Mr. Model Search International 2023 Kenneth Jhayve Bautista paid a courtesy visit to Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas this morning, Jan. 17, at the Provincial Governor’s Office.
Bautista is the first iBenguet to win an international pageant title. He was also awarded Best in National Costume and Best in Swimwear. The said pageant was held in Vietnam last Jan. 7.
Meanwhile, Bautista also won 1st Runner-up during Mr. World Universe International 2022 held in Vietnam last year.
The international pageant title holder is an advocate of Cordilleran culture and identity. He is the founder and president of Binnadang Cultural Dance Group who promote Cordilleran culture and traditional dances.