Bb 23: Leona Paula Santicruz, 21, Aurora

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Meet Bb. Pilipinas 2013 candidate number 23

BINIBINI 23, LEONA PAULA SANTICRUZ. From practicing the beauty queen walk in her office carpark to walking the Bb Pilipinas stage, Leona is ready to conquer the world. Photo courtesy of Araneta Center Marketing

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MANILA, Philippines – Leona graduated from Lyceum of the Philippines with a degree in International Relations Major in Diplomacy. She is currently employed at the Bureau of Customs.

The 2010 Bb. Aurora recalls how she used to practice walking at a carpark near her workplace before joining the pageant.

This 5’8” beauty wants to dedicate the honor of becoming among the official candidates to her grandfather who passed away recently. 

SWIMWEAR COMPETITION. Leona Paula Santicruz at the March 18 press presentation at Makati Shangri-La Hotel. Photo by Manman Dejeto

NATIONAL COSTUME COMPETITION. Leona Paula Santicruz at the March 18 press presentation at Makati Shangri-La Hotel. Photo by Manman Dejeto

PARADE OF BEAUTIES. Leona Paula Santicruz at the Parade of Beauties on April 6, Araneta Center, Cubao. Photo by Edric Chen

OFFICIAL SWIMWEAR. Leona Paula Santicruz in the Bb Pilipinas official swimwear photo from the Araneta Center Marketing Department

ALL HAIL THE NATIONAL ARTIST. Leona Paula Santicruz in Pitoy Moreno haute couture at the April 11 fashion show in the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Photo by Edric Chen

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Bb 1: Ria Rabajante, 23, Pasig City


Bb 2: Ma. Bencelle Bianzon, 23, Quezon City


Bb 3: Zandra Flores, 24, Pangasinan


Bb 4: Nicole Donesa, 18, Quezon City


Bb 5: Maria Sofia Gloria Mustonen, 23, Marikina City


Bb 6: Yvette Chantal Mildenberger, 19, Legazpi City


Bb 7: Maria Ivy Kristel Gonzales, 24, Quezon City

 


Bb 8: Abbygale Monderin, 20, Antipolo City

 


Bb 9: Katherine Anne Enriquez, 23, San Mateo


Bb 10: Anna Carmela Aquino, 22, Taytay


Bb 11: Anna Carmina Antonio, 22, Isabela


Bb 12: Camille Carla Nazar, 23, Bulacan


Bb 13: Charmaine Elima, 20, Binangonan


Bb 14: Mary Rose Pujanes, 20, Batangas


Bb 15: Pia Wurtzbach, 23, Cagayan de Oro


Bb 16: Joana Cindy Miranda, 20, Nueva Ecija


Bb 17: Carin Adrianne Ramos, 24, San Pedro Laguna


Bb 18: Christine Paula Love Bernasor, 25, Ormoc City


Bb 19: Hannah Ruth Sison, 24, Makati City


Bb 20: Bea Rose Santiago, 23, Masbate


Bb 21: Lourenz Grace Remetillo, 25, Iligan City


Bb 22: Ellore Noelle Punzalan, 26, Las Piñas


Bb 23: Leona Paula Santicruz, 21, Aurora


Bb 24: Cassandra Naidas, 22, Antipolo City


Bb 25: Merry Joyce Respicio, 18, Bulacan


Bb 26: Anna Fernandina Buquid, 22, Quezon City


Bb 27: Vania Valiry Vispo, 24, Batangas


Bb 28: Mercegrace Raquel, 19, Nueva Ecija


Bb 29: Pauline Quintas, 17, Marikina City


Bb 30: Maria Theresa Gorgonio, 25, Cebu City


Bb 31: Maria Angelica de Leon, 19, Las Piñas City


Bb 32: Cindy Abundabar, 24, Camarines Sur


Bb 33: Parul Shah, 24, Baguio City


Bb 34: Grace Yann Apuad, 25, Agusan del Sur


Bb 35: KC Cajandig, 20, General Santos City


Bb 36: Angel May Villafuerte, 21, Naga City


Bb 37: Ma. Teresita Alaine Baccay, 22, Laguna


Bb 38: Mariz Ong, 21, Isabela


Bb 39: Mutya Johanna Datul, 20, Isabela


Bb 40: Jan Helen Villanueva, 20, Bulacan


Bb 41: Ariella Arida, 24, Laguna


Bb 42: Jacqueline Alexandra Mayoralgo, 24, Makati


Bb 43: Rhea Nakpil, 23, San Mateo


Bb 44: Gabrielle Monique Runnstrom, 19, Las Piñas


Bb 45: Imelda Schweighart, 17, Puerto Princesa


Bb 46: Amanda Noelle Navasero, 21, Makati City


Bb 47: Aiyana Mickiewicz, 23, Baguio City


Bb 48: Angeli Dione Gomez, 19, Cebu City

 


Bb 49: Herlie Kim Artigue, 22, Cebu City


Bb 50: Ma. Cristina Ann Pascual, 21, Taytay, Rizal