Cebu Technological University-Main Campus- College of Arts and Sciences crowns new titleholders of Mr. and Ms. CAS during the coronation night held last February 28, 2023, at CTU Gymnatorium.
BS Biology’s Jason Dumdum and BS Nursing’s Shella Mae Salem brought home the bacon and were hailed as this year’s Mr. and Ms. CAS. The two won the most sought title amidst tight competition with 12 other candidates from different departments under CAS.
Meanwhile, the runners-up of the pageant were BSDevcom’s Vicente Obejero and BS Psychology’s Aubrey Ricaza (1st Runners Up), BS Psychology’s Red Flores and BSDevcom’s Christine Porsuelo (2nd Runners Up), and BS Nursing’s Kirk David Lagahid and BA English Language’s Tatikha Rhose Bagubay (3rd Runners Up).
Minor awards were also given to Christine Porsuelo (Best in Production Number, Ms. Photogenic, Ms. Congeniality, Ms. Social Media); Shella Mae Salem (Ms. Hablon Wear, Cebu Century Plaza Hotel Ambassadress); Kirk David Lagahid (Mr. Social Media, Mr. Hablon Wear, Cebu Century Plaza Hotel Ambassador); Red Flores (Best in Production Number, Mr. Congeniality, Sebu Cha- Consolacion Ambassador); Jason Dumdum (Mr. Photogenic); Tatikha Rhose Bagubay (Sebu Cha- Consolacion Ambassadress).
Mr. and Ms. CAS 2023 pageant was the most awaited event organized to celebrate Fête de CAS 2023 with the theme: Fête de CAS: Interconnectedness of Arts and Sciences in Cultivating Filipino Culture and Identity.
The new titleholders are set to compete in this year’s Premier King and Queen as the college’s representatives.
Congratulations to all winners!
Words by Fhel Lorainne Epili