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Miss Chinatown Manila 2002 Pageant
馬 尼 拉 華 埠 小 姐 競 選

DATE:   Saturday, February 16
VENUE:   Manila Hotel, Fiesta Pavillion Ballroom, Manila

Miss Chinatown Manila Champion 馬尼拉華埠小姐冠軍-
First Runner-up 亞軍-
Second Runner-up 季軍-
Grace Kyung Hee Lee
Luv Suntay
Tanya Yuquimpo
Miss Photogenic 最上鏡小姐-
Best in Cheongsam / 最佳長衫演繹獎-
Miss Friendship / 友誼小姐-
Grace Kyung Hee Lee
Grace Kyung Hee Lee
Grace Kyung Hee Lee
Finalists -
Sheryll Ang
Rowena Ong
Frices Ang
Susan Ocson
Mary Joice So
Jemily Infantes

*Grace represented Manila at the 2003 Miss Chinese International pageant in Hong Kong where she won the Miss Vitality award.
*Tanya Yuquimpo also competed at Mutya ng Pilipinas 2004 where she made the Top 15.
Grace Lee is 19 years-old and is University freshman studying political science with aspirations of becoming a lawyer. Grace, born to Korean parents, moved to the Philippines at the age of 11.  Her grandmother is a quarter Chinese.
1st Runner-up Luv Suntay is a 24 year-old University student studying medicine.  Luv is half Filipino and half Chinese.  She speaks fluent Mandarin.

The 9 candidates for the crown, from left:  Tanya Yuquimpo, Luv Suntay, Sheryll Ang,
Rowena Ong, Frices Ang, Susan Ocson, Mary Joice So, Jemily Infantes, Grace Lee.
The candidates meeting the press.

Images courtesy of:   Manila Standard / Philippine Daily Inquirer

Grace being crowned by Manila Mayor Lito Atienza as 2nd Runner-up Tanya Yuquimpo looks on.
Another photo of the crowning moment with 1st Runner-up Luv Suntay on the right.
Grace Lee, center, flanked by Luv on the left and Tanya, right.

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