A Filipina-Pakstani from Las Pinas City, Queenierich Rehman bested 24 other girls as she was crowned Miss World Philippines 2012 during the coronation night in Manila Hotel Tent on June 24,2012.
Rehman, 24, and an Assumption College Alumna, will represent Philippines in the Miss World Competition on August 18, 2012 in Ordos, Inner Mongolia. Aside from the honor of representing our country, she also won 1 Million pesos and a brand new car.
She also brings home couple of special awards such as Miss World Traveler, Miss Photogenic, and Miss Philippines Prudential. Miss Pantene, Best in Talent and Best in Swimsuit.
Another special award she got is the Miss AMA-zing Beauty and Brains. During the Q and portion she was asked a tweeted question: As an ambassador of the Philippines, what are the best features of your country that you can project to the world?
She answered: I believe that wherever you will go here in the Philippines, it’s not the islands that make us special but of course the Filipinos who have warm hospitality, who are having smiles on their faces, and of course who will treat all foreigners the love and respect, and hospitality that they can give to them. I believe that the Philippines is a country that we can be proud of.”
Queenie was crowned by Miss World Philippines 2011 Gwendoline Ruais who won as Miss World 2011 1st Princess.
Many Filipinos are hoping that Queenierich Rehman will bring home the first Miss World crown for our country.
Filipinos are hoping that Queenie will bring home.
Other winners of Miss World Philippines 2012 are:
Mary Ann Ross Misa – 1st Princess
Vanessa Claudine Amman – 2nd Princess
April Love Jordan – 3rd Princess
Brenna Cassandra Gamboa – 4th Princess
4 out of the Top 5 already joined other National Pageants.
April Love Jordan and Mary Ann Ross Misa were semi finalist in Bb. Pilipinas in 2009 and 2010 respectively while Brenna Cassandra Gamboa was a semi finalist in Miss Philippines Earth 2011. Queenierich Rehman was a finalist in Bb. Pilipinas 2011 where she also won Best in Swimsuit.
Other winners of special awards are:
Best in Long Gown – April Love Jordan
Miss Friendship – Vanessa Claudine Amman
Best in Fashion Runway – Brenna Cassandra Gamboa
Miss Laguna World – Vanessa Claudine Amman
Miss Manny O’ Wine – Brenna Cassandra Gamboa
Smart People’s Choice – Vania Valiry Vispo
Miss Olay – Vanessa Claudine Amman
*special thanks to Myk Cruz for helping us to watch the coronation night.