Mr. and Ms. NCBA 2010 held
By: Rachel Rañises
National College of Business and Arts held The Search for Ms. and Mr. NCBA last February 19, 2010 at the NCBA Fairview Quadrangle.
Fifteen (15) students from different NCBA campuses-Fairview, Cubao and Taytay competed in the pageant. It was well -organized by the school's student organizations headed by the Hotel and Restaurant Management Department. NCBA Fairview, as this year's host school for the event, was the overall in - charged with all the preparations and venue.
Mr. Marvin Co and Ms. Kathleen Jane Tanlimco, both from NCBA Fairview, won as Mr. and Ms. NCBA 2010. It was followed by Ms. Maris Dela Cruz and Mr. William Laxamana, also both from NCBA Fairview as 1ST runners - up; while Mr. Ross Tuazon (Cubao) and Ms. Karizza Denise Concepcion (Taytay) were the 2nd runners - up.
Special awards were also given to the contestants. For the female category: Kathleen Jane Tanlimco (Best in Creative Design, Best in Swimwear, Best in Long Gown and Best in Catwalk); Maris Dela Cruz (Ms. Congeniality); Arline Hutalla (People's Choice Award); and Mari Kris Victorino (Ms. Photogenic). For the male category: Marvin Co (Best in Formal Attire and Best in Catwalk); William Laxamana (Best in Swimwear and People's Choice Award); John Patrick Layacan (Best in Creative Design); and Harley David Blanco (Mr. Congeniality and Mr. Photogenic).
All the winners deserved their titles. The event was sponsored by The Bar, "Always Open", Natasha and many more. It started at around 7:00 and ended by 11:00 in the evening.