Fil-Brit beauty crowned Miss Universe Philippines
May 1, 2017 - miss universe
MANILA, Philippines – Probably desirous by 2015 Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach who bagged a Bb. Pilipinas-Universe pretension on her third try, a Filipino-British competitor from Bicol won a tip pretension in this year’s Binibining Pilipinas beauty pageant. It was her second time to join a beauty pageant.
A local of Naga City, Camarines Sur, Rachel Peters, 25, bested 39 other hopefuls to be crowned Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2017 during a accession night Sunday during a Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City.
During a doubt and answer portion, a 5’9” beauty called for togetherness when asked by European Union Ambassador Franz Jessen, one of a judges, about her summary to a Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders if she were invited to pronounce during a informal limit hold over a weekend.
“I trust that one of a biggest problems of a republic is divisiveness: in politics, sacrament and culture,” she said.
“I trust it is a same opposite a universe and that is something we would like to address. If we can learn to endure any other’s differences and honour any other, afterwards we will be a stronger republic going forward.”
Peters in her winning form during a swimsuit competition.
Peters, an events organizer, graduated with a grade in Business, Tourism and Events from La Trobe University in Australia and finished her International Baccalaureate during a British School in Phuket, Thailand.
In 2014, Peters was crowned 4th Princess in a Miss World Philippines pageant. She will paint a Philippines in a 2017 Miss Universe pageant.
The rest of a winners are: Maria Angelica de Leon, Bb. Pilipinas-International, 23, from Las Piñas City, a daughter of actors Christopher de Leon and Sandy Andolong (See associated story in Funfare, Page C1); Nelda Ibe, Bb. Pilipinas-Globe, 23, from Tarlac City, a cadet pilot; Chanel Olive Thomas, Bb. Pilipinas-Supranational, 26, from San Antonio, Nueva Ecija, who has a Certificate III in Business Administration, Certificate III and IV in Fitness; Katarina Rodriguez, Bb. Pilipinas-Intercontinental, 24, from Davao City; and Elizabeth Durado Clenci, Bb. Pilipinas-Grand International, 26, from Mandaue City, Cebu, a full-time event bassist.
Runners-up were Charmaine Elima (first), 24, from Binangonan, Rizal, a Philippine Airlines moody attendant and Kristel Guelos (second), 24, from Tanauan City, Batangas, a dentistry connoisseur from Centro Escolar University.