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Miss Earth 2022: Meet the delegates from Austria, Korea, Scotland, and Wales

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Miss Earth organization announced a few more delegates confirmed to participate in Miss Earth 2022 in the Philippines this November. After two virtual editions, this year's pageant themed “ME Loves Fauna” will be taking on a "hybrid format" with virtual and on-ground events in the host country. Around 90 beauties from around the world are expected to compete. Meet the delegates from Austria, Korea, Scotland, and Wales: Miss Earth Austria 2022 Katharina Prager, 19, is currently attending a TV Academy in Vienna. As an international environmental and peace ambassador, she has planted trees in forests, together with the Climate and Energy Region Lainsitztal. Miss Earth Korea 2022 Mina Sue Choi is a 23-year-old communication major at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Miss Earth Scotland 2022 Marcie Reid, a 27-year-old office manager based in Croxley, is an advocate for sustainable living and actively campaigns and fundraises for environmental causes. She once organi

Miss Wales 2022 is Darcey Corria, first woman of color to win the pageant

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Darcey Corria bested 19 other finalists to be crowned Miss Wales 2022 in a glittering competition held at The Riverfront in Newport on Sunday, May 8. The 21-year-old model and advocate from Barry was born to a white mother and a father of Jamaican heritage. She became the first-ever woman of color to win the Miss Wales pageant. Chepstow's Zoe Scrimshaw and Bridgend's Catrin Harries were the first and second runners-up, respectively. The new Miss Wales volunteers for Race Equality First and helps women from black, Asian, and minority ethnic backgrounds in the community through health and fitness. She has also been actively involved in the Criminal Justice in Wales Anti-Racism Delivery Plan called Together Stronger. "I am elated and honored to announce that last night I was crowned Miss Wales 2022. My journey has been one of perseverance and dedication, I remained true to myself and worked my socks off so I am overjoyed that my hard work has paid off," she shared on soc

Miss Wales 2021: Olivia Harris to represent Wales at 70th Miss World in Puerto Rico

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Olivia Harris was crowned Miss Wales 2021 during the glistening competition held at The Riverfront, Newport on Saturday, September 11. The 18-year-old beauty from Magor succeeds Gabriella Jukes, Miss Wales 2019 who is the longest-reigning Miss Wales in history. She is a model, beauty therapist, and ambassador for Ready, Steady, Go, a charity that supports children with autism. Lauren Parkinson was announced as first runner-up and the second runner-up position was awarded to Emily Norris. "Dreams do come true," said the new Miss Wales. "Today marks another new chapter in my life as I sign my contract as a contestant for Miss World 2021, I am truly blessed," she added. Olivia will represent Wales at the 70th Miss World (Miss World 2021) pageant in San Juan, Puerto Rico this December. Photos: Danielle Latimer / Miss Wales