Miss Philippines Earth 2012

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Miss Philippines Earth 2012
Date 27 May 2012
Presenters Marc Nelson
Rovilson Fernandez
Ginger Conejero[1][2]
Venue Center Stage, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City, Philippines
Broadcaster ABS-CBN
The Filipino Channel
Entrants 47 delegates
Placements 10
Winner Stephany Stefanowitz[3]
Quezon City.svg Quezon City

Miss Philippines Earth 2012, the 12th edition of the advocacy-driven Miss Philippines Earth beauty pageant, was held on May 27, 2012 at the Center Stage of SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City, Philippines.[4][5][6] Miss Philippines Earth is a beauty pageant in the Philippines where the participants and winners work on the environmental-social-humanitarian advocacy of the pageant.[7]

The pageant has aligned itself with the 2012 declaration of the United Nations General Assembly as the "International Year of Sustainable Energy for All" as it centers this year’s pageant edition with the promotion of sustainable energy that is accessible, cleaner, and more efficient which is essential for the achievement of sustainable development.[8][9]

Miss Philippines Earth 2011 Athena Mae Imperial crowned her successor, Stephany Stefanowitz, who will represent the Philippines in the international Miss Earth 2012 beauty pageant which will be held in Philippines.[10]

Aside from the Miss Philippines Earth 2012 grand title, four other titles of equal importance and with the same rank were given. Mary Candice Ramos was crowned Miss Philippines Eco Tourism 2012, Thoreen Halvorsen won Miss Philippines Fire 2012, Glennifer Perido bagged Miss Philippines Air 2012, and Samantha Purvor was crowned Miss Philippines Water 2012.[11][12]



Final Results Contestant
Miss Philippines Earth 2012 Quezon City - Stephany Stefanowitz
Miss Philippines Air Tabuk City - Glennifer Perido
Miss Philippines Water San Juan City - Samantha Purvor
Miss Philippines Fire Puerto Princesa City - Thoreen Halvorsen
Miss Philippines Eco Tourism Vigan City - Mary Candice Ramos
The 5 Runners-Up[13]


  • Since 2009, the four elemental court of the Miss Philippines Earth winner, namely Miss Philippines- Air, Miss Philippines- Water, Miss Philippines- Fire, and Miss Philippines Eco-Tourism were all equal winners and the remaining five finalists who failed to advance in the top five were the runners up of the pageant.

Special awards[edit]

Special Award Represents Delegate
Best in Swimsuit San Juan City Samantha Purvor
Best in Cultural Attire Manaoag Zandra Flores
Miss Photogenic Pagadian City Cristelt Gerona
Best in Long Gown Quezon City Stephany Stefanowitz
Miss Congeniality Lucena City Jennifer Edytha Japor
Miss Talent Marilao Aufelyn Zabala

Candidates of 2012[edit]

The following is the list of the 47 official delegates of Miss Philippines Earth 2012 representing various cities, municipalities, provinces, and Filipino communities abroad:[14]

