BY CHRYSEE G. SAMILLANO
A 16-year-old Bacoleña will be representing the Philippines in the Kid Star International 2022 pageant in Pattaya, Thailand, from December 10 to 19.
Competing for the Miss Teen Star International title is Lyzabelle Blythe Siason Villa of Barangay Bata, Bacolod City. She is the daughter of Felizardo Casumpang Villa, Jr. and Belinda Claridad Siason.
She is currently Miss Teen MassKara 2022 and Miss Teenager International Philippines.
Lyza is a Grade 11 student at La Consolacion College – Bacolod and plans to take up Accountancy and later proceed to Law as she aspires to become a CPA Lawyer someday.
She said she loves to give back to the community as she likes to do charity works like feeding programs and coastal clean-up drive, and that her advocacy focuses on quality education which she hopes to promote in her journey.
During the “Sashing, Crowning and Send-off Ceremony” at the function hall of Northwest Inn, she was presented a bouquet of flowers by Mr. Teen MassKara 2022 Yvan Lambot, sash by Mr. Teen JCI 2022 John Colyn Rama Espeleta and crown by Hari ng Pilipinas – Negros, Marx Louie Justiniani.
Lyza was crowned by Miss Bacolod MassKara chairperson Carlos Durana and Miss Bacolod MassKara Universe Kara Daniela Villarosa. She also received a Plaque of Appointment from Roy Cajilig, founder of Mr. & Ms. Teen Masskara 2019.
Chino Pineda, over-all chairman of Mr. & Ms. Teen Masskara, gave the opening remarks during the program hosted by Mark Anthony Duaman.*