Hyperion lad and Hemera lass are Mr. and Ms. LVD 2024

Flashing lights and a lively atmosphere filled the Fr. Eugene Stoll Gymnasium on February 23, 2024, as spirited candidates from each team competed for the Mr. and Ms. LVD Crown in celebration of the 18th Founding Anniversary of Liceo del Verbo Divino, Inc.

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The esteemed panel of judges was then introduced, consisting of: Atty. Kate A. Mengullo, Mr. Mclloyd Lean Clamor, Ms. Margarette Nicole Odiver, Jake Tatoy, Dr. Hanzel Monika N. Saboren, and Kristel Ann Guimbaolibot Bencion.

The candidates were introduced amidst the colorful intermission number of the LVD Dance Club, dancing alongside former Mr. and Ms. LVD 2023, Ms. Marielle Faye Bautista, and Mr. Jason Rhy Nier Apilado.

The event was hosted by Mr. Mark Lora and Ms. Kiani Iszabel Pangue, along with Ms. Aida Completo and Mrs. Donnalyn Daloraya.

The candidates took center stage, showcasing creatively crafted costumes. Each participant presented their unique styles, and the audience applauded the candidates for their attention to detail.

The candidates represented LVD during the school uniform portion of the pageant, embodying the spirit and values of the educational institution.

The preliminary question-and-answer portion followed, with participants articulating their insights and perspectives on each question.

The first set of awards were then presented.

Mr. & Ms. Photogenic were won by Team Lumina.

Hemera's Gea & Lumina's Tryke won the Mr. & Ms. People's Choice Award.

Team Hemera finished this segment of awarding by winning Mr. and Ms. Congeniality and Best in Talent.

The competition continued with a segment dedicated to traditional Filipino formal wear. Each participant, displaying confidence and poise, presented their interpretation of elegance.

Following the formal wear segment, contestants engaged in the final Q&A portion.

The second set of awards were presented. During the event, Team Lumina stood out for their exceptional performance, earning them the titles of "Best in Production Number" and "Best in Team Costume."

Hyperion's Aja and Aether's Matthew made a mark with their school uniform attire, showcasing impeccable style and unity.

Hemera's Gea and Kent were awarded "Mr. and Ms. Eloquent," captivating the audience with their eloquent speeches.

Lumina's Britney and Hyperion's Vijay were awarded "Best in Modern Traditional Filipino Wear," showcasing their cultural pride and elegance.

The board of judges was then acknowledged and awarded certificates and tokens for their participation and contribution to the event.

Securing the 3rd runner-up position was Team Aether, represented by Jashley Joy C. Labro and John Matthew G. Dy. Following closely behind, Britney V. Docena and Johannes Tryke Hembra of Team Lumina placed 2nd Runner-Up. Team Hyperion, with Septemia Aja D. Santiago, and Team Hemera, with Kent Jamir A. Liboon won 1st Runner Up.

Marking the culmination of the Mr. and Ms. LVD Coronation Night, Team Hyperion's Vijay Kumar and Team Hemera's Gea Kaye A. Renomeron claimed the title of Mr. and Ms. LVD 2024.

via Laureese Restituto, Asherah Cornista, Kyzelle Ozoa, Nerie An Pombo

Photos by Chloe Elizon, Shaine Balais, Vien Pazon, Denise Kristina Gaborni, Nerie An Pombo, Krista Rei Agravante