Representing Delegate Age Background
Alaminos, Laguna Ariella Arida 23 Technical Sales Executive; Graduate, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - University of the Philippines
Australia's Filipino Community Lauren Danielle Reid 19 Model
Antipolo City Lei Denise Marzoña 23 Graduate, Hotel and Restaurant Management from Centro Escolar University
Bacolod City Dianne Dreyfus 21 Model
Bantay, Ilocos Sur Christina Jana Siratnanont 25 Ilocos Sur Provincial Tourism Officer in Charge
Batangas City Queenie Uy - Registered Nurse
Batuan, Bohol Zeneline Bulalaque 20 Model
Belgium's Filipino Community Roxanne Corluy 20 BS Medical Technology student, Centro Escolar University Makati
Biñan City Daniella Marisse Fernandez 19 3rd year, AB Communications,University of Perpetual Help System - Laguna
Cabugao, Ilocos Sur Dorothy Joy Pagurayan 24 Senior Account Manager
Cainta, Rizal Lara Theresa Leones 24 Software Engineer
Calaca, Batangas Roanne Marie Noche 21 Registered Nurse, Graduate at Centro Escolar University-Manila
Calapan City (Oriental Mindoro) Melanie Belina 19 Bachelor of Science in Accountancy Student
Calbayog City (Samar) Maria Genefe Navilon 21 Model
Caloocan City (Metro Manila) Ellyz Lee Santos 19 BS Pharmacy, Centro Escolar University Manila
Candon City (Ilocos Sur) Maricel Mansano 24 Senior Account Manager
Catarman (Northern Samar) Jem Francelle Sanico 21 2nd Year, AB Political Science Student at University of Eastern Philippines; Miss National SCUAA 2011
Cebu City (Cebu) Janica Burasca 19 Nursing student
Daraga (Albay) Ina Dominica Guerrero 18 3rd year, BS Management at Bicol University
Floridablanca (Pampanga) Jennifer Grace Alberto 22 Licensed Vocational Nursing, Antelope Valley Career Academy
Ibaan (Batangas) Dane Felisse Marasigan 21 BS Entrepreneurship Student from De La Salle University
Ifugao Province Alvy Faith Pel-Ey 19 Ifugao Legislative Staff
Indang (Cavite) Jaydielou Dilidili 24 Admin and Human Resource Manager
Iriga City (Camarines Sur) Bhertie Bagaporo 22 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Northeastern Philippines
Kawit (Cavite) Nylever Carandang 21 BS Medical Technology Graduate from the Trinity University of Asia
Libmanan (Camarines Sur) Trissia Joy Aldave 18 Development Communication Student
Lucena City (Quezon) Jennifer Edytha Japor 21 3rd year, BS Administration at Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation
Makati City (Metro Manila) Abbygale Rey 20 BS in Commerce Major in Tourism Management
Manaoag (Pangasinan) Zandra Flores 22 Biomedical Science Graduate at University of Bradford United Kingdom
Marilao (Bulacan) Aufelyn Zabala 22 -
Misamis Occidental Province Jade Charmaine Manago 19 Information Technology Student
Muntinlupa City (Metro Manila) Kathleen Subijano 24 Lifestyle Columnist/Assistant Editor
Nabua (Camarines Sur) Ivy Salvino 23 Sales
Negros Oriental Province Glenna Christina Duch 18 Business Management Student from Silliman University
Pagadian City (Zamboanga del Sur) Crislet Gerona 21 Model and Nurse
Paombong (Bulacan) Krystal Alonday 20 BS Computer Engineering Student
Pasay City (Metro Manila) Gail Garcia 24 Account Executive
Puerto Princesa City (Palawan) Thoreen Halvorsen 19 Tourism Student
Quezon City (Metro Manila) Stephany Stefanowitz 22 Freelance Model, Designer, Host and Singer
Rodriguez (Rizal) Mary Joyce Cruz 19 BS HRM Student at Our Lady of Fatima University
San Fernando (Romblon) Margaret May Liavor 21 BS Nursing Student
San Francisco (Cebu) Princess Manzon 25 Model and Actress
San Juan City (Metro Manila) Samantha Purvor 24 Sports Sciences Student from the University of the Philippines
Subic (Zambales) Fermira Dianne Ramos 22 Management Information System Graduate
Tabuk City (Kalinga) Glennifer Perido 22 Registered Nurse
USA's West Coast Filipino Community (Overseas) Kaylee Calaguas 19 Model
Vigan (Ilocos Sur) Mary Candice Ramos 24 4th year, BS Tourism Management, University of the Philippines
Zamboanga City (Zamboanga Peninsula) Kristina Cassandra Buac - Zamboanga's Top Model winner

Crossovers and Repeaters from Major National Pageants prior to this date[edit]

City/Town Details
Belgium's Filipino Community Roxanne Corluy was Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011 Top 10
Indang (Cavite) Jadielou Dilidili was Miss Philippines Earth 2008 candidate
Muntinlupa City (Metro Manila) Kathleen Subijano was Binibining Pilipinas 2011 Top 15
Quezon City (Metro Manila) Stephany Dianne Stefanowitz was Miss Philippines Earth 2010 Top10
San Juan City (Metro Manila) Samantha Purvor was Binibining Pilipinas 2011 candidate & Miss World Philippines 2011 Top 12
Tabuk City (Kalinga) Glennifer Perido was Binibining Pilipinas 2011 candidate

Post-Pageant notes[edit]

  • Miss Philippines Earth 2012 Stephanie Dianne Stefanowitz competed at Miss Earth 2012 in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines on Nov. 24th and placed as Miss Earth Air (1st runner-up).
  • The representative of Alaminos, Laguna, Ariella Arida later became Miss Universe Philippines at the Binibining Pilipinas 2013. She competed at Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow, Russia on November 9, 2013 and placed as 3rd runner-up.
  • The representative of Manaoag, Pangasinan, Zandra Flores later became Miss Supranational England 2014. She competed at Miss Supranational 2014 in Warsaw, Poland on December, 2014 and was unplaced but won Miss Elegance.
  • Miss Philippines Air 2012 Glennifer Perido later became Mutya ng Pilipinas Tourism International at the Mutya ng Pilipinas 2014. She competed at Miss Tourism Internation 2014-2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on New Year's Eve and placed as 2nd runner-up.


The following is the list of activities of the candidates:[15]

Date Activities
April 9, 2012 Personality Development Seminar and Food Festival
April 10, 2012 Environmental Seminar
  • Undersecretary Jay Layug – Department of Energy
  • Francis Dela Cruz – Public Campaigns Coordinator Greenpeace Southeast Asia
  • Reina Garcia – Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities
  • Mia Bunao – Firefly Brigade
April 11, 2012 Press Presentation (10:00 a.m., Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia)
April 12, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., Savemore, Hypermarket and SM Supermarket at SM North, SM The Block and SM North Annex)
  • Budgeting/Grocery Challenge (2:00 p.m.)
  • Trivia Challenge (4:00 p.m.)
April 13, 2012 Media Guesting
April 14, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM Southmall)
  • Styling Challenge with SM Accessories (2:00 p.m., SM Southmall)
April 15, 2012 Critical Mass Ride with Firefly Brigade (6:00 a.m., Tiendesitas)
April 16, 2012 Courtesy Call and Tree Planting
  • DENR Sec. Ramon J. Paje
  • PNP Chief Police Director Nicanor A Bartolome
April 18, 2012 My Own Bag Campaign and Make-up Challenge (SM Makati)
April 19, 2012
  • Coastal Clean-up (6:30 a.m., Las Pinas)
  • Pinoy Games (9:00 a.m., SM MOA Music Hall)
April 21, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM MOA Music Hall)
  • Mall Show and Environmental Fair (4:00 p.m., SM MOA Music Hall)
April 22, 2012
  • Nat Geo Run (4:00 a.m., Bonifacio Global City)
  • Tigil Buga and Earth Day Celebration (6:00 a.m., Makati City)
  • Earth Day Celebration (7:00 a.m., Marikina City)
  • Earth Day Celebration (9:30 a.m., CCP)
  • Storytelling with Haribon (3:00 p.m., CCP)
  • Eco-Fashion Show with Greenpeace (3:00 p.m., CCP)
  • My Own Bag Campaign (5:30 p.m., SM Manila)
  • Green Film Festival (7:00 p.m., SM Manila)
April 23, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM Megamall)
  • Catwalk and Styling Challenges (2:30 p.m., SM Megamall)
  • Mall Show (4:30 p.m., SM Megamall)
April 24, 2012
  • Charity Day (9:00 a.m., Nayon ng Kabataan)
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM Fairview)
  • Cooking Challenge (2:30 p.m., SM Fairview)
April 25, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM Mall of Asia)
  • Lil' Earth Angels 2012 (2:30 p.m., SM Mall of Asia)
April 26, 2012 Resorts Wear Fashion Show (6:00 p.m., Resorts World)
April 27, 2012 Environmental Tour on Electric Vehicles (ICSC-E-Jeepney)
April 28, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM Dasmarinas)
  • Mall Show/Singing Challenge (2:30 p.m., SM Dasmarinas)
April 29, 2012 Earth Run (4:00 a.m., Forbes Park)
May 2, 2012 Geothermal Power Plant Tour (Laguna)
May 3, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM North EDSA)
  • Mall Show/Dance Challenge (3:00 p.m., SM North EDSA)
May 4, 2012
  • Feeding Program (1:00 p.m., Cainta)
  • Press Conference for F1 Premiere Hotel (4:00 p.m., Taguig)
May 5, 2012 Swimsuit Competition (7:00 p.m., Golden Sunset Resort)
May 6, 2012 Flores de Mayo (4:00 p.m., SM Mall of Asia)
May 7, 2012 Cultural Costume Competition (8:00 p.m., Calapan)
May 8, 2012 Eco-Tourism Tour (Mindoro)
May 9, 2012
  • My Own Bag Campaign (1:00 p.m., SM Southmall)
  • Hair Challenge (2:30 p.m., SM Southmall)
  • Mall Show (4:30 p.m., SM Southmall)
May 10, 2012
  • Sportsfest (Hamilo Cove)
  • Santa Cruzan (3:00 p.m., Tiaong, Quezon)
May 14, 2012 Eco Tour (Puerto Princesa)
May 15, 2012 Evening Gown Competition (7:00 p.m., Puerto Princesa Coliseum)
May 17, 2012 Talent Competition (7:00 p.m., Metrowalk)
May 20, 2012 Santacruzan (3:00 p.m., Resorts World)
May 22, 2012 Philippine Fashion Week (SMX Convention Center)
May 23, 2012 Preliminary Judging (F1 Premiere Hotel)
May 27, 2012 Grand Coronation Night (7:00 p.m., SM Centerstage, SM Mall of Asia)
  • The candidates visited a geothermal plant in Laguna, a factory of electric vehicles and other communities promoting sustainable energy as part of this year’s celebration of sustainable energy for all.
  • The candidates also visited Calatagan, Nasugbu & Batangas City, Batangas, Tiaong & Catanauan, Quezon, Calapan, Oriental Mindoro and at the newly hailed New 7 Wonders of Nature, Puerto Prinsesa City, Palawan.

Background music[edit]

  • Opening Number: Pacar 5 Langkah-Kembar Srikandi.
  • Swimsuit Competition: Hamil Duluan-Tuty Wibowo
  • evening gown: Alamat Palsu-Ayu Ting ting


The following is the list of the panel of judges that selected the winners of Miss Philippines Earth 2012:[11][16]

No. Judge Background
1 Frederick Alegre Journalist, Publishing executive
2 Lina Sarmiento General officer of the Philippine National Police
3 Christine Cunanan Publisher & Editor of Travelife Magazine
4 Joey Mendoza President of SM Consumer Supermarket
5 Empress Schuck Actress & Commercial model
6 Bryan Benitez McClelland Sociological entrepreneur, Proponent of handmade bamboo bicycles
7 Raffy Chico Hotel Genenral Manager
8 Shalani Soledad Political figure
9 Aquilino Pimentel III Philippine Senator
10 Rachel Grant Actress & Model
11 Y. Kristiarto Legowo Indonesian Ambassador to the Philippines


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