Senate commends Miss Earth 2014
The Senate will adopt on December 9 a resolution congratulating Jamie Herrell for winning the Miss Earth 2014 competition on November 29, 2014 at the University of the Philippines Theater in Diliman, Quezon City.
Senate Resolution No. 1039, authored by Senator Lito Lapid, recognizes the achievement of Herrell when she won the prestigious title against 83 other candidates from all over the world.
“Nineteen-year old Miss Earth Philippines 2013 title holder Jamie Herrell made the country proud when she won the prestigious Miss Earth crown on November 29, 2014,” the resolution stated.
The Cebuana beauty is the second Filipina to bag the Miss Earth title after Karla Henry, also a Cebuana, who won in 2008.
Aside from the Miss Earth title, Herrell also took home three special awards namely Miss Earth Hannah’s Beach Resort, Best in Swimsuit and Sun for Miss Earth.
The Miss Earth competition was first organized in 2001 to promote environmental awareness and the preservation of the earth.
“By being crowned this years’ most beautiful woman in the planet, Jamie Herrell gave Filipinos unparalleled pride and showed the world the grace and excellence of Filipino beauty,” the resolution said. /MP