga University who was proclaimed as Miss ZAMBOANGA 2014 during the coronation night held last October 2, at the ASTORIA REGENCY of GRAND ASTORIA HOTEL.
Almost making it to the title and was adjudged First Runner up was CESS DIANNE DAUNG. The other runners-up were BELLATRIX TAN, 2nd Runner Up; KAREN ANDALAR, 3RD Runner Up and ELLAINE JOY ESPINOSA, 4th Runner Up.
The candidates went through several segments like the Production Number, PLAINS &PRINTS and Mint Fashion Show, swimwear and gown competition with other categories like Talent competition already pre-judged.
Winning Best In Talent is ELAINE JOY ESPINOSA, Best in Long Gown went to BELLATRIX TAN.
The Board of judges were composed of Top Criminal Lawyer Atty ALFREDO JIMENEZ, Plains & Prints owner LAURENE YAP, LANDC’s ROSE NAPAO, Kadayawan Chair EID ACAYLAR, Pepsi’s JAN ROSS CRUZ, Fashion Designer ERICH MINOZA among others.
The reigning Miss ZAMBOANGA PILAR ARQUIZA also won the Miss SOUTHWAY SQUARE title and crown last 2012.
The search for Miss ZAMBOANGA now on its 3oth year is being handled and Produced by Top Choreographer and Events Planner and Coordinator SONNY VILLARES.