The Miss Teen Philippines Northern Mindanao regional finals was held yesterday afternoon at SM City Cagayan de Oro. Five girls were chosen to represent Northern Mindanao on the grand coronation night of Miss Teen Philippines 2014 on May 31 at the Philippine International Convention Center and will be shown on TV 5.
From 16 lovely girls, only five were chosen to represent Northern Mindanao in Manila. NorMin’s top five are Nicole Kaye Inovero of Liceo de Cagayan University, Alexa Patriana of Xavier University, Reyna Rose Abriol of Xavier University, Heintze Crile Malack of Xavier University, and Essel Mae Pabillaran of Mindanao State University Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT). They were carefully chosen by six credible judges namely PR Consultant Ms. Rona De Vera, Department of Education Region 10 SPED Coordinator Joy Legazpi Sabanpan, Miss Teen Philippines Program Director Grace Hilario, Department of Tourism Region 10 Director Catalino E. Chan III, Celebrity Salon owner Jing Monis, and the first ever Miss Teen Philippines, commercial model, and Kapuso Star who is proudly a Kagay-anon Stephanie Mae Sol.
Northern Mindanao has already produced two Miss Teen Philippines winners namely Stephanie Sol (2004) and Maxine Monasterio (2007). Maxine is now a local artist of ABS-CBN Northern Mindanao.