FULL LIST: Miss Philippines Jamie Herrell is Miss Earth 2014, winners here
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' Jamie Herrell was crowned Miss Earth 2014 at the pageant's grand coronation night Saturday, November 29, at the UP Theater. The young candidate was crowned Miss PH Earth back in May, where she represented Cebu City.
The following were the runners-up:
- Miss Earth Fire: Russia, Anastasia Trusova
- Miss Earth Water: Venezuela, Maira Alexandra Rodriguez
- Miss Earth Air: USA, Andrea Neu
The evening opened with an upbeat first number, with the candidates emerging in floaty pink gowns. A video montage of their stay in the Philippines followed, as well as the announcement of the top 16. The swimsuit presentation was next, along with the evening gown competition.
Delegates from the following countries made the top 8:
- Slovak Republic
The Q&A session tested the candidates, who faced challenges like language barriers and nerves. When it was Jamie's turn and she was asked what she would do as a winner to reverse the effects of global warming, she said: "Global warming has been known to be a long, overdue issue [in terms of action, discussion] ...I will use my title to inspire others, help our environment, and we start with the kids...the kids are the people of tomorrow." View photos documenting Jamie's win here.