ELISA MANALO, Miss Luzon 1937
Kapampangan Elisa "Ely" Manalo was also elected Miss Radio of 1937, a contest that counted previous contestants like Lina Flor and Carmen Rosales. Like many beauty queens before her, she was lured into showbiz and was cast in the movie "Anna Maria", produced by Silangan Movietone Pictures in 1939.
SONIA ORTALIZ GAMBOA, Miss Visayas 1937
Sonia Ortaliz Gamboa is the daughter of Jose Benedicto Gamboa and Eliza Ortaliz. She is from Silay City, Negros Occidental. In 1936, she reigned as queen of the Iloilo Carnival. She married Horacio Santos, whose family founded Prudential Bank and Trust Company. Their children include: Sonia, Jose Ma., Ma. Cristina, Horacio Jr., Roberto, Alessandro, Victor Roman and Regina Victoria.
ADELA COSCOLLUELA, Miss Mindanao 1937
Adelaida Coscolluela comes from the prominent Coscolluela family of Negros. "Daiding" died young at the age of 28.