Miss Universe Singapore 2017: Sharmen Diana Frugtniet
September 23, 2017 - miss universe
Once a plant of bullying, Sharmen Diana Frugtniet, 19, took things in her walk and managed to change her life for a better.
In primary and delegate school, she faced extremist taunts from her schoolmates, that disheartened her.
But Sharmen, whose father is Eurasian and mom Malay, overcame those problems with her fighting suggestion and a support from her friends and family.
Now, she wants to use Miss Universe Singapore (MUS) as a height to strech out to victims of bullying and assistance them turn stronger.
The early childhood preparation tyro during KLC International Institute told The New Paper: “I learnt how to quarrel for myself and gained certainty to do a things we like.
“I wish to quarrel for a victims of bullying. It is something we went through, so we wish to share my story. To me, bullying is a critical emanate that we should prominence given it leads to many disastrous consequences such as self-harm, basin and suicide.”Sharmen Diana Frugtniet
“Now, we take critique and disaster as proclivity to urge myself and strech over my goals.”
Sharmen is also a part-time indication who enjoys blogging about conform and beauty as good as examination documentaries about airplanes.
She said: “I devise to serve my modelling career as it has always been my dream. we also wish to turn a kindergarten clergyman after graduation.”
What is a means we wish to quarrel for in MUS 2017?
I wish to quarrel for a victims of bullying.
It is something we went by myself, so we wish to share my story.
To me, bullying is a critical emanate that we should prominence given it leads to many disastrous consequences such as self-harm, basin and suicide.
This year’s thesis is “Vie for a Beautiful Cause”. What does gift meant to you?
Charity means lending an additional hand.
It can be as elementary as giving behind to a village and enlivening strangers going by a tough time, display that there are others peaceful to listen and help.
I support Touch Community Services given we have seen – by videos online and even on a streets – how there are needy families in Singapore.
Touch Community Services supports low-income or single-parent families, and we trust there are many others out there who can assistance those in need.
I wish to assistance a children of these families, so they have a destiny and a dream as they grow up.
They can afterwards give behind to their relatives or guardians, and even a community, some day.
Which successful vital chairman would we like to meet?
(American speak uncover host) Oprah Winfrey. we watched The Oprah Winfrey Show with my mom until a final episode.
Winfrey has also left by a lot. Even when she gets knocked down, she will essay to do improved and learn from a knowledge to cover herself into a improved person.
What is a biggest plea confronting women today?
Body-shaming. Women feel a vigour to be accurately how a media perceives them, though we do not have to follow as prolonged as we are ourselves.
No one should have expectations of strangers as prolonged as they are healthy.
What is one special and singular talent we have?
I can turn my arm in one full round.
What is a biggest feat we wish to demeanour behind on when we are 60?
Being an MUS finalist. My silent has been a large fan of Miss Universe given a late 1980s, so for her to see her possess daughter competing (in a internal pageant) is so surreal.
WATCH SHARMEN’S VIDEO AT TNP.SG
WATCH THE FINALE
The Miss Universe Singapore 2017 culmination will be hold on Oct 11 during Resorts World Sentosa Convention Centre, West Ballroom.
Expect a wealthy five-course cooking with scintillating party and wines.
Individual tickets are from $400, and a list of 10 is from $3,888.
To buy tickets, revisit tnp.sg/mustickets
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