(by: Krystal Kaye Corpuz and Allan Peejay Lappay)
Caritas Christi urget nos!
SPUP’s annual search for ASEAN Ambassador culminated with the coronation of the winners on December 19, 2016. Following their production number, the candidates displayed their wit by interpreting words relative to ASEAN integration. Moreover, each of them presented a video documentary of their chosen advocacy. Meanwhile, displaying ingenuity, the candidates modeled creative attire showcasing the ASEAN country they represented. However, prior to the coronation night (on December 15, 2016), the aspirants also exhibited their talent and eloquently explained their advocacy. Combining the judges’ score and the peoples’ vote, Mr. Justin Valencia (SNAHS) and Ms. Kayle Angelie Palattao (SAS) were crowned 2016 Mr. and Ms. SPUP ASEAN Ambassadors. Completing their court were: First Runners Up – Mr. Moses Bulauan (SITE) and Ms. Kim Garnett Andaya (SNAHS); and Second Runners Up – Mr. James Mesa (BEU) and Ms. Monika Simon (SBAHM) respectively.
Special awards were also given to: Mr. Justin Valencia and Ms. Kim Garnett Andaya (SNAHS) – Best in Talent; Mr. Edgar Bueno (SAS) and Ms. Zhanne Collado (SITE) – Best in Creative Attire; Mr. James Mesa (BEU) and Ms. Monika Simon (SBAHM) – Best in Advocacy; Mr. Justin Valencia (SNAHS) and Ms. Kayle Angelie Palattao (SAS) – Peoples’ Choice; and, Mr. Von Harris Tarmad (SBAHM) and Ms. Ms. Kim Garnett Andaya (SNAHS) – Mr. and Ms. Congeniality. Congratulations to the winners and organizers!