[Cebu City] April 7, 2022 – On Saturday, April 2, Philippine bet Michelle Arceo finished first runner-up in the Miss Environment International 2022 finals in Mumbai, India (Sunday, April 3 in Manila).
The Miss World Philippines organization shared a post of the ALV Pageant Circle greeting Arceo. “You made us all proud! Thank you for raising our flag! You are truly an Exceptionally Empowered Filipina!”
Michelle Arceo, the newly crowned Miss Ecosystem also won awards for Best in National Costume and Best in Environmental Video.
The following are the rest of the final:
- 2nd runner-up, Miss Biodiversity: Sky Amelia, South Sudan
- 3rd runner-up, Miss Aqua: Mariel Zuñiga, Peru
- 4th runner up, Miss Fauna: Jemy Mandem, Zimbabwe
Michelle Arceo, 21, won the crown of Miss Environment Philippines in October 2021 during the Miss World Philippines pageant.
Arceo’s commendable performance in the Miss Environment International 2022 finals is a testament to her dedication, intellect, as well as passion for environmental causes. Her success not only brings honor to her country but also serves as an inspiration to aspiring beauty queens who aim to use their platform for positive change and sustainability.
The Miss Environment International competition showcases the importance of environmental conservation and the need for global collaboration in addressing pressing ecological issues. Michelle Arceo’s commendable performance underscores the Philippines’ dedication to protecting and preserving the environment, contributing to the global efforts towards a greener and more sustainable planet.