A 22-year old pharmacy graduate student from the University of Sto. Tomas won the most coveted title in the Bb. Pilipinas pageant – the Bb. Pilipinas-Universe.
Ms. Janine Tugonon bested the 30 candidates vying for the crown as she won the 2012 Bb. Pilipinas-Universe title during the Grand Coronation Night on Sunday, April 15, at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum. Tugonon was last years Bb. Pilipinas 1st Runner Up. Previously, she was crowned as Ms. Pharmacy 2009 and Ms. UST 2010.
Tugonon will represent the Philippines in the Miss Universe 2012 in December. Venue to be announced.
Katrina Jayne Dimaranan won Bb. Pilipinas-Tourism and Nicole Schmitz as Bb. Pilipinas-International. See here for complete list of winners of the 2012 Binibining Pilipinas.