[by Rizadel S. Miras]
Fuschia Anne Ravena from Tisa, Cebu City bagged the first-ever Miss International Queen Philippines 2022 held at SMX Convention Center on Sunday, March 6.
During the Top 3, Ravena emphasized staying strong and having faith in God in these difficult times.
“Just stay strong and have faith in God because I always believe that we should be strong enough to handle the situation and it is a very big opportunity for me to stay strong, especially in these challenging times.”
“I have been experiencing a lot through these years and this pandemic, I stay strong, instead because I know I have a purpose in this world and if I will be Miss International Queen, I will tell to the world to have a strong faith in God and stay strong.
In a Facebook post, after winning the title, Ravena looked back on the challenges she faced the past few weeks and to all the people who helped her.
“The past few weeks have been one of the most challenging phases in my life. Only a few people know what personal battles I have to go through going into the final stretch of the Miss International Queen Philippines pageant. It was a challenge to keep my focus, but still, the show must go on and I have to put up a smile, stay strong and have faith in my creator. ” Ravena said.
“Before this night ends, I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to my family – my biggest support system, my friends who believed in me and to my team.” She added.
Other placers of the pageant are Anne Patricia Lorenzo,1st Runner-Up from Manila, and Shane Lee Ahn, 2nd Runner Up from Inayawan, Cebu City
Ravena will represent the country in the Miss International Queen Pageant 2022 that will be held in Thailand this June 2022. ###
[Photo courtesy: normannorman.com & Official Facebook page of Fuschia Anne Ravena]