Ms PH Earth Vigan: Mabel Joy Verceles
NAME: Mabel Joy L. Verceles
MUNICIPALITY OR CITY: Vigan
CAREER OR OCCUPATION: Marketing Officer, Mobkard
HOBBIES: Reading and cooking
How she describes her childhood: I remember myself selling yema and tamarind candy to my classmates on school days. I also sold banana cue during weekends to help my mother who was a single parent.
Most memorable moment: My most memorable moment was when I first joined a beauty pageant and won the competition. It was then that I realized that I was beautiful and I decided to use my beauty for a cause.
Most unusual thing she’s done: The most unusual thing I have ever done is the preparations I have gone through for this competition because it made me come out from my comfort zone. It is also the most exciting because I know that after this I will become a better version of myself.
Her ambition in life: My ambition is to become a successful career woman to inspire people to pursue anything they want in life and never give or make an excuse because we only live once and we have to make the best out of it.
Why she wants to be Miss Philippines-Earth 2014: I want to become Miss Philippines Earth 2014 because I dreamed to be one and I will do whatever it takes to make it a reality.
Environmental advocacy: My environmental advocacy is to promote proper waste management because improper waste disposal leads to other kinds of pollution that affect the environment and people. – Rappler.com