A Palaweña won a 1st runner up award in the Miss Heritage World 2015 held in Johannesburg, South Africa held on Sunday, November 15.
Maria Daziella Lazaro Gange was born and raised in Cuyo, Palawan to Engineers Wennie (of Guimaras) and Beth Lazaro (of Cuyo) Gange.
The eldest amongst 3 girls, she has been joining beauty pageants since 2009 and her titles include: Miss PALECO 2009, Mutya ng Palawan 1st runner up 2011, Miss Guimaras 2013, Miss Medicine @ CPU where she won the Miss CPU (Central Philippine University), 2015 Miss Heritage Philippines that brought her to compete in the Miss Heritage World.
Daz is a registered nurse and a Dept. of Health representative for Cuyo-Agutaya-Magsaysay. She travels from island to island, town to town all over Palawan to promote the Anti-TB Campaign of DOH.