Miss Palawan 2019 is Puerto Princesa representative Jennifer Linda after 5 hours of the rigorous competition last December 8 at Puerto Princesa City Coliseum.

Linda is the reigning first runner-up of Miss Puerto Princesa, the Tourism major student from STI also took home the Best in Talent, Best in Festival Costume and Darling of the Press awards. During the question and answer portion, Linda was asked if she favored limiting the tourists visiting the province because of the lack of resources such as food, water, and electricity, she answer the question as there is no need to limit tourist arrivals, and the issue is will be solved with the plan of the Provincial Government in the proposed division of the province into three provinces.

Next Linda is 16-year-old Phoebe De Luna from San Vicente is this year’s Miss Palawan North, while Miss Palawan South is bagged by a Political Science student from Palawan State University, Jamaica Venturillo that represented Cagayancillo.

First placer is the crowds’ and sponsors’ darling Angelica Lopez of Bataraza. She won 6 major and minor awards that night, including Best in Swimsuit. Cuyo representative Gellean Jagmis is declared second runner-up.

The 18-man judge was headed by Miss Supranational 2013 Mutya Johanna Datul as chairman. The other judges included Provincial Information Officer Winston Arzaga, City Councilor Matthew Mendoza, Bataraza Councilor Al Rashid Ibba, Regional Trial Court Judge Arleen Guillen, City Information Officer Richard Ligad, Atty. Nanette Quicho, Ferdinand Galdones Abejon of Missosology, Former Miss PSU Lornalyn Gonzaga, Rose Dantes, Businesswoman Grace Ann Arde, Babe Moreno, Annalyn Rivera, Abegail Lobajon, Connie Gallardo, Maria Teresa Umali, Atty. Nanette Quicho, and Police Officer Emeline Herrera.

Pinoy Big Brother Housemate-turned-actor Seth Fedelin serenaded the candidates, and a concert of the Philippines’ most-streamed band in Spotify, December Avenue, followed after the coronation.

Here is the complete list of winners for the special awards.

Ms. Friendship- Cristal Diaz, Aborlan

Ms. Photogenic – Jamaica Venturillo, Cagayancillo

Darling of the Press – Jennifer Linda, Puerto Princesa

Ms. Chez Rose – Phoebe De Luna, San Vicente

NCCC Ambassador – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Poten Cee- Phoebe De Luna

Romel Mercado Haute Couture Choice- Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Best in Talent – Jennifer Linda, Puerto Princesa

Ms. South Sea Pearl – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Kamia Bay – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Farmbelle – Phoebe De Luna

Ms. Tanduay – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Tatak Ni Tatang – Alyssa Huerta, Taytay

Ms. Realty Corporation – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Royal Premiere – Almera Rosadeno, Brookes Point

Ms. Facebook Sensation – Cristal Diaz, Aborlan

Best in Swimsuit – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Le Dessert – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Panya – Phoebe De Luna, San Vicente

Ms. Hotel Centro – Phoebe De Luna, San Vicente

Ms. Le’Hermosa – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Toyota – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Votenex – Almera Rosadeno, Brooke’s Point

Ms. Hollywood Merchandise – Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Ms. Philippine Airlines – Jamaica Venturillo, Cagayancillo

Best in Festival Costume – Jennifer Linda, Puerto Princesa

Best in Long Gown – Phoebe De Luna, San Vicente

Top 8.

Angelica Lopez, Bataraza

Arjane Cafugauan, Narra

Jamaica Venturillo, Cagayancillo

Phoebe De Luna, San Vicente

Almera Rosadeno, Brooke’s Point

Rhea Villegas, Sofronio Española

Gellean Jagmis, Cuyo

Jennifer Linda, Puerto Princesa City

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