MANILA, Philippines – Volleyball player and Binibining Pilipinas Globe 2018 Michele Gumabao is giving pageantry another try. She was seen at the Empire Studios in Uptown Mall BGC, Taguig, to submit her application for the Miss Universe Philippines 2020 pageant on Thursday, January 30.
Michele was one of 10 girls from pageant camp Aces and Queens who submitted their application. If she makes it as one of the official candiates, this will be the second time for Michele to compete in a pageant.
“Trading in my sneakers one more time. Submitted my application to be part of the first ever Miss Universe Philippines. Hello, 2020,” Michele wrote on Instagram.
Others girls from Aces and Queens who submitted their application are:
- Maria Isabela Galeria, top 15 finalists, Bb Pilipinas 2019
- Apriel Smith, Bb Cebu 2017, Bb Pilipinas 2016 candidate
- Pauline Amelinckx, Mutya ng Pilipinas Global Beauty 2018
- Riana Pangindian, Bb Pilipinas 2016 candidate
- Lou Dominique Piczon, Bb Cebu Heritage 2018
- Danica Reynes, Miss World Philippines 2018 candidate
- Chiara Lyn Markwalder
- Kia Moreno
- Paula Ortega
Michele was part of the 2018 batch alongside Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray and Miss Intercontinental 2018 Karen Gallman. She competed in the Miss Globe pageant in Albania, where she finished as part of the Top 15.
Michelle, who plays for the Creamline Cool Smashers, is the daughter of actor Dennis Roldan. Her brother, Marco Gumabao, is also an actor.
Aspirants have until Friday, January 31, to submit their application forms. Screening for the pageant will be held on Saturday, February 1. – Rappler.com
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