GENERAL Trias City -- A pretty lass from Bgy. Gabriel, here, was crowned as the 1st Bini-bining General Trias, besting 22 other candidates during the coronation night Tuesday at the General Trias Cultural and Convention Center in Bgy. Sampalukan.
Miss Lexy Anusevicius, 17, senior high coed of International British Academy-Cavite campus representing Bgy. San Gabriel, pocketed P30,000 cash prize, trip for two with accommodation in an island destination, overnight stay at Bayleaf Hotel, Manggahan for two, gift packs from IWhite and gift certificate from Spabulosa Spa.
She will be the ambassadress of the locality, representing the city in the upcoming national beauty pageant.
Fil-Am girl Angelika James, of Bgy. Prinza, was 1st runner-up; Jasmine Trias, of Bagumbayan (2nd runner-up); Katleen dela Cruz, from Lyceum of the Philippines (LPU), of Bgy. San Francisco (3rd runner-up); and Shenette Andres Simpan, of Pasong Camachile Dos (4th runner-up).
The beauty pageant was part of the week-long event of the locality in celebration of the 1st cityhood anniversary and 268th foundation anniversary of the locality which was established in 1748 and was called San Francisco de Malabon, in honor of patron saint, San Francisco de Asis.