Here’s the first close look you can get of all the Miss Cebu 2012 Candidates.


Who is your bet?

Passion and a strong sense of self guides this beauty to be the best that she can be as a an advocate for medical tourism.

Finalist No. 1

Name: Michelle Angelique A. Tan

Age: 21

Nickname: Mitch

Height: 5’3”

Weight: 107 lbs.

Measurements: 30 ½ * 20 * 30

School: Velez College




Not just your run-of-the-mill Cebuana, she strikes a fair balance of womanly-grace and fearlessness—not many would brave riding jeepneys in their heels!

Finalist No. 2

Name: Ann Caryl S. Gotingco

Age: 24

Nickname: Caryl

Heigh: 5’3 ½”

Weight: 106 lbs.

Measurements: 29 * 23 * 30 ½

School: University of San Carlos




There’s more than meets the eye with this girl-next-door. This multilingual will definitely charm you with her modest nature reminiscent of Maria Clara.

Finalist No. 3

Name: Mary Hazel Haruka T. Watabe

Age: 18

Nickname: Haruka

Height: 5’3 ½”

Weight: 100 lbs.

Measurements: 28 * 24 * 31

School: Cebu Doctors University




Having a love for one’s roots can be seen in Chloe. She advocates the propagation of Cebuano culture and even has a feasible plan to see that goal through!

Finalist No. 4

Name: Rachel Chloe T. Palang

Age: 23

Nickname: Chloe

Height: 5’4”

Weight: 102 lbs.

Measurements: 29 ½ * 24 * 30

School: University of the Philippines




This sweetheart from USJ-R regards personality as her best asset and believes in how one can be better than yesterday and be the best today.

Finalist No. 5

Name: Cynthia Lois D. Tac-an

Age: 22

Nickname: Cynth

Height: 5’4 ½“

Weight: 118 lbs.

Measurements: 33 * 24 * 33

School: University of San Jose – Recoletos




Don’t be surprised if you get heavily insightful and thought-provoking maxims from Anther. Being an experienced radio DJ, she can very well represent the voice of the contemporary Cebuana.

Finalist No. 6

Name: Pierre Anther G. Infante

Age: 21

Nickname: Anther

Height: 5’4 ½“

Weight: 121 lbs.

Measurements: 32 * 24 ½ * 31 ½

School: Southwestern University



Ella is a natural-born leader and an advocate for anti-human trafficking. Having been a vice chair councilor back in college, representing society is definitely something not new to her.

Finalist No. 7

Name: Ella Beverly P. Sarmago

Age: 21

Nickname: Ella

Height: 5’4 ½“

Weight: 118 lbs.

Measurements: 31 * 25 * 31 ½

School: University of the Philippines



Kim is an advocate of SEX—after marriage, that is. This lady believes that as a role model to the youth, you have to start with self and be a socially responsible individual.

Finalist No. 8

Name: Herlie T. Kim Artugue

Age: 20

Nickname: Kim

Height: 5’4 ¾“

Weight: 122 lbs.

Measurements: 31 * 25 *32

School: University of San Carlos




Having seen firsthand what goes on in sitios during her community nursing, April believes that poverty needs to be changed for the betterment of the future.

Finalist No. 9

Name: April Ann Claire R. White

Age: 19

Nickname: April

Height: 5’5”

Weight: 122 lbs.

Measurements: 31 * 24 ½ * 33

School: University of Cebu – Banilad




Beauty gets you the royal treatment. Jonnie admits that being beautiful has its perks but also levels that it has its disadvantages. She then concludes that it may be God’s way of keeping things fair.

Finalist No. 10

Name: Jonnie Rose Louise R. Wee

Age: 20

Nickname: Jonnie

Height: 5’5 ½“

Weight: 122 lbs.

Measurements: 30 * 25 *31

School: Velez College



Important people that God-loving Shannen sticks with: parents, God, and self. She believes that with a true heart she can set her dreams in motion.

Finalist No. 11

Name: Shannen R. Abarquez

Age: 20

Nickname: Shannen

Height: 5’7”

Weight: 121 lbs.

Measurements: 31 * 24 ½ * 31 ½

School: University of San Carlos




Opportunities such as being ”Ms. Arena” for government offices in Region VII has made Lesly more capable of becoming someone better. Not only that, she believes in helping out her fellow Cebuana.

Finalist No. 12

Name: Lesly Anne P. Fernandez

Age: 23

Nickname: L.A.

Height: 5’7 ½”

Weight: 128 lbs.

Measurements: 31 ½ * 25 ½ * 33 ½

School: University of San Carlos


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