Miss Philippines Earth

Miss BALINGASAG, Misamis Oriental


Age: 20
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Measurements: 32 inches - 23 inches - 36 inches
Occupation/Education: College Student

Describe your childhood/growing up years (8-13 years old):
Living by the beach has gifted me a childhood filled with enchanting waves, golden sands, and endless adventures. The soothing rhythm of the ocean served as my lullaby, and the sunsets painted a canvas of memories that will last a lifetime. Amidst the playful laughter and carefree days, I discovered profound lessons that shaped my character and ignited a passion for giving back to the people who make our coastal community extraordinary.

What lessons did you learn from your childhood/growing years?
Growing up in such a picturesque setting wasn't just about the scenic beauty; it was an immersive education in resilience, adaptability, and appreciation for nature's wonders. The ebb and flow of the tides mirrored the cycles of life, teaching me the importance of embracing change and finding beauty in every phase.

Most memorable moment:
My journey through multiple pageants has been a transformative odyssey, but the pinnacle of my aspirations materialized when I participated in Miss Balingasag 2024 and emerged victorious. The path leading to this crowning achievement is adorned with countless memories, lessons, and personal growth that have shaped me into the confident and empowered individual I am today.

Every pageant I joined prior to Miss Balingasag 2024 was a stepping stone, a chapter in my story of self-discovery. Each competition, whether it brought success or challenges, served as a platform for refining my skills, polishing my poise, and cultivating a deeper understanding of myself. The resilience I developed through these experiences became an invaluable asset as I navigated the intricate world of pageantry.

Why do you want to be Miss Philippines Earth?
As a beauty queen, aspiring to be Miss Philippines Earth 204 is driven by a profound commitment to environmental advocacy, community service, and the desire to inspire positive change on a larger scale. The Miss Philippines Earth platform provides a unique opportunity to amplify my efforts in championing environmental conservation and sustainability. my desire to be Miss Philippines Earth 2024 stems from a genuine dedication to the environment and a vision of using this prestigious title as a powerful platform to effect meaningful change in the lives of individuals and the health of our planet.

What is your environmental advocacy and why did you choose this?
My environmental advocacy is to promote Marine life conservation. Having grown up in a coastal community, I Environmental Literacy, Environmental literacy is a noble and impactful advocacy that addresses the crucial need for knowledge, awareness, and understanding of environmental issues. As Miss Philippines Earth 2024, I am committed to championing environmental literacy as a means to empower individuals, communities, and future generations. Here's an expanded perspective on my advocacy for environmental literacy:
• Building a Foundation of Knowledge:
• Environmental literacy starts with the acquisition of knowledge about the environment, ecosystems, and the interconnectedness of living organisms. My advocacy involves promoting educational initiatives that ensure individuals have a solid foundation of understanding the natural world, including the impact of human activities on the environment.
• Raising Awareness of Environmental Issues:
• I believe that being environmentally literate goes beyond basic knowledge; it involves an acute awareness of the pressing environmental issues our planet faces. Through workshops, seminars, and awareness campaigns, I aim to shed light on topics such as climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution, and sustainable practices. By fostering awareness, I hope to inspire informed decision-making and responsible behavior.
• Encouraging Sustainable Practices:
• Environmental literacy empowers individuals to make choices that align with sustainability. I will advocate for the incorporation of eco-friendly practices into daily routines, whether it's reducing single-use plastics, conserving water, or adopting energy-efficient habits. These small, collective efforts contribute to a larger positive impact on the environment.
my advocacy for environmental literacy aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and awareness needed to make informed decisions that contribute to a sustainable and thriving planet. Through education, awareness, and community engagement, I aspire to foster a society that values and actively participates in the preservation of our precious environment.

What tip can you share to promote eco-tourism in your City or Municipality?
To promote eco-tourism in your municipality:
• Showcase Natural Beauty: Highlight local attractions like beaches and forests.
• Educational Tours: Offer guided tours with environmental insights.
• Community Involvement: Engage locals as guides and promote sustainable products.
• Eco-Friendly Accommodations: Certify and promote hotels with green practices.
• Waste Management: Implement proper waste disposal and recycling.
• Local Cuisine: Encourage local, organic food options.
• Promotional Campaigns: Use social media and travel publications to showcase eco-friendly initiatives.
• Partnerships: Collaborate with environmental organizations and travel agencies.
• Visitor Education: Provide information on responsible tourism through signage and materials.
These steps will help create a sustainable and eco-conscious tourism experience in your municipality.