Celso crowns Acain as Ms. Red Cross Zambo 2015 in record-brreaking quest PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 13:17

A student of the Western Mindanao State University was crowned as Miss Red Cross 2015 during Coronation Rites held on Saturday at Grand Astoria Hotel’s Celebrity Hall.

District 1 Congressman and Red Cross Governor Celso L. Lobregat proclaimed and crowned Miss. Beverly P. Acain, as this year’s Miss Red Cross, a yearly quest conducted by the local Red Cross Chapter to raise funds to support its major services.  She is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Felizardo B. Acain,Jr.  Mr. Acain is connected with the WESMINCOM while the mother Yolalia is a teacher at the Pilar College.

This year’s Miss Red Cross represented the Los Contratistas de Zamboanga.

Lobregat congratulated the organizers, including the candidates, their parents and supporters for the very successful Search. Lobregat is over-all chairman, membership & fund raising campaign drive 2015.

Former Red Cross Administrator Victor Liozo, Jr.  said the 2015 Quest for Miss Red Cross made history because for the first time since the inception of the Quest many years ago, the Red Cross chapter was able to raise some Php 1.9-million gross revenue.

Besides, Liozo said this is also the first time that the Quest has eight (8) candidates. Unlike in previous years, usually only seven candidates vied for the coveted title.

Atty. Alfredo Jimenez, a connoisseur in local beauty pageants and considered as one of the city’s best criminal lawyers, headed the board of judges in last weekend’s shorts attire and gown competitions.

Other candidates conferred titles were Ms. Kellie Dione J. Camoro, Miss Universality; Ms. Pamela N. Vasallo, Miss Unity; Ms. Rochelle Coscolluela, Miss Voluntary Service; Ms. Hanna M. Acosta, Miss Independence; Ms. Kimberly Ann D. Villaflores, Miss Neutrality; Ms. Ivy Niezel M. Araneta, Miss Impartiality; and Ms.  Sarah Jade U. Sebrio, Miss Humanity.

Congressman Lobregat also took time to commend Mr. Liozo who had served with the Red Cross for 38 years, including 4 years as volunteer. He had also been serving as Chapter Administrator for 26 years until he bowed down from the service upon filing his Certificate of Candidacy for City Councilor in District 1 last October 16.