Sherlyn Legaspi Doloriel representing Misamis Oriental has just been crowned Miss Scuba Philippines 2017 during last night’s grand coronation event held at Resorts World Manila. She will now represent the Philippines in the Miss Scuba International 2017 pageant which will be held on November 18, 2017 in Malaysia.
A reigning Miss Cagayan de Oro, the 23-year old Business Administration graduate of the class of 2017 of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan was already a favorite to win the crown after being named ‘Darling of the Press’ during the press presentation last September 14, 2017. A licensed PADI Scuba Diver, Sherlyn’s advocacy works well with the pageant’s promotion of marine life conservation.
“Lord, I thank you for this achievement, all glory to your name alone! You are my strength and my voice, for without you I am nothing! Ad majorem Dei gloriam!” the beauty queen prayed after the coronation night held at the Plaza Atrium of Resorts World Manila.
She is set to represent our country in the Miss Scuba International 2017 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia on November 18.
While studying at XU, Doloriel has managed to explore the sea through scuba diving, and eventually became a PADI-certified (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) scuba diver.
Doloriel was also crowned Miss Cagayan de Oro 2016 and a finalist in the Miss Earth Philippines 2017
1st Runner-Up was Dani Joy Acuña of Romblon while Manila’s Kristine Eiriel Nolasco was 2nd Runner-Up. Winners of special awards include Helga Cerbo (Best in Swimsuit), Dani Joy Acuña (Miss Congeniality), Elle Hollman (Miss Talent), Angela Gene Reeder Valdes (Best in Cultural Costume) and Danica Joy Acuña (Best in Evening Gown).
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