Gentleman of the Universe Philippines 2014 is from the Land of Gentle People!
Mister International Philippines 1st runner up and the representative of the country in next years Gentleman of the Universe Wilfred Placencia of Dumaguete City is now back in Negros and enjoys his new title. Wilfred is always very proud in telling everyone that he is from the land of gentle people – Dumaguete City! Now that he is back in Dumaguete, city officials, his parents and alma mater were also recognizing his achievement as Philippines new national symbol.
After winning the 2nd highest placement in the prestigious Mister International Philippines, everything is now no longer the same, according to Wilfred. He is now being recognized because of his title. His family members were also very proud with his achievement during his homecoming. At present he is very focus on his studies in Silliman University taking up AB Political Science.
His new title now gives him a louder voice about his platforms and advocacy. As Mister International Philippines 1st runner up, Wilfred helps Mister International Philippines Gil Wagas in promoting healthy lifestyle.
Recently, after his homecoming his kababayans in Dumaguete hosted a dinner with some city officials, including DOT7 RD WEng Rowena Lu Y. Montecillo for the Regional Directors and Asec Rolando Canizal, Judi Quiachon , PTO head Myla Mae Bromo-Abellana & Christopher Don P Catacutan. The event was also part of the convergence program with DOT-USAID- DSWD that seeks to use the tourism markets as platform for integrating the poor communities particularly the beneficiaries of the DSWD in the Tourism Value Chain in Negros Oriental !
Congratulations Mister Dumaguete and hope you will bring home the honor on your international competition next year!