By Inday Chikadora | 12:12 AM January 15, 2020
The lone representative of Bohol in the Sinulog 2020 Festival Queen competition was hailed as the 2nd Runner-up during the preliminary contest prior to the coronation night.
Miss Bohol 2019 1st runner-up Catherine Cadayona Tabaniag was third placer in the Sinulog 2020 Festival Queen Parade of Festival Costumes and Runway Competition held at Robinsons Galleria Cebu on Tuesday night.
Tabaniag, 20, represented the Kulturanong Panglaonanon of the municipality of Panglao.
Her festival costume was designed by Manila-based Boholana designer Mikee Andrei and Patrick Starr.
Monika Afable of Tribu Rayhak was named best in runway and the mall’s festival queen choice, while Sabrina Ruth Bogard of Banay Labangon was her 1st runner-up.
The finals of the best festival queen search happens on Friday, January 17.
At 14 years old, Tabaniag was crowned Miss Panglao 2013.
She was also crowned Miss Philippines Earth Runner up 2017, Miss Philippines Earth- Bohol 2018 and Miss Silka Bohol 2018.