The Manila Bulletin Readers’ Choice awardee was crowned last night as the 2009 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe at the grand coronation held at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City.
Pamela Bianca Manalo, 22, an Advertising graduate who currently works as a flight attendant, was also chosen Best in Swimsuit and named Miss Natasha and Miss PAL.
Other major awardees are Marie-Ann Umali, 22, Tourism graduate, Bb. Pilipinas World; and Melody Gersbach, 23, businesswoman, Bb. Pilipinas International. Umali was also chosen Miss Photogenic and Best in Long Gown.