CDN Pacita , San Pedro, Laguna – Winning 8 out of 12 special awards including Best in Talent and Best in Uniform which are the most sought after prizes, 4th year student Rajesh James de Leon was the favorite to win the title and at the end of the pageant, he was crowned Mr. Science 2014 at the CDN Arena last October 4. Another senior, Joyce Mitra, was also proclaimed Ms. Science 2014 and was crowned by Dr. Mark G. Acierto and his wife Ms. Sarah S. Acierto.
Joining Rajesh and Joyce in the winning circle were Junell Gotico & Irah Cullado (1st Runners Up), Aldrin Miñosa & Iris Tomboc (2nd Runners Up) Gabriel Avena & Mary Viem Delizo (3rd Runners Up) and Charles Albrecht & Hillary Faith Hervias (4th Runners Up)
Aldin Miñosa’s Engineering attire was the over-all best costume and a certificate was given to his designer at the start of the show. Other winners of special awards given were: BEST IN SCHOOL UNIFORM – Rajesh James de Leon & Irah Cullado; TEACHERS’ CHOICE – Charles Albrecht & Irah Cullado; STUDENTS’ CHOICE – Dominic Palatolon & Julia Basangan; BEST IN COSTUME – Rajesh James de Leon & Mary Viem Delizo; MR. & MS. FRIENDSHIP – Rajesh James de Leon & Mary Viem Delizo; BEST IN TALENT SHOW – Rajesh James de Leon & Hillary Faith Hervias; NETIZENS’ CHOICE – Dominic Palatolon & Mia Alexa Guinto; BEST IN CASUAL WEAR – Rajesh James de Leon & Joyce Mitra; MR. & MS. PHOTOGENIC – Rajesh James de Leon & Irah Cullado; DIRECTOR’S CHOICE – Gabriel Avena & Iris Tomboc;
MR. & MS. PERSONALITY – Rajesh James de Leon & Rouie Anne Sacdalan; BEST IN FORMAL WEAR – Rajesh James de Leon & Joyce Mitra.
Judges during the pageant were former Ms. Science Karen Huervas Caro, former Mr. Science Raphael Soliman, actor Gio Alvarez, beauty queen Mia Narvaja Pondare and pageant enthusiast Charison Abadier.
Outgoing titlists David Kingston and college student Daisherene Driza were also on hand to relinquish their crowns as Mr. & Ms. Science 2013.