BEAUTY AND BRAINS – Highspeed contributor Mel Caparas says that the 2018 Ginebra San Miguel calendar girl is beauty and brains. No other than Myrtle Sarrosa, former PBB Teen Edition Season 4 big winner, cosplayer, actress, and host.
And best of all, graduate this year of University of the Philippines, cum laude. But more about UP later.
Myrtle joins former Ginebra calendar girls like Anne Curtis, Solenn Heussaff, Georgina Wilson, Arci Muñoz, Ellen Adarna, Kim Domingo.
UPDATE – Mel C discloses this update: Two more international pageants will be staged in Manila next month. World Miss Tourism Ambassador on Dec. 9 and Mrs. World Peace on Dec. 10.
The partnership contract was signed by PEPPS headed by Carlos Mortis Galang and World MTA headed by Justin Tran.
Skin-care specialist Dr. Risa Caldoza joined the roster of Filipinas who won international pageants this year. She was crowned Mrs. Tourism International 2017 in Bulacan last Oct. 28. Next year’s pageant will be held in Japan.
UP PRODUCTS – Now Highspeed focuses on UP products from showbiz, led by Myrtle Sarrosa as earlier mentioned by Mel C.
The others as they come to mind: Boots Anson Roa, Julius Babao, Tin Bersola, Maryo J. de los Reyes, Jake Tordesillas, Ogie Alcasid, Dexter Doria, Maribel Lopez, Roderick Paulate, Harlene Bautista, Dang Cecilio, Ellen Esguerra, Zen Hernandez, Karen Davila, Jinggoy Estrada, Angeli Pangilinan, Ces Drilon, Yehlen Catral, Joyce Bernal, Ricky Lee, Lino Brocka, Ishmael Bernal, Behn Cervantes, Celia Diaz-Laurel, Maricel Laxa, Lucy Torres, Herbert Bautista, Loren Legarda, Grace Poe, Senedy Que, Giselle Sanchez, Venus Raj, Eugene Domingo, Andoy Ranay, Candy Pangilinan, Ara Arida, Shamcey Supsup, Tuesday Vargas.
How about writing colleagues? Lynn Pareja (with a PhD in Philippine Studies), Billy Balbastro (bar top 10), Leah Salterio, Bob Castillo, Ed Sicam, Dolly Anne Carvajal, Oskee Salazar, Isah Red, Franklin Cabaluna, Jerry Olea, Arman Reyes.