Zesrimar F. Historia of the College of Education (COE) and Joan C. Porras of the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) bagged the first ever title of Mr. and Ms. Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT U) during the pageant night held on Sept. 1 at the ISAT U Multi-Purpose Gym.

Historia also romped off with the Mr. Photogenic, People’s Choice, Best in Sports Wear and Best in Formal Attire Special Awards. .Porras, on the other hand, won the Ms. Photogenic Award, People’s Choice Award and Best in Formal and Cocktail Attire.

Other winners of the title were Rio Apolinario III (College of Arts and Sciences-CAS) and Rhinae Mae O. Palma (College of Industrial Technology-CIT), 1st runner up;  Christian Arsaga (CIT) and Roma Abelarde (CAS),  2nd runner up; Mharbani B. Ma-ambong (CEA) and Michelle Ann Malabayabas (Miag ao Campus), 3rd runner up; and Christine Jessica D. Martin (COE) with Jetro Tigulo (Miag ao Campus), 4th runner up.

During the competition, the candidates displayed their poise, beauty and intelligence. which was gauged through the interview. Arsaga (CIT) and Malabayabas (Miag ao Campus) nailed the pageant's interview portion.

Adjudged Mr. and Ms. Congeniality, another special award, were Apolinario (CAS) and Palma (CIT).  

For the Minor awards, Ma-ambong (CEA) and Malabayabas (Miag ao Campus) were proclaimed best in production number award; Historia (COE) and Malabayabas (Miagao Campus), best in sports wear competition; Apolinario  (CAS) won the best in formal wear while Porras (CEA) won best in Cocktail attire competition;  and Historia (COE) and Abelarde(CAS),  best in gown and formal attire.

“We might produce national and international beauty queens,” said Dr. Raul F. Muyong, University President, in his speech. The activity, according to Dr. Muyong, is in keeping the university's goal to develop well-rounded individuals through extra-curricular activities.

Alfred Jor el Espinosa, Michelle Marie Monte Gacuma and Rexcel John B. Sorza served as judges.

The new titlists will represent ISAT U  in the  Regional  Search for Mr. and Ms State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA)  in Roxas City, Capiz tentatively scheduled on December 14-18, 2015.