Neil Perez crowns new Mister International
Reniel Villareal, a 26-year-old, returning overseas worker, won the Mister International Philippines 2015 title. Mariano Flormata, Jr. (aka Neil Perez), Mister International 2014 gave the crown to the winner, during the pageant’s finals night at Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila in Pasay City. Bianca Guidotti and Eva Patalinjug hosted the male beauty pageant.
Villareal, from Pagbilao, Quezon, worked as a ramp coordinator in Saudi Arabia for several years before joining the Misters 2015 pageant. He competes in the Mister International 2015 in Manila late this year.
Rick Kristoffer Palencia, a seaman and native of Tacloban City, was named Mister Global Philippines 2015 succeeding Joseph Doruelo, while guy from Pampanga, Arcel Yambing, took the title Mister Model International 2015. Adam Davies won last year. Willan Pagayon, an Ilonggo, was named Mister Tourism International 2015 to succeed Judah Cohen.
Villareal was earlier adjudged Best in Formal Wear and Mister Personality, while Palencia won Mister Teceruma Spa.
Don Mcgyver Cochico of the City of Manila finished First Runner up. Cochico is the second police officer to join a male beauty pageant. A graduate of the Philippine College of Criminology, he is assigned at the PNP Crime Laboratory-Polygrapgh Division, specializing in lie detector testing. The good-looking cop was a big fans favorite and was widely tipped to win one of the titles at stake.
Kevin Fichera, who represented the Filipino community of Italy, took the 2nd runner up honor.
Others in the Top 10 were Siegfried Bauer of the Germany Filipino community, Ari Kane of Australia Filipino Community, AR dela Serna of Bohol and Karan Singhdole of Sta. Rosa City also made it to the Top Ten.