Kagay-anon beauty Pia Wurtzbach crowned as Miss Universe-Philippines 2015

Pia Alonso Wurtzbach

Pia Wurtzbach, of Cagayan de Oro City, was crowned as Miss Universe-Philippines at the Binibining Pilipinas 2015 grand coronation night held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Sunday night, March 15.

Wurtzbach will compete at the 64th Miss Universe pageant after she bested 33 other candidates.

The 25-year old professional model and culinary arts graduate, was also awarded as Binibining Pilipinas 2015’s Miss Creamsilk.

It was Wurtzbach’s third time to vie for a title, after joining the beauty contest in 2013 and 2014.

Other winners were Janicel Lubina, Binibining Pilipinas International; Rogelie Catacutan, Binibining Pilipinas Supranational; Christy Mcgarry, Binibining Pilipinas Intercontinental, and Ann Colins, Binibining Pilipinas Tourism. First Runner-up, Hannah Sison; and Second Runner-up Kimverlyn Suiza.