SHAAN MORATA, AN IT GRADUATE, IS THIS YEAR’S MS. ORMOC following a live ceremony at the Ormoc City Superdome on Friday, June 23, 2023. She received PHP 100,000 and was crowned with a PHP 50,000 kalachuchi crown.

The other winners include Monette Paula Mangcal, first runner-up (as well as Best in Swimsuit, Miss Photogenic, Miss ERT, and Miss Carlosta Hotel), April Siaboc, second runner-up, Rio Anne Ronato, third runner-up (and Best in Evening Gown), and Rafa Monica Fernandez, fourth runner-up.

Accordingly, Miss Ormoc 2023 will represent the city in the Miss Grand Philippines while the first runner will be the city’s representative to the Mutya ng Pilipinas.The annual event was hosted by James Deakin and Iza Calzado, with the special participation of actor-singer Piolo Pascual. (By Gwen Maurillo / Photo grabbed from the City Government of Ormoc FB Page / EV Mail June 19-25, 2023 issue)