Winners of Bb. Pilipinas 1997

Binibining Pilipinas Universe 1997 (Abbygale Williamson Arenas)
Abby stands 5'9" tall and a former model in the Philippines. She represented Pampanga and won in the "Ford Supermodel of the World - Philippines" back in 1992. Then she represented the Philippines in the International Finals. She first join Bb. Pilipinas in 1994 and placed as 1st run-up. As a Bb. Pilipinas Universe 1997, she represented the country in the Miss Universe 1997 Beauty Contest and ranked in the 11th place, missing the Top 10 by 0.01 of a point. She also awarded as Miss Photogenic. Now, Abbygale is married to photographer Jun de Leon and a freelance make-up artist and owns her own company in developing personality.

Binibining Pilipinas World 1997 (Kristine Rachel Gumabao Florendo)
Representing the Philippines at the Miss World 1997 Beauty Pageant held in Baie Lazare, Seychelles on November 22 was Kristine Florendo. After her reign, she became one of the host of 'Eat Bulaga' in 2000-2001, a popular noon time show in the country.

Binibining Pilipinas International 1997 (Susan Jane Juan Ritter)
Susan is one of the top 15 semi-finalists in Miss International 1997. After her reign as Bb. Pilipinas, she became active in show business. Susan was part of the movies Ginto't pilak in 1998, Warfreak: walang sinasanto, walang pinapatawad in 1998 and Sabado ng gabi, Linggo ng umaga in 1999.

1st run-up (Abiele Arianne del Moral)
2nd run-up (Marivic Galang)

Special Awards:
* Miss Photogenic/AGFA = Kristine Rachel Florendo
* Miss Friendship = Marites Descalso
* Miss Talent = Gerby Cadungog
* Best In Swimsuit = Abbygale Williamson Arenas
* Best In Evening Gown = Abbygale Williamson Arenas
* Miss Pond's Beautiful Skin = Susan Jane Ritter
* Miss Sunsilk Beautiful Hair = Kristine Rachel Florendo
* Miss Close-Up Smile = Kristine Rachel Florendo
* Binibining Avon = Abbygale Williamson Arenas
* Miss Slimmer's World = Susan Jane Ritter
* Miss PAL Sunniest Personality = Kristine Rachel Florendo

